Internal migration

By 2050, it is projected that 70% of the world's population will live in cities. 5.2 billion urban residents are expected in Asia and Africa. How is internal migration shaping these cities? 

The two sides of ecotourism in Borneo

Asia’s largest island, Borneo, is fast becoming a destination of choice for tourists keen to experience unusual wildlife and natural landscapes

Discovering megacities

By 2050 it is expected that 70% of the world population will live in urban areas. Find out more about the areas these people will live in - megacities

Millennium Development Goals 1-4

The Millennium Development Goals were set in 2000 at a United Nations summit. The targets were ambitious, but realistic, and all had a deadline of 2015

Natural disasters and conflict

Hard-to-tackle geographical challenges continue to hinder the development of some of the world’s very poorest countries

What is globalisation?

Globalisation is the increasing connections between places and people across the planet, established through trade, politics and cultural exchanges, and helped by technology and transport

Gendered divisions in work and care

Dr Alice Evans is Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Cambridge and she researches inequality, cities, and social change

Migrants on the margins

Professor Michael Collyer, a Reader in Geography at the University of Sussex talks to us about Migrants on the margins.

Inequality

Ricardo Fuentes-Nieva is Head of Oxfam GB research and co-author of Oxfam’s 2013 Report ‘Working for the Few’ which focuses on economic inequality

Production networks and trade

Shamel Azmeh is a Fellow at the Department of International Development at London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), a visiting fellow at Brooks World Poverty Institute at the University of Manchester, and an associate lecturer at Lancaster Environment Centre at the University of Lancaster

ICT and development

Chris Foster is a Researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute which is part of the University of Oxford

Conflict and peace

What is conflict and how does it impact sustainable development? This subject knowledge animation explores the global impact of violence and the promotion of peace and justice

Sustainable consumption and production

Should the global population reach 9.6 billion by 2050, the equivalent of almost three planets could be required to provide the natural resources needed to sustain current lifestyles