How can Women be empowered to bring HIV down in east Africa?

How did organic food become a million dollar endeavor in the Egyptian desert?

Can for profit companies serve developing countries?

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January 29, 2016

Wage theft refers to a category of workplace violations that result in employees not being fully or properly compensated for their services. This can include not paying overtime hours, withholding checks after termination, tax misclassification, and paying below minimu...

December 20, 2015

The Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan hosts more than 130,000 Syrian refugees. When we visited in 2013 there were more than 5,000 new refugees arriving each day. While much has been discussed about the refugee problem in general, an estimated 9 million Syrians are believe...

June 25, 2015

The Millennium Villages Project seeks to meet the multi-faceted problem of poverty with a multi-faceted answer that meets goals relating to education, health, agriculture, community, and beyond.

A collaborative effort of the Earth Institute at Columbia University and...

January 1, 2015

Countries that have some of the characteristics of a developed market but not yet a developed market of their own are referred to as emerging markets. Markets can move between being developed and emerging based on their current status. The five major emerging national...

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