According to the World Bank’s latest economic update titled “What will be the new normal for Vietnam: the economic impact of COVID-19,” Vietnam is nonetheless in a good position to escape the…

Jacques Morisset |

As the world’s most youthful country, Uganda is replete with the energy, innovation and ambition that comes with each new generation.

Tony Thompson |

The COVID-19 pandemic is devastating lives and livelihoods globally. Before the pandemic, the World Bank projected that 35 million people in East Asia and the Pacific would escape poverty in 2020…

Victoria Kwakwa |

Precision agriculture for smallholder farmers in Vietnam: How the Internet of Things (IoT) helps smallholder paddy farmers use water more efficiently

Vikas Choudhary, Karin Fock |

Uganda’s economy is transforming: Industry’s share of gross domestic product (GDP) has increased from 25% in 2009 to 30% in 2019. Services’ share of GDP has increased from 44% in 2009 to 46% in…

Tony Thompson |

The global locust crisis is forcing governments to fight on two fronts.

Holger Kray, Shobha Shetty |

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 |

I was born and raised in Cote d’Ivoire, a majestic but vulnerable coastal country. I know all too well how coastal livelihoods and communities have been shattered by intense flooding, poorly built…

Simeon Ehui |

In a world of climate change and headline-grabbing cyclones, El Niño is one of the most unspoken climate risks in East Asia and the Pacific.

William R. Sutton, Xinyu Weng |