The Sustainable Development Goals ( SDGs)—a set of international targets adopted by the international community last September at the United Nations—recognizes the central role that quality…

Amit Dar, Salman Asim, Robert Chase |

South Asia is not fully realizing the potential of its cities for prosperity and livability, and, according to a new report by The World Bank, a big reason is that its urbanization has been both…

Mark Roberts |

Also available in: Français | العربية   A boat trip from Port Elizabeth to Kingstown, in the Caribbean country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, is a one-hour trip that locals take several…

Valerie Lorena |

With innovation taking a central role in driving markets, countries are increasingly looking to invest in innovation and technological change to be competitive and improve productivity. Innovation…

Nisha Arunatilake |

Encouraging healthy habits to reduce the risk of non-communicable diseases  Each time I visit local hospitals in Sri Lanka, my confidence in the public health service is renewed. I see a selfless…

Sandya Salgado |