A redesigned public toilet facility in Addis Ababa Photo: Rebecca Gilsdorf With a population exceeding 3 million, only 10% of Addis residents are connected to the sewerage system and an estimated…

Seema Thomas, Yitbarek Tessema Mammo, Amanuel Teshome Woldetsadik |

This blog is co-authored with Lawrence Haddad,  Executive Director, The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)Other co-authors: Beatrice Montesi, GAIN  Martin P. Gambrill, The World Bank …

Claire Chase |

Las Vegas via Andrey Bayda / Shutterstock.com What do casinos in the Las Vegas desert, beachside cultural sites in Malta, and palm groves around centuries-old markets in Marrakech have in common?…

Richard Abdulnour, Lauren Nicole Core, Stephane Dahan |

Eliminating inequality is integral to the Sustainable Development Goals , from ‘universal access’ to water, to ending poverty ‘everywhere’. Yet in a world where the politics of who gets what is…

Nathaniel Mason |

También disponible en: English Vea la infografía completa aquí. (i) En los últimos dos años ha llovido muy poco en Somalia. Las consecuencias son trágicas y bien conocidas: pozos secos; ganado…

Claudia W. Sadoff, Dominick Revell de Waal, Edoardo Borgomeo |

هذه المدونة متوفرة باللغات التالية: English خلال العامين الماضيين، كانت الأمطار شحيحة في الصومال. وما تلا ذلك مأساوي بالطبع: جفاف الآبار، ونفوق الماشية، وانهيار المحاصيل الزراعية، والهجرات والنزوح…

كلوديا سادوف, Dominick Revell de Waal, Edoardo Borgomeo |

View the full infographic here For the past two years, the rains have been poor in Somalia. What comes next is tragically familiar. Dry wells. Dying livestock. Failed harvests. Migration.  Masses…

Claudia W. Sadoff, Dominick Revell de Waal, Edoardo Borgomeo |

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 |

Photo: Adapted from Archana Jarajapu on Flickr under Creative Commons 2.0. The recently released Contextual Framework for Crowdsourcing Water Quality Data lays out a strategy for citizen…

Pratibha Mistry, Carter Borden, Jessica Anne Lawson |