Yanis Ben Amor, executive director of the Center for Sustainable Development at the Earth Institute, uses his background in molecular biology to fight for health care access and education in Africa and South Asia.
Poverty / Development Archives - State of the Planet
Two futures exist for this neighborhood: one of gentrification and luxury real estate, the other of environmental justice, job growth and opportunities for people whose families have called Sunset Park home for generations.
In his new book, Philanthropy and Society, research scholar David Maurrasse highlights strategic and inclusive tactics that help philanthropic institutions to more effectively serve their communities.
Because of the intertwined crises of poverty and environmental stress, the future is bleak for coffee farmers in many countries — but it doesn’t have to be this way.
At a time of harsh divisions across the world, this small island off the coast of Africa is one of only four countries free from both domestic and international conflict. What’s its secret?
Sorting out the factors that drive migration can help countries to plan ahead and provide support systems.
Detailed population data from the project is helping to protect against disease and plan for new schools in low- and middle-income countries. It may also enhance food security and disaster response.
The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment’s annual training session will be held in June 2020.
A new report reveals the importance of a broad understanding of “peace and security” to account for the challenges Mozambican women and girls face every day.