Earlier today, the World Bank released its annual Doing Business report, which tracks business regulation reforms and ranks emerging economies on the “ease of doing business.”

James I Davison |

The expense of operating outboard motor boats means that visits to each community are few and far between. In December 2008, I spent two and a half days traveling around the Solomon Islands with…

Edith Bowles |

It’s now evident that people in developing countries have access to the internet and mobile phones like never before, which (as I recently wrote about) may lead to increased economic growth, job…

James I Davison |

The country is often dismissed as the Pacific's failed state, yet conversations with community members and officials reveal clear visions of what a state can provide in terms of services and…

Edith Bowles |