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Songdo smart city is at the cutting edge of the Fourth Industrial Revolution as well as home to the UN’s Green Climate Fund (https://www.greenclimate.fund). Photo: David South

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Professionals features posts of interest to those either working and/or studying in international development, or health and human development. Posts will tackle serious issues that have a significant impact on professionals, or the field in general.

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Insects Can Help in Food Crisis

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY  For many years it was a given that the world’s problem was not a lack of food, but that it was unfairly shared. But as the switch to biofuels gathers pace, farmland is being diverted away from growing food for people, to food for fuel. On […]

African Youth Want to do Business in Fast-growing Economy

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY Africa’s growing economy is meeting head-on an optimistic young population keen to start businesses. At least that is what a new poll of African youth says, finding that one in five Africans between the ages of 15 and 24 without a current business wants to start […]

Prisons With Green Solutions

An ingenious solution is helping Rwanda reduce the cost of running its bursting prisons, while improving conditions for the prisoners and helping protect the environment. The country’s prison population soared to a peak of 120,000 suspects awaiting trial for their role in the 1994 genocide, in which 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were killed. The […]

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