At the request of the Government of Nepal, urban search and rescue (USAR) teams are working around the clock to locate, extract and provide initial medical support to victims trapped by collapsed structures.
Every year pollution kills an estimated 9 million people worldwide, most of them in poor countries. Take 30 seconds and see how pollution kills and why we should stop it.
For too long, the international community has neglected the instrumental role smallholder farmers can play in providing food and reducing poverty in the developing world. That’s according to Roger Thurow, a senior fellow on global agriculture and food policy at The Chicago Council on Global Affairs in this video interview for Feeding Development. Now, Thurow said, the development community is waking up to these farmers’ potential.