If there is no data, there is no story. That was the answer I received when arguing about the need to examine the intersectionality between ethnicity and gender to identify inclusion gaps among…

Carlos Perez-Brito |

Governance is the effective result of a social contract between the state & the citizen – sometimes explicit, but more often implied. This mutually beneficial agreement is is predicated on…

Vinay Sharma, Felipe Goya |

Any weakness in a country's ability to procure, store, deliver or equitably prioritize the vaccines will have a dramatic impact on the success of the COVID-19 vaccines rollout. Mobilizing all…

David Clarke, Anna Cocozza, Sneha Kanneganti, Andreas Seiter |

Laying the foundation for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is a difficult task for any country, and it is infinitely more challenging in poor, remote and conflict-torn areas such as the Philippine…

Robert Oelrichs, Maria Vida Gomez |

Southeast Asia is a hot spot for plastic pollution because of rapid urbanization and a rising middle class, whose consumption of plastic products and packaging is growing due to their convenience…

Victoria Kwakwa, Alfonso Garcia Mora |

Ecosystem accounting can measure and build our understanding of nature’s ability to provide critical benefits that underpin human well-being.

Karin Kemper |

As we celebrate International Women’s Day 2021, we are about a year into an unprecedented health and economic crisis that has destroyed lives and livelihoods globally and in the East Asia and…

Victoria Kwakwa |

Mobile government (mGov) offers developing countries several benefits for their citizens including financial inclusion, wider access to services and improved government social accountability.

Khuram Farooq, Peter Kustor |

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has brought numerous challenges for social protection delivery in the Philippines, there is room for optimism. Government commitment, resources, and plans are in…

Yoonyoung Cho |