The study focused on three carefully selected CONECTA watersheds across different ecoregions in the states of Chihuahua, Jalisco, and Veracruz. The deforestation percentage in each watershed is…

Debora Lithgow, Tuuli Bernardini, Juan Jose Miranda |

Detailed data on the spatial distribution of jobs is crucial, but such data are rarely available. This study develops a machine learning algorithm that relies on widely available public data to…

Paolo Avner, Jun Rentschler, Samira Barzin, Neave O'Clery |

Using the latest machine learning technology, Tanzania’s Resilience Academy participants helped build a comprehensive map of the city’s trees.

Nick Jones, Vivien Deparday, Nuala Margaret Cowan |

Could 3D printing become a sustainable way to close the global housing gap in urban areas? From Malawi to Mexico, construction companies are utilizing 3D printing technology to break new ground on…

Luis Triveno, Olivia Nielsen |

According to the 2020 Population and Housing Census, more than 535 thousand young women between the ages of 15 and 19 in Mexico were mothers. Teenage pregnancy is the third main reason why young…

Kiyomi Cadena, Paola Buitrago Hernandez, Gabriela Inchauste |

In fast-growing metropolitan regions in developing countries, more people are owning and using private motorized vehicles.  As a result, urban transport is a growing contributor to air pollution.…

Vivien Foster, Fan Zhang, Shanjun Li, Lin Yang, Jianwei Xing |

Deportations of Mexican workers are shown to reduce earnings for other workers in the communities they go back to, and spur new undocumented migration.

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

Trade can spur growth, job creation, and poverty reduction, and is thus necessary to sustain the post-pandemic recovery.

Mari Elka Pangestu |