Studies indicate that in India alone, only 30 percent of the IT workforce is female. Most women in IT start well, but their careers are disrupted five to 10 years in, thanks to marriage or…

Ramalatha Marimuthu |

According to the latest available purchasing power parity (PPP) data, China’s gross domestic product (GDP) in PPP terms overtook the USA’s in 2013, and now accounts for nearly 19% of the global…

Edie Purdie |

Thanks to the Niger Irrigation Program (NIP) farmers in Niger now have access to solar-powered drip irrigation technology, enabling them to produce more with less water and energy, improving their…

Caitriona Palmer |

Even in the most challenging places, investment and growth are possible. And of all the places most in need of development, the Sahel must sit near the top of the list.

Aliou Maiga |

World-Bank funded Bihar Panchayat Strengthening Project is improving local governance in Bihar, one of India’s poorest states.

Farah Zahir |

Interesting new results show that increasing women's control over their earnings via direct deposit and ability to use bank accounts can help bring women into the labor market and stay there…

Markus Goldstein |

Around 40 percent of the world’s stunted children live in South Asia, yet public policy and financing to address it has been insufficient. SAFANSI held a knowledge-sharing event on stunting where…

Hera Diani |

A new online platform allows users to assess water demand from various sectors, harness it from every possible source, and plan its use judiciously across India.

Anju Gaur, Vinita Ranade |

في المغرب، لا تزيد نسبة الأطفال الملتحقين ببرامج رياض الأطفال على 55%، وتتنوع جودة هذه البرامج تنوعا كبيرًا من مدرسة إلى أخرى. وفي المناطق الريفية، يعاني 20% آخرين من الأطفال دون سن الخامسة من سوء…

إيزابيل بوبيرت |

No country can truly prosper without sustained investments in its people. Recognizing this challenge, Morocco is giving increasing priority to early childhood development

Isabelle Poupaert |