Globally, 56 percent of children live in countries with Human Capital Index (HCI) scores below 0.5. As these countries gear up to improve their human capital outcomes, it is vital to set a target...

Zelalem Yilma Debebe |

Those who have tried toilet training a pet dog or cat know that it is a difficult proposition. How about toilet training a flock of 30 chickens? “Why would I want to?” Because in poor countries,...

Derek Headey |

At this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town, South Africa, leaders are not hiding their concerns about the commodities downturn. Government representatives express their...

Paulo de Sa |

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 |

يبدو أن الجميع يتحدثون عن عدم المساواة هذه الأيام، وأنا شخصيا أشعر بالسعادة بعد أن باتت هذه القضية في صدارة المناقشات التي تدور حول التنمية. نستطيع النظر إلى عدم المساواة من زوايا مختلفة لا علاقة...

Ana Revenga |

It seems that everyone is talking about inequality these days, and I, for one, am happy to see this issue at the forefront in the development discussion. We can look at inequality in a number of...

Ana Revenga |

Lors de la dernière conférence internationale sur le sida organisée à Washington, en 1987, les États-Unis étaient présidés par Ronald Reagan, l’Union soviétique tenait encore debout, un mur...

David Wilson |

When the International AIDS Conference was last held in Washington, D.C. in 1987, Ronald Reagan was U.S. president, the Soviet Union stood, a wall scarred a divided Berlin and China’s economy was...

David Wilson |

This year, on World Malaria Day, April 25, the global health community has reason to celebrate. Indeed, thanks to substantial investments from partners and countries over the last decade, the...

Maryse Pierre-Louis |