The availability of “big data for good” can be a game changer for monitoring pandemic response. We will illustrate the use of this data to measure impact here in Vietnam, which was recently hit by…

Maham Faisal Khan, Kai Kaiser, Jacques Morisset |

According to the World Bank’s latest economic update titled “What will be the new normal for Vietnam: the economic impact of COVID-19,” Vietnam is nonetheless in a good position to escape the…

Jacques Morisset |

Smart policy making has extended medical success to economic recovery in Vietnam

Jacques Morisset |

Precision agriculture for smallholder farmers in Vietnam: How the Internet of Things (IoT) helps smallholder paddy farmers use water more efficiently

Vikas Choudhary, Karin Fock |

Vietnam took quick and decisive actions and is one of the few countries so far that has coped with the situation relatively well. There have been no COVID-related deaths and, as of April 14, only…

Ousmane Dione |

The world is urbanizing at an unprecedented speed and scale, with more than half the global population living in cities today… rising to nearly 7 out of 10 people in cities by 2050.

Sameh Wahba |

Four ministers of social issues from Ecuador recently visited Peru to learn the details of these advances and to discuss how to address the problem of malnutrition in their country.

Nelson Gutiérrez |

A new report focuses on how Southeast Asia can overcome the still very significant barriers to the expansion of its digital economy.

Boutheina Guermazi, Natasha Beschorner |

Malnutrition is rampant in rural India and a leading cause of child mortality. In 2015, the Grameen Foundation’s  Rajasthan Nutrition Project attempted to improve nutrition in rural communities by…

Isis Gaddis, Talip Kilic, Valérie Lechene, Alexander Wolf |