At the Ninth WTO Ministerial Conference held in Bali on December 2013, all WTO members reached an agreement on trade facilitation and a compromise on food security issues, a contentious topic...

Bill Gain, Ankur Huria, Kaori Niina |

Countries can respond to natural disasters better and assist victims faster if  social protection systems are in place Social protection systems have a role  in addressing the human side of...

Mohamad Al-Arief |

Quand on parle de mettre fin à l'extrême pauvreté et de favoriser une prospérité partagée (a), qu'est-ce qui vous vient à l'esprit ? Pour bien des gens, de manière assez logique, il...

Ana Revenga, Maura K. Leary |

Can prepaid systems become an instrument to improve access and quality of water services to poor people in African cities and towns? Or does prepayment deny poor people more access to water? Do...

Chris Heymans, Kathy Eales |

The expansion of household surveys in Africa can now show us the number of poor people in most countries in the region. This data is a powerful tool for understanding the challenges of poverty...

Kathleen Beegle |

Risk & Resilience in Tacloban Along the Philippine coast, where Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) was so powerful it swept ships onto the land late last year, poor families have started to rebuild...

Rachel Kyte |

Parece que todo el mundo está hablando de la desigualdad (i) en estos días y yo, por mi parte, estoy contenta de ver que este tema está siendo destacado durante los debates sobre el desarrollo....

Ana Revenga |

Alors que le thème des inégalités (a) semble être aujourd’hui l’objet de tous les débats, je me réjouis, pour ma part, de voir cette question au premier plan des discussions sur le développement....

Ana Revenga |

When planning transport systems in developing countries, one of the main challenges is to evaluate the proportion of income spent by poorer households on transport as well as in understanding...

Julie Babinard |