As Urbanisation Grows, Cities Unveil Sustainable Development Solutions

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 31 (IPS) – Over half of the world’s population now live in cities,…

Solar Cookers Produce More Than Food for Mexican Women

VILLA DE ZAACHILA, Mexico, Oct 30 (IPS) – The sun’s rays are also used to cook…

If India Stopped Growing, Would the IMF and World Bank Say So?

WASHINGTON DC, Oct 30 (IPS) – Justin Sandefur is a senior fellow at the Center for…

Africa Watch: Morocco Tourism Gains Momentum

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 30 (IPS) – The crème de la crème of Hollywood was in Marrakech,…

How Can We All Hear That the World is on Fire?

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 29 (IPS) – Andrew Bovarnick is Lead Natural Resource Economist and Global Head…

Mother Earth’s Café Dares Climate Crises in India

SHILLONG, India, Oct 29 (IPS) – The sun has barely risen when Phlida Kharshala shakes her…

UN Turns to Global Investors for Billions Needed for its 2030 Development Agenda

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 29 (IPS) – A Republican US Senator of a bygone era was once…

Nepal and Colombia Struggle With Mental Health Burden of Conflict

Oct 29 (IPS) – Children sit in a circle experimenting with different colours on palettes at…

India has a Groundwater Problem

MUMBAI, India, Oct 29 (IPS) – A majority of India’s water problems are those relating to…

More Women in Latin America are Working, but Gender Gap Persists, New UN Figures Show

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 28 (IPS) – More women are entering the workforce across Latin America, with an increase…