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 |

A rice seller in one of Cambodia's markets. The price of rice, a staple food for Cambodians,  has doubled between July 2007 and July 2008. Last week, I attended a very interesting seminar by…

Stéphane Guimbert |

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 |

Workers scale one of the skyscrapers under construction in Cambodia. Last Sunday, more than 8 millions Cambodians were called to vote. This is already the fourth general elections since the 1991…

Stéphane Guimbert |

Image credit: CPI at Flickr under a Creative Commons license.

Claudia Gabarain |

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 |