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Despite the concerted efforts of many players, global progress in child survival has slowed compared to the advances of previous decades. Maternal mortality— deaths of women in pregnancy and childbirth—remains at almost the same level as 20 years...
Three childhood experiences set me on the course to working to restore degraded land through helping to connect people to nature. My mother’s strong and unwavering faith helped me to appreciate that life was about more than what we could accumulate...
Humanity is at a crossroads: we face both the opportunities and challenges of a range of powerful and emerging technologies that will drive radical shifts in the way we live. The accelerated pace at which technologies, such as artificial intelligence...
  • 18 Jun 2018
  • John Sauer, Giovanni Dusabe
  • Pages: 2
Guaranteeing safely managed clean water and sanitation for everyone remains one of the biggest global challenges that are solvable in our lifetimes. But we must prioritize collaboration and monitoring.
The Severin Sea Lodge, set on the sprawling Bamburi Beach near Mombasa, has 400 rooms overlooking the Indian Ocean. Guests from Europe, Africa and within Kenya itself vacation there. The water is clean and the hotel is doing its best to keep it that way.
  • 27 Dec 2012
  • Fábio Henrique Bittes Terra, Fernando Ferrari Filho
  • Pages: 16
As is well known, Keynes proposed deliberate government action, particularly the implementation of economic policies, to coordinate and stabilize the dynamic of monetary economies. In that context, this article aims to retrieve and describe the...
Rwanda’s moniker, “land of a thousand hills,” not only attests to the country’s unique geography but also suggests the trajectory of Kigali through its many crises to become a model sustainable city.
Since late last year, the greater Darfur region of western Sudan has been plunged into one of the worst emergencies in the world today. Many thousands of villagers have been killed as the Sudanese armed forces and a governmentbacked militia seek to...
I was woken in the middle of the night by a thud on the hull of our boat. We rushed up on deck to find we were surrounded by pieces of plastic floating in the ocean. It didn’t make any sense. We were over 1000 miles from land. The closest people to...
Until recently, little information has been available on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the Nepalese population. Prior to the recognition of HIV/AIDS as a national health problem in the mid-1990s, health authorities in Nepal paid little...
  • 04 Feb 2019
  • Valeria Arza, Anabel Marín, Emanuel López, Lilia Stubrin
  • Pages: 26
The opportunities for innovation that arise from natural-resource production are associated with the formation of knowledge networks that facilitate learning both within and outside the sectors in question. This article identifies the types of...
Early and universal marriage has traditionally been the norm in Nepalese culture, although the practise of delayed marriage appears to be on the increase. In 1961, nearly 75 per cent of young women aged 15 to 19 years were married; this figure...
  • 22 Jan 2019
  • Carlos Lopes
  • Pages: 4
He could give you his full attention for a few seconds and leave you with the feeling you mattered. This is a quality you will recognize in very few individuals. It is emotional and profound. That’s because people occupying powerful positions more...
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