Indonesia’s urban centers currently face severe and interlinked water security challenges: inadequate and inequitable access to water supply and sanitation services, persistent flooding, poor…

Irma Magdalena Setiono, Gustavo Saltiel |

A comparison shows an abundance of available capital but not enough investable infrastructure projects. Addressing this gap is only possible through greater focus and emphasis on project…

Daniel Zelikow, Fuat Savas |

This week's links include a study on changing the gender attitudes of teachers in Pakistan, improving property tax collection in Liberia, an overview of the household finance literature, and…

David McKenzie |

Building capacity to collect taxes efficiently and equitably is an important policy goal for governments. Still, Liberia, like many low- and lower-middle-income countries, faces serious challenges…

Oyebola Okunogbe, Ya He Li |

What works for effective school- and cluster-based teacher professional development? Five key design decisions

Elaine Ding, Aishwarya Khurana, Manal Quota |

Georgia's Best Annual Reporting Transparency Awards (BARTA) - the region's first 'Transparency Oscars' - is creating buzz and generating real impact on the country's…

Sebastian Molineus, Irina Gordeladze |

Perhaps there can be a silver lining from the current load shedding (planned power cuts due to insufficient supply) that is affecting the electricity sector in Pakistan: the immediate…

Oliver Knight |

Climate change has significantly increased the frequency and intensity of natural hazards such as flooding, erosion, and landslides, also referred to as “geohazards.” These events pose a growing…

Wenxin Qiao, Bezawit Tesfaye, Stephen Muzira |

Working with nature to strengthen urban resilience can be cost-effective for addressing climate adaptation and mitigation while bringing out broader benefits for biodiversity, communities and the…

Brenden Jongman, Ruth Tiffer Sotomayor, Xueman Wang |

The first match of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) kicked off on January 9, 2022. But well beyond soccer, the match also signaled the beginning of a season of opportunity.

Laurence Okalia |