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A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of Global development.
Video playlists about Global development
11 talks •
A breadth of talks that explore and highlight the future of emerging markets across the globe.
How data can save lives
4 talks •
An exploration of what we can do to save the world with the massive amounts of data collected every day.
Talks about Global development
4 steps to ending extreme poverty
Can we call it a "world map" if it's missing a billion people?
A vision for the future of Afghanistan
The alliances needed to rebuild the developing world
We need to green the economy while restarting it
What if a single human right could change the world?
How online marketplaces can help local economies, not hurt them
Smruti Jukur Johari
What if the poor were part of city planning?
The unpaid work that GDP ignores — and why it really counts
How the West can adapt to a rising Asia
How "baby bonds" could help close the wealth gap
The global goals we've made progress on — and the ones we haven't
How we can help young people build a better future
5 transformational policies for a prosperous and sustainable world
Why it's too hard to start a business in Africa — and how to change it
The thrilling potential for off-grid solar energy
See all 82 talks on Global development