No Fee Scan-and-Pay for All: Easier Life, Stronger Economy
The world’s second most populous country has embraced an instant payment system that completely revolutionized Indian commerce, facilitating transactions for big and small businesses alike, and simplifying the life of millions of citizens.
Second-Largest Lake Goes from an Illegal Hunting Ground… to a Tourist Attraction
Restoring Chilika lake, India’s second-largest, was the first step in saving the Mangalajodi wetland, and undertaking tourism-related initiatives was the obvious next to strengthening ecosystems, biodiversity, and the livelihoods of local communities.
Step Aside, Oil & Gas: Offshore Wind Farms Are Taking Over
In the northernmost part of Great Britain, wind farms are booming, and not only are they revitalizing Scottish villages whose economy mainly relied on oil and gas, but they also contribute to the country’s shift from polluting energy sources to renewable ones.
Fighting Disease: How Locals Can Be Health Workers Too
Determined to ease the burden of Sub-Saharan Africa as the origin point of many pandemics, Liberia adopted a new approach to breaking the pattern by making citizens from rural communities part of the crucial first line of defense against infectious diseases.
These Initiatives Are Breaking the Poverty Cycle
Under the leadership of Black mayors, a series of pilot programs aimed at pulling people out of poverty was launched across the United States, including a groundbreaking one in Stockton, California, which hopes to prove beyond a doubt the many benefits of guaranteed income.