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Rocky road ahead, Issue 38, 04 July 2016

Best-selling novelist Louis de Bernières reports on how schools are faring in Nepal following years of destructive civil war.

Growing goodness, Issue 38, 04 July 2016

A new plant breeding strategy promises to combat malnutrition, reports Yassir Islam.

Millions of miracles now, Issue 38, 04 July 2016

2007 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus explains why social business enterprises are critical to ending poverty.


Development redraws the map, 31 March 2015

A new series of global cartograms depict not the physical size of countries but their wealth, health and income.

Haitian anti-slavery sculpture tours UK, 31 March 2014

Haitian artists have produced a sculpture representing their continuing struggle for freedom and human rights.

Site for sight, 31 March 2014

A new regional health centre in The Gambia, which will serve eight West African countries, could save hundreds of thousands from blindness and prevent conflict.