Simple mud concrete bricks provide the most affordable and sustainable houses in the tropics, a Sri-Lankan study suggests.

India has been ranked 93rd among 128 countries in the world in social progress. The Social Progress Index-2017 classifies India one of the ‘Lower Middle Social Progress’ countries with a score of 58.39. India scores very poorly on environmental quality reveals the global index.

LONDON, June 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Migrants working in rich countries sent home almost half a trillion dollars in 2016, helping to lift families out of poverty by providing financial st

According to the World Bank's report 'African cities opening doors to the world' potential investors and trading partners quickly see evidence of the physical and economic dysfunction that constrai

The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) has announced Africa’s first residential project that has met the EDGE resource-efficiency standard, which will be receiving EDGE final certification

The sharp curve on Greams Road often makes several commuters stop and stare at a large building with foliage shooting out of concrete limbs.

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Protesters demanding better housing clashed with police in Johannesburg townships for the fourth straight day on Thursday,

The Telangana Social Development Report 2017(TSDR) presents a statistical profile of the social sector in the state of Telangana, drawing on data from various rounds of NSSO supplemented by Census data, for the districts comprising the state prior to district re-organisation in 2016.

The Fragile States Index (FSI) is an annual ranking of 178 countries based on the different pressures they face that impact their levels of fragility. The Index is based on The Fund for Peace’s proprietary Conflict Assessment System Tool (CAST) analytical approach.

Central America is undergoing an important transition. Urban populations are increasing at accelerated speeds, bringing pressing challenges for development, as well as opportunities to boost sustained, inclusive and resilient growth.

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