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 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 |

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 |

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 |

It’s no secret that the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has the highest youth unemployment rate in the entire world: nearly 30% according to the International Labour Organization. Over...

Kara Schoeffling |

This week in Brazil, policy-makers and experts gather together for a week long south-south forum where ideas and innovations in delivering social protection systems are shared.  Participants were...

SPL Team |

Mind the Gap: Gender Equality and Trade in Africa (Trailer) According to the World Bank report, "Women and Trade in Africa: Realizing the Potential", eliminating gender-specific barriers...

Maleele Choongo |

Las consecuencias del envejecimiento de la población de América Latina En América Latina el número de aquellos en edad de trabajar es más numeroso que nunca: un 65% de una población estimada en...

Michele Gragnolati |