Forest monitoring efforts in Phu Khao Khouay, Vientiane Province, Laos PDR. Photo credit: Hannah McDonald If ever there was a year to make significant progress on forest conservation and climate…

Ellysar Baroudy |

  Street market in Chiansi village, Zambia. Photo: Lillian Foo Zambia is currently under pressure to increase the pace of the economic transformation to create more productive jobs. Despite rapid…

Lillian Foo |

Photo: Gary Denness/Flickr An affordable, safe, and good-quality transport system brings social and economic value to everyone, and is key to increasing access to services and opportunities. But…

Karla Dominguez Gonzalez, Samhita Kumar, Shomik Mehndiratta |

My visit to Lao PDR this week has convinced me that this nation is moving toward the right path to sustained economic growth, which could lead to less poverty and better lives for all of its…

Victoria Kwakwa |

Targeted regional and sectoral policies can be game changers in job creation.  Photo: Network on Jobs and Development We recently hosted our first Jobs and Development Conference, and one of the…

David Robalino |

Since 2011, when floods destroyed the bridge that once stood here, the only way members of this Ibadan community can cross the river is by walking across it when the water is low. As the river…

Salim Rouhana, Ivan Bruce |

最近,美国总统奥巴马在诺贝尔奖获奖者名单公布后表示:“美国共有6名科学家和研究人员获得了诺贝尔奖,他们无一例外都是移民。”   互联网上对这一表述进行了热议。怎么可能不是这种情况呢?   这一公布适逢其时。世界银行新发表的一篇研究论文指出,不仅美国的这些获奖者都是移民,而且研究发现,美国现已成为越来越多全世界高技能移民居住的四个国家之一。其余三国是英国、加拿大和澳大利亚。

Bassam Sebti |

"Somos una nación en que seis de nuestros científicos e investigadores acaban de obtener el Premio Nobel, y todos ellos son inmigrantes", dijo recientemente el presidente de Estados…

Bassam Sebti |

"We’re the nation that just had six of our scientists and researchers win Nobel Prizes—and every one of them was an immigrant, " U.S. President Barack Obama recently said after the Nobel…

Bassam Sebti |

قال الرئيس الأمريكي باراك أوباما مؤخرا بعد الإعلان عن الفائزين بجائزة نوبل "نحن الأمة التي فاز منها ستة من علمائنا وباحثينا بجائزة نوبل وكان كلٌ منهم من المهاجرين".   كان الإنترنت يمتلئ…

بسام سبتي |