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Bricking it: turning human waste into clean fuel A social enterprise is transforming human waste into a clean, affordable fuel in Kenya. It smells like the future, discovers Oliver Balch Energy Environment Innovation Science Social Enterprise Society Sustainable Development
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'Inequality is not inevitable, it's a choice' Inequality is a policy choice. Governments can close the gap between rich and poor, and some are already doing so Economics Society
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Benin children freed from captivity Hundreds of children in Benin have been freed in a significant victory against the damaging voodoo ‘convents’ in the country. Society
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UK law puts gender on development agenda In early 2014, we reported on the UK passing a law requiring development agencies to consider gender equality when funding foreign aid proje... Society
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The new UN sustainable development goals: what's different? This weekend the UN sustainable development goals will be agreed upon at a summit in New York. Asghar Zaidi explains how the new goals aim t... Opinion Sustainable Development
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Closing the immunisation gap This week marks the fourth annual World Immunization Week. Kylie Bull reports on how the increasing use of child vaccinations is saving live... Health
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