The World Bank estimates that for every 10 percent increase in high-speed Internet connections, a country’s gross domestic product rises by 1.3 percent.
A new digital platform called 2KUZE is set to revolutionize how farmers get their goods to market in East Africa and make more money for them.
The Cerro Verde copper mine built a wastewater treatment plant for Arequipa, Peru, solving the town's clean water needs as well as its own.
The U.S. gives the green light to build the Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry oil from Canada to refineries along the Texas Gulf Coast once complete.
The Green Climate Fund will help developing countries mitigate and adapt to climate change. The fund has already approved eight proposals.
A Mexican group, Isla Urbana, is collecting and cleaning rainwater for households, schools and health clinics, and changing lives.
At the turn of the century, as much as 10 percent of the world's children died before they reached their fifth birthday, and one-fourth...
How can I best help the poor? Could I survive as a refugee? The British website Training Zone picked five mobile learning apps that...
Imagine a giant version of the South African flag — 66 football fields long and big enough to be seen from space — made of 2.5 million desert plants.