Development & Education

Development & Education

Kenyan communities succeed in managing scarce water, where aid projects once foundered

Water is the most precious resource for communities around the globe. Yet, surprisingly, aid projects to drill wells in Kenya often failed because people didn't maintain the wells. Now communities are taking responsibility for cooperatively managing their water and their success is leading them to tackle other problems, like education.

Development & Education

Quake victims at the G8

This year's G8 summit takes place in L'Aquila, the site of a devastating earthquake in April. Locals who've been living in tents since the quake are protesting. They say too much went into preparing for the G8 and too little into helping L'Aquila recover.

Development & Education

Dubai launches subway system

Dubai opened the Arab Peninsula's first metro system today. It's to become the world's longest driverless train system. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with John Alexander Smith, professor of Architecture and Interior Design at American University in Dubai.