Illicit trade in tobacco products undermines global tobacco prevention and control interventions, particularly with respect to tobacco tax policy. From a public health perspective, illicit trade…

Sheila Dutta |

At the Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund in Bali, Indonesia, the World Bank highlighted the importance of human capital for economic development.   Central to…

Julia Liberman, Rachel Cooper, Victoria Levin |

When I was based in the field, I often noticed that many of the journalists working in Africa had not been specifically trained to report on development-related matters, which at times hobbled…

Haleh Bridi |

In front of a crowd overflowing into the hallways of the UN, Her Honor, Mrs. Wina Inonge, Vice President of the Republic of Zambia, showcased the Girls’ Education and Women’s Empowerment and…

Emily Weedon Chapman |

Editorial credit: alionabirukova / Shutterstock.com Last week, the world came to attention when the famous Hulene dumpsite in Maputo, Mozambique collapsed under heavy rains, killing at least 16…

Silpa Kaza, Lisa Yao |

In Gaile Parkin's novel Baking Cakes in Kigali, two women living in Kigali, Rwanda – Angel and Sophie – argue over the salary paid to a development worker: "Perhaps these big…

David Evans |

هذه المدونة متوفرة باللغات التالية: English لقد نشأت في كابوي، وهي مكان جميل في وسط زامبيا كانت واحدة من أكبر مدن التعدين في العالم. ومن المعروف الآن أنها واحدة من أكثر الأماكن تلوثا على الأرض…

Lemmy Kapinka |

También disponible en: English | العربية | 中文 Crecí en Kabwe, un hermoso lugar de la región central de Zambia que en el pasado fue una de las principales ciudades mineras del mundo. En la…

Lemmy Kapinka |