“We need to encourage women to believe in themselves and that it is possible for them to come out of poverty.” – Dr. Julian Adyeri Omalla, CEO Delight Uganda LTD, one of Africa’s fastest-growing…

Angela Nakafeero, Alys Willman, Margarita Puerto |

The world's poorest countries will need access to scaled up amounts of sustainable financing and a redoubling of efforts to address debt vulnerabilities.

Punam Chuhan-Pole |

We can rise to the challenge of a green, resilient and inclusive recovery from COVID, but only if critical changes are made.

Axel van Trotsenburg |

Using daily data for 158 countries from January to August 2020, our research reveals that coronavirus containment measures CCMs have been broadly effective in slowing the spread of COVID-19 and…

Fernando Blanco, Drilona Emrullahu, Raimundo Soto |

Policymakers, development partners, parents, and other stakeholders need information on children’s learning outcomes, and countries need to generate data in a way that can foster improvements in…

Adelle Pushparatnam, Diego Luna-Bazaldua |

Coordinated economic inclusion interventions can provide a valuable pathway out of extreme poverty.

Mari Elka Pangestu |

Algeria, like the entire MENA region, has been hit by economic shocks exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Digital transformation, one of Algeria’s main development goals before the crisis, is…

Dorothee Delort, Isabelle Poupaert |

Two thousand years ago, the story goes, an itinerant carpenter-prophet in Palestine met a woman who had suffered with a bleeding condition for twelve years. She had gone to see this man because…

Mark G Shrime |

In the border communities of the Great Lakes Region (GLR), small-scale cross border trade (SSCBT) is a source of income and livelihood.

Nyembezi Mvunga, Charles Kunaka |