A lot of global development news broke in 2014. With the help of ONE's excellent policy team, we rounded up the most important findings of the year, from nutrition to energy. Scroll through to catch up on facts you may have missed.
Every year, the Tech Awards recognises individuals and organisations that are creating innovations that make the world a better place. Some of these technologies are completely new inventions, and others are innovative uses of existing technologies. Here are 10 of the best.
We just launched a new report with this shocking fact: at least one trillion dollars is siphoned out of poor countries EACH year, robbing governments of valuable resources that could be used to fund the fight against extreme poverty, disease and hunger. Why is this happening exactly? These 3 facts sum it up.
ONE's Social Editor, Malaka Gharib created these nifty cartoons explaining the 'hunger season,' the period when a farming family's crop stockpiles start to run out.
African smallholder farmers are the people that feed Africa - but struggle to feed themselves. How is this possible? We’ve put the top three findings into share graphics to help visually break down this phenomenon and make it easy for you to learn the facts and share them on social media.
Photo: Centres for Disease Control Today is World Malaria Day and we’re asking ONE members to join the global movement to eradicate it. This deadly but preventable disease, spread by mosquitoes, causes 660,000 deaths a year – 90% of them in Africa. Thanks to political will and sustained investment, together the world has saved 1 million lives in just a decade. And 50 countries are on track to reduce malaria by 75% by 2015. So how can you get involved? We’ve made...
ONE co-founder Bono made the case that eliminating extreme poverty is possible by 2030 during his speech at the 2013 TED Conference in Long Beach, California, yesterday. The 2005 TED Prize winner said that transparency, coupled with information technology, is helping to power the fight to the finish – and a new generation of fact-based activists, or “factivists,” could lead the way. Bono encouraged the audience of changemakers to fight apathy, cynicism and inertia and use evidence and statistics to...
ONE Co-founder Bono gave a powerful speech on activism and global social movements to a crowd of 700 students at Georgetown University last night. His nearly hour-long speech received a standing ovation and praise on Twitter and Facebook. Many students walked away feeling inspired and uplifted. “Best speech ever,” one student remarked as he left the building. “This is going to be all over YouTube tomorrow,” another said.
As you know ONE is running a massive campaign around agriculture, a topic that has become so important given the destructive famine in the Horn of Africa. To help get your motor running on all things ag (as we affectionately call it here at ONE) Kelly Hauser from our global policy team and I have teamed together to create our first graphic novel, Agriculture 101. Each week, we’ll publish a new chapter of Agriculture 101,...