When the South Asia Development Marketplace for innovative ideas to tackle stigma and discrimination relating to HIV/AIDS was launched in November 2007 by the HIV/AIDS Group in the South Asia…

Mariam Claeson |

Governance for All sounds a lot like Education for All.  That's the global movement, led by UNESCO, that aims to meet the learning needs of all children, youth and adults by 2015.  But this…

Shekhar Shah |

Contributed by Forhad Shilpi and Uwe Deichmann Will investments in agricultural technology by themselves be sufficient to ensure long-term productivity growth in the farm sector and, more…

Forhad Shilpi |

First the good news. The Indian government has agreed to sell the originally-agreed 400, 000 tons of non-basmati rice to the Government of Bangladesh at a price of $430 per ton. On March 30th, the…

Shanta Devarajan |

Four hundred million people--if it were a country, it would be the third largest in the world--rely on the Ganges River and its tributaries for their livelihood.    Six thousand rivers provide a…

Praful Patel |