Muddling Through in Mauritania: The Long, Long Road From Revenue Transparency to Government Accountability
Image source: Le Figaro To me, the moral of these stories is that Mauritania is what it is. Only two generations ago, most
In terms of loss of human life, this disaster was thankfully far less deadly than the earthquake on January 12, 2010, almost seven years ago now. But the real disaster -- chronic hunger, food insecurity, and dependency -- is yet to come.
And I just can't stop thinking about her. (Mothers and children wait to be seen at the Medishare clinic in Marmont, Haiti
International organizations often don't understand the "context" of the issues the way national groups do.
While food distribution is a necessary primary response to the current food crises, curbing climate change and supporting sound governance are just as vital to the interests of all nations.
LuminAID provides solar rechargeable lights to people around the world living in darkness
U.S. officials believe it to be too risky but sending aid airdrops is necessary to help Syrians, especially in the besieged Eastern city of Deir Ezzor, where thousands of Syrians are starving.
Traveling ignites something in the soul - there's no denying that. Every new experience, every new place explored, and every cultural barrier knocked down brings about a change in our perspectives and in the very way we live our lives.
Less than 5 percent of American donation dollars went to international causes, and an even smaller fraction was allocated for effective anti-poverty relief. Unfortunately, this means that the majority of American charitable dollars never reaches the people in the developing world, those who need our help the most.
The Gaza Strip is among the most densely populated areas in the world, and the 1.8 million Palestinian residents suffer from economy-crippling mobility restrictions. They survived an exceptionally cold winter, in which at least four babies died of exposure, and are now enduring a summer of record-breaking heat.