In the last decade, conditional cash transfer (CCT) programs are probably the key social policy innovation around the world and in the East Asia and Pacific region. The targeted programs offer…

Ariel Fiszbein |

Most of us in the development community are aware that proper water and sanitation services are crucial for life and health. Proper sanitation especially can decrease the instances and spread of…

Jaehyang So |

When the South Asia Development Marketplace for innovative ideas to tackle stigma and discrimination relating to HIV/AIDS was launched in November 2007 by the HIV/AIDS Group in the South Asia…

Mariam Claeson |

First the good news. The Indian government has agreed to sell the originally-agreed 400, 000 tons of non-basmati rice to the Government of Bangladesh at a price of $430 per ton. On March 30th, the…

Shanta Devarajan |

Much is written about the effectiveness of encouraging alternative livelihoods in conservation.

Tony Whitten |