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 |

The evidence on the effectiveness of business training is, at best, mixed (for an example, see my previous post on David McKenzie and Chris Woodruff's artful review).   As David and Chris...

Markus Goldstein |

“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 |