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By Project Syndicate - May 19,2018
By Manzoor Qadir and Vladimir SmakhtinHAMILTON, CANADA — In many parts of the world, there are simply no more conventional freshwater resources available to meet growing demand.
By Project Syndicate - May 19,2018
By Michel Sidibé and Lucica DitiuGENEVA — When Mabruka was 18, she came home from school one day and started coughing up blood.
By Project Syndicate - May 16,2018
By Anderson E. Stanciole and Federica MaurizioBANGKOK — Mai was 17 years old when she and her boyfriend became sexually active. Because unmarried adolescents in their country cannot access contraception without parental consent, they decided to make do without.
By Project Syndicate - May 13,2018
By Helen Clark and Sania Nishtar NEW YORK — Over the past few decades, the international community has tasked itself with achieving a wide range of social and environmental objectives, many of which are enshrined in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) for
By Project Syndicate - May 12,2018
By Rabah Arezki and Hafez GhanemWASHINGTON, DC — Countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) possess all of the ingredients they need to leapfrog into the digital future.
By Project Syndicate - May 12,2018
By James Manyika and Myron ScholesSAN FRANCISCO — For years, one of the big puzzles in economics has been accounting for declining productivity growth in the United States and other advanced economies.
By Project Syndicate - May 06,2018
By Poonam Khetrapal Singh and Shin Young-sooNEW DELHI/MANILA — In Southeast Asia’s Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), the battle against malaria is advancing at a rapid pace.
By Project Syndicate - Apr 19,2018
Enrique ter Horst and Hugo PalmaCARACAS/LIMA — On December 6, 1998, Hugo Chávez was elected president of Venezuela.
By Project Syndicate - Apr 14,2018
By Aris Persidis and Andreas PersidisCHARLOTTESVILLE — Producing effective medicines requires huge investments of time and money. The average drug on the market today spent a decade in the lab and in clinical trials, and cost more than $2 billion to develop.
By Project Syndicate - Mar 29,2018
By Joanne Liu and Paul FarmerBOSTON/GENEVA — In an age of rapid technological innovation, it is shameful that almost two million people will die from tuberculosis (TB) this year because they are too poor to afford treatment.



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