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29 maja

A Call for Concrete Changes to Achieve a More Gender Equal World

AMMAN, May 29 (IPS) - Princess Sarah Zeid is a member of UNHCR's Advisory Group on Gender, Forced Displacement, and Protection, a Special Advisor to the World Food Programme on Maternal and (...)

29 maja

These Aliens Are Here to Stay (And They Are Dangerous)

MADRID, May 29 (IPS) - No, no, no. Nothing to do with what US and Europe's far-right fanatics now use to vociferate, saying once and again that "migrants come here to destroy our democracy, (...)

29 maja

US “Emergency” Arms Sales to Mideast Nations Under Fire

UNITED NATIONS, May 29 (IPS) - When the UN Security Council met last week to discuss the deaths and devastation caused to civilians in ongoing military conflicts and civil wars, the killings in (...)

7 lutego 2018

UN releases $9.1 million to fill 'critical healthcare gaps' in Yemen

With only 50 per cent of medical facilities fully functional in Yemen, the United Nations health agency is striving to fill a &#8220critical&#8221 healthcare shortage and will use a $9.1 (...)

2 lutego 2018

World Cancer Day: UN agency chief urges greater access to diagnosis, prevention and treatment services

Millions of people suffering from cancer in developing countries still lack access to effective prevention, screening, early diagnosis and treatment, the head of the United Nations International (...)

31 stycznia 2018

Over $46 billion lost to premature cancer deaths in BRICS economies, UN research finds

Premature deaths as a result of cancer is costing major emerging economies tens of billions of dollars a year, a new United Nations health study has found, underlining the need for (...)

15 lutego 2018

Ghana:Challenges Associated With Land Title Registration to Be Addressed This Year--Dr Bawumia

[Ghana Govt.] Government will, this year, streamline the process of land acquisition, valuation and records consolidation as part of measures to create a business-friendly environment, which will (...)

15 lutego 2018

Kenya:Sonko Forms Crack Team to Fight Land Grabbing Cartels

[Nairobi News] Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has established a team to fight land grabbing cartels in the capital.

15 lutego 2018

Namibia:Councillor Warns Against Civil Strife Over Land

[New Era] Keetmanshoop -The contentious issue of land if not addressed properly has the potential to bring civil unrest in the country and thus it is up to every Namibian to ensure this does not (...)

14 lutego 2018

Ethiopia:Bureau Says Working to Utilize Natural Resources for Community Dev't

[Ethiopian Herald] The Oromia Water, Mines and Energy Bureau is taking stiff measures against what it says greedy investors working to accumulate personal wealth without adding values on the (...)

14 lutego 2018

Ethiopia:Stewardship - Basis for Development

[Ethiopian Herald] The essence of leadership is broader than possessing certain skills and expertise. It's deeper than what any leadership assessment can reveal. The best way to see leadership is (...)

14 lutego 2018

Africa:Combating Africa's Inequalities

[IPS] United Nations -Nelson Mandela, shortly after becoming the first democratically elected president of South Africa, spoke to both his countrymen and women--indeed, for Africans (...)

13 maja

Food prices: Markets are well-supplied, but trade tensions, energy prices, and an Africa Swine Fever outbreak could create market instability

This blog is the fourth in a series of nine blogs on commodity market developments, elaborating on themes discussed in the latest edition of the World Bank’s Commodity Markets Outlook. Food (...)

9 maja

Can regulation promote financial inclusion?

Economic literature shows that financial systems support livelihood enhancement and economic development by offering savings, payment, credit and risk management services to households and firms. (...)

7 maja

Natural gas and coal: Plunging prices

This blog is the third in a series of nine blogs on commodity market developments, elaborating on themes discussed in April 2019 edition of the World Bank’s Commodity Markets Outlook. Natural gas (...)

12 grudnia 2014

Development blog: What We Can Learn from Service Guarantees on the London Tube

A few days ago, my colleague Jenny Kendra was delayed on the London Tube. Jenny wrote “Major delays on the District Line due to a signal problem at East Putney. Stuck on Tube at present, not (...)

12 grudnia 2014

Development blog: Time for the BIG Idea in the Developing World

There is growing support in the rich world for a basic-income guarantee (BIG), in which the government would provide a fixed cash transfer to every adult, poor or not. In 2015, for example, the (...)

11 grudnia 2014

Rethinking US Foreign Assistance: A Big Year for MCC: The Board Picks Five Countries for New Partnerships

The votes are in! Yesterday, MCC’s board of directors met to select countries for FY2015 compact and threshold program eligibility. Last week, I made some predictions about the choices the board (...)

21 kwietnia 2016

One Year After Nepal Earthquake, a Nation Still Struggling to Recover

By Edward Anderson and Nandita BaruahOn April 25, 2015, a 7.8 earthquake hit Nepal, followed by an even more devastating quake two weeks later resulting in almost 9,000 deaths, 8 million people (...)

21 kwietnia 2016

Korean Elections: A Model of Best Practice

By Tim MeisburgerLast week, South Koreans went to the polls to elect new National Assembly representatives, with results showing that the governing party led by President Park Geun-hye has lost (...)

21 kwietnia 2016

Civil Society Takes on the Haze Crisis in Indonesia

By R. Alam Surya Putra and Tessa ToumbourouThe Indonesian province of Riau declared a state of emergency last month as haze from agricultural fires across Sumatra continued to envelope the (...)

11 lipca

Lessons from the African Continental Free Trade Area

While other regions are engaged in a trade war, the launch of the AfCFTA is a critical move for Africa and points to the continent's economic potential.

10 lipca

The humanitarian response in Iraq: support beyond international assistance in Mosul

Exploring non-traditional sources of humanitarian financing and crisis response in the context of Mosul, Iraq.

9 lipca

Sexual health and economic empowerment of young women and girls in Cuba: exploring the role of social norms

This paper brings together evidence on the links between social norms and sexual and reproductive health as well as women’s economic empowerment.

8 kwietnia

Resilience in water – Of Tanzania, groundwater, and gingersnaps

Co-authored with Mik Schulte Teachers standing by a water pump outside a school in rural Tanzania. I recently spent some time traveling around rural Tanzania, trying to better understand the way (...)

26 marca

Action at scale: how to accelerate access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene in Africa

Globally, 2.4 billion people still live without access to basic sanitation – and over 760 million of these people live in Sub-Saharan Africa. Today only 27% of Sub-Saharan Africa’s population has (...)

7 marca

Into thin air and seen from space – estimating evapotranspiration using satellites

Ariel view of rice paddies in Rwanda News headlines often feature stories of water scarcity challenges and increasing competition for water. So it is clear that we need to improve the efficiency (...)