The archetype of the strong African woman standing as an unmoving pillar of her community is one that transcends national borders on the African continent. While in the past, this image often…

Nayé Bathily |

Wuhan 2020 and Surat 1994 - “déjà Vu all over again”

Barjor Mehta |

As any development practitioner knows, a well-functioning transport sector is key to advance Africa’s development. But advancing towards safe, sustainable and integrated transport systems in…

Makhtar Diop |

Globally, transport emits 23% of all energy-related greenhouse gases (GHG) while urban transport accounts for up to 60% of urban GHG emissions.

Minghe Tao |

A substantial proportion of refugee children will be in host communities for the entirety of their schooling years.

Keiko Miwa |

On March 15, Cyclone Idai hit Zimbabwe and we were faced with a twofold challenge. First, how would we design a disaster recovery solution that could deliver both quick yet sustainable results to…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Ayaz Parvez |

Zimbabwe has faced hard times since the early 2000s, interrupted by only a brief period of recovery between 2009 and 2012. In recent months, food shortages, high inflation and power outages have…

Rob Swinkels |

Digital government initiatives at the national & sub-national levels in China are evolving at a rapid pace. Several specific examples illustrate the current frontiers, but also suggest a…

Junyu Niu, Lesly Goh, Min Zhao, Kai Kaiser |

Digital government initiatives at the national and sub-national levels in China are evolving at a rapid pace.

Junyu Niu, Lesly Goh, Min Zhao, Kai Kaiser |

It is undeniable that progress has been made in reducing extreme poverty over the last quarter century—from 36 percent of the world population in 1990 to an estimated 8.6 percent in 2018—and that…

Philippe H. Le Houérou, Antoinette Sayeh |