German medical device company Bitop is looking for a new way to protect at-risk populations, particularly in countries with developing industry
The band is asking fans to help spread awareness about land grabs by submitting images and videos.
Zynga partnered with American restaurant chain Pizza Hut to raise money for the World Bank’s 2011 World Hunger relief campaign by enabling in-game purchases of virtual items linked to charitable causes.
Emerging markets have offered to contribute more to the IMF and play a larger role in global governance.
China is redefining the continent's economic landscape and gradually displacing the influence and relevance of western governments, corporations and development agencies. Beijing now lends more to Africa than the World Bank does.
A group of hackers is threatening war against its perception of a global banking cartel guilty of rigging markets and destroying the world economy.
Soaring prices have created a ‘toxic brew of real pain contributing to social unrest’, says Robert Zoellick, urging action by the Group of 20 as 44m people are said to have have fallen into extreme poverty.
One of the sparks for the political unrest that has erupted across North Africa was frustration over the lack of jobs and the rising price of food. So any new governments ushered in by the wave of popular protests won’t have a very long honeymoon.