During the 1990s and 2000s, nearly two dozen African countries proposed de jure land reforms extending access to formal, freehold land tenure to millions of poor households, but many of these…

LTD Editors |

We’re about 16 months away from the 2015 UN climate meeting in Paris, intended to reach an ambitious global agreement on climate change. Now, more than ever, there is a need for innovation to…

Richard Zechter |

Follow the authors on Twitter: @chyiyunhuang and @shomik_raj   A recent trip to Addis Ababa really brought the imperatives of transit-oriented development as a complement to mass transit…

Chyi-Yun Huang, Shomik Mehndiratta |

The Global population growth numbers forecast for the coming years can be extremely daunting, with 2 billion more people on our planet by 2050. When one considers that each of these global…

Simon Walley |

Something Is Changing Fifteen years ago, the international community designed the Millennium Development Goals, including that of halving extreme poverty, through a process that mostly took place…

José Cuesta |