Global hunger - gone in our lifetime?

Marcus Roberts | 26 November 2013
The head of the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation thinks it is possible.

The “biggest best story in development”

Shannon Buckley | 27 May 2012
This month The Economist reports that Africa is currently experiencing significant falls in child mortality rates across the continent. Fantastic demographic news. In fact Michael Clemens of the Centre for Global Development names it “the biggest, best story in development”.

Africa passes billion mark

Michael Cook | 23 November 2009
A few interesting figures from the United Nations Population Fund report stand out.
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