Though economists have long suspected that developing countries struggle to emerge from poverty because they lack robust financial sectors, few economists have tried to determine just how this phenomenon occurs until ...
If so many poor people live around national parks in developing countries, does that mean that these parks are contributing to their poverty?
A growing, more affluent population competing for ever scarcer resources could make for an "unrecognizable" world by 2050, researchers warned at a major US science conference Sunday.
What factors contribute to poor people in developing countries lifting themselves out of poverty?
Health experts will today call for a greater prioritization and targeting of aid to save the lives of mothers, newborns, and children in poor countries.
(AP) -- The U.N.'s climate chief says poor countries are right to expect that any funding they receive to combat global warming be kept separate from development aid or poverty relief.
Scientists are reporting a major advance in diagnosing tuberculosis: A new test can reveal in less than two hours, with very high accuracy, whether someone has the disease and if it's resistant to the main drug for treating ...
Global degradation of ecosystems is widely believed to threaten human welfare, yet accepted measures of well-being show that it is on average improving globally, both in poor countries and rich ones. A team of authors writing ...
Efforts by rich countries to provide drugs to help fight diseases in poor countries has accelerated disease resistance to antibiotics, a report out Tuesday said.
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new report from CSIRO identifies five global megatrends and eight megashocks that are changing the world.