What does providing security to prevent thefts on farms do? Increases productivity and market sales.

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

Enumerators play a crucial role in the success of field-based impact evaluations. Despite the central role they play in the research process, enumerators are rarely in the spotlight. We recently ...

Florence Kondylis, Roshni Khincha, Lysca Uwamariya, Leonardo Viotti |

Ariel view of rice paddies in Rwanda News headlines often feature stories of water scarcity challenges and increasing competition for water. So it is clear that we need to improve the efficiency...

Diego Juan Rodriguez |

Today marks the second annual UN World Toilet Day, an important opportunity to promote global efforts to achieve universal access to sanitation by 2030. With a focus on equality and dignity, this...

Water Communications |

“It is not data [that] makes you powerful; it is how you use it. That is exactly what our government has set out to do…data empowers not only the holder of it, but also the people who receive it...

Saki Kumagai, Oleg Petrov, Roger Burks |

We’d like to hear your ideas of how Open Data could be used to help eradicate poverty and improve public services in rural India.  We are launching a co-creation and crowdsourcing effort on “Open...

Oleg Petrov |

As I blogged a few weeks ago, the proposed WASH Post 2015 goals and targets for sanitation call for universal access to improved sanitation by the year 2030. I described how many governments have...

Eddy Perez |

The proposed WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Program (JMP) WASH Post 2015 goals for sanitation calls for universal access to basic improved sanitation – by the year 2030. Using largely small scale...

Eddy Perez |

Worldwide, one in five children of upper-primary-school age remain out of school.  Girls in developing countries are disproportionately affected, with a quarter of them not completing primary...

Development Impact Guest Blogger |