Cities without Sewers - Solving Indonesia’s Wastewater Crisis to Realize Its Urbanization Potential

Christophe Prevost, Dikshya Thapa, Mark Roberts |

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 |

The hard truth: Challenges of primary education in rural and remote Indonesia

Dewi Susanti, Jan Priebe, Adama Bah |

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 |

Bioindustry business: could the humble sea cucumber transform rural coastal livelihoods in Indonesia?

André Rodrigues de Aquino, David Kaczan |

During a recent trip to Madagascar, I traveled about a hundred miles from the capital city of Antananarivo to the small village of Maromoka. While I was there, I met a group of local women, all of…

Diarietou Gaye |

Indonesia, the world's fourth most populous country, is becoming increasingly urban. Today, over half of the population lives in cities; by 2045, the centenary of Indonesia's…

Sameh Wahba, Kurt Kunz, Mark Roberts |

Severe droughts are regular, cyclical events in the ‘Great South’ of Madagascar. In this beautiful, but arid region the country’s poorest people have become accustomed to bracing for the onset of…

Laura B. Rawlings |

It is hard to believe that only 70 years ago, in most Latin American countries, women could not vote. Or even more recently, women’s access to land under agrarian reforms depended on factors .…

Reina Zavala, Ivonne Astrid Moreno Horta |

The government of Indonesia's Coral Reef Rehabilitation and Management Program (COREMAP), financed by the World Bank and the Global Environment Facility, has been gradually but significantly…

André Rodrigues de Aquino, David Kaczan |