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LIMA, Dec 13 (IPS) - Since 2017, public entities in Peru have strengthened their eco-efficient practices with the coordinated application of various measures and the development of an (...)
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, Dec 13 (IPS) - Kifah Sasa is Sustainable Development Officer at UNDP Costa RicaTwelve years ago, in a restaurant in Puntarenas on the pacific coast of Costa Rica, a group of (...)
KATOWICE, Poland, Dec 13 (IPS) - IPS Correspondent Sohara Mehroze Shachi interviews DR. FRANK RIJSBERMAN, Director General of the Global Green Growth Institute at COP24When the Global Green (...)
With only 50 per cent of medical facilities fully functional in Yemen, the United Nations health agency is striving to fill a “critical” healthcare shortage and will use a $9.1 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
[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 (...)
[Nairobi News] Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has established a team to fight land grabbing cartels in the capital.
[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 (...)
[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 (...)
[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 (...)
[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 (...)
The Economist recently published an article about the promise of technology to improve the quality of education in low- and middle-income countries. It gives a balanced view of technology’s (...)
The OECD base erosion and profit shifting initiative, aimed at closing tax avoidance gaps in the international system, is meant to be inclusive. Today roughly two-thirds of the initiative’s (...)
When the going gets tough, do the tough need higher pay? Many public policies and nearly all international aid aim to improve the well-being of the poor. Front-line service providers may not (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
Outcome monitoring and learning in large multi-stakeholder research programmes: lessons from the PRISE consortium
This paper focuses on outcome monitoring and learning in multi-stakeholder research programmes by highlighting lessons from the PRISE research consortium.
Showcasing innovation and best practices for building resilient agro-pastoral value chains and food production systems.
2018 saw serious progress for women in political representation, legal rights and economic empowerment. We must build on these in the year ahead.
Aerial drones have zoomed their way into almost every aspect of the modern world, and the development sector is no exception. In Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, drones (...)
As COP24 in Poland reaches its mid-point, it is becoming distressingly obvious that reaching the Paris Agreement goal of limiting global warming to well below 2 degrees Centigrade will be (...)
“California, here we come!” I was singing this phrase in my head all morning a few weeks ago as I flew from Washington DC to Los Angeles to accompany a Government of Botswana study tour delegation. (...)