This study assesses the impacts of hosting refugees on the livelihood strategies of households in host communities focusing on diversification and agricultural commercialization. It uses a dataset…

Soazic Elise Wang Sonne, Solomon Zena Walelign, Ganesh Seshan |

Better road infrastructure can foster a better integration between the main coastal economies in West Africa.

Mathilde Lebrand |

Understanding and carefully studying the conditions under which host communities are successful at integrating people who have been forced to flee their home is critical for the international…

Louise Cord, Audrey Sacks, Stephen Winkler |

Large-scale integrated transport infrastructure investments connecting regions and countries implications for the connecting locations and the nearby markets. Recent advances in quantitative…

Stephen Redding |

Tajikistan made ambitious commitments to restore 66,000 hectares of degraded forests by 2030 and to strengthen cooperation in landscape restoration across the entire Central Asian region.

Drita Dade |

There are long delays at the borders of the BBIN sub-region - Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Nepal - largely due to the inadequate infrastructure at border crossings, a plethora of paper-based…

Shomik Mehndiratta, Erik Nora |

Change is brewing in Nepal Amma Café in Lumbini is breaking ground by initiating some much-needed change.

Faris Hadad-Zervos |

From plastic pollution to remittance flows, climate change to digital technology, human capital to road safety, we look back at the past year and highlight some of the most popular blogs from 2021…

Trishna Thapa |