Ministers and delegates from around the world gather in Stockholm to discuss road safety initiatives, share lessons from the Global Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020, and…

Hartwig Schafer |

Over the last five years, an extensive coalition of development partners has been working under the Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety to make roads safer in 10 cities…

Alina Florentina Burlacu, Dipan Bose, Juan Miguel Velásquez, Dr. Soames Job, BA (Honours 1), PhD, GAICD, FACRS, Noor Ibrahim Mohamed |

The area around Lake Chad, a large transboundary lake shared by Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria in West and Central Africa, is bearing the double burden of climate change and forced…

Johanna Damboeck, Nicolas Perrin, Benjamin Burckhart, Aly Rahim |

Bordé par quatre pays — Cameroun, Niger, Nigéria et Tchad —, entre Afrique de l’Ouest et Afrique centrale, le lac Tchad forme un vaste bassin aujourd’hui en proie aux dérèglements climatiques et…

Johanna Damboeck, Nicolas Perrin, Benjamin Burckhart, Aly Rahim |

Each previous industrial revolution brought with it new technologies and tools to radically transform society at large, including the way we produce and consume food. But while many in Africa are…

Shobha Shetty |

بينما نقترب من المنتدى الحضري العالمي العاشر الذي يعقد في أبو ظبي الأسبوع القادم، ننظر إلى المدن كمعاقل أكيدة للاحتواء. بيد أنها يمكن أن تكون أيضا أماكن للإقصاء إذا لم تخضع لإدارة جيدة. ونحن…

مايتري بورديا داس, سابينا آنا إيسبينوزا |

As we head over to the World Urban Forum 10 (WUF10) in Abu Dhabi next week, we reflect on the fact that cities and towns are at once bastions of inclusion and sites of exclusion. And we ask - what…

Maitreyi Bordia Das, Sabina Anne Espinoza |

Alors que l’on accorde une attention considérable à la croissance urbaine en Afrique et aux progrès en matière d’offre de services publics, on sait aussi que de nombreux territoires restent à la…

Maitreyi Bordia Das, Sabina Anne Espinoza |

Economic activity in South Asia decelerated sharply in 2019 amid financial sector issues in India, monetary tightening in Pakistan, and global headwinds to regional exports. Five charts illustrate…

Temel Taskin |

In August 2019, Nigeria partially closed its land borders, and since October 2019, it has halted all trade via land borders. This was triggered by Nigerian authorities’ frustration with the…

Woubet Kassa, Albert Zeufack |