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13 grudnia

Peru Embraces Eco-Efficiency to Move towards Green Development

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 (...)

13 grudnia

Costa Rica: First Country to Protect Sustainable Fisheries of Large Pelagics Species

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 (...)

13 grudnia

Q&A: Making Green Growth a Success Across the Globe

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 (...)

7 lutego

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 (...)

11 grudnia

Teachers are not the problem

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 (...)

10 grudnia

Addressing tax avoidance

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 (...)

10 grudnia

Service delivery to the poor: A labor of love or just another job?

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 (...)

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 (...)

13 grudnia

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.

12 grudnia

Building resilient food systems and value chains through financial services

Showcasing innovation and best practices for building resilient agro-pastoral value chains and food production systems.

12 grudnia

Outlawing pay gaps, #MeToo, ‘pink waves’: 2018’s biggest gender equality wins worldwide

2018 saw serious progress for women in political representation, legal rights and economic empowerment. We must build on these in the year ahead.

11 grudnia

A bird’s eye view: supervising water infrastructure works with drones

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 (...)

7 grudnia

Time to adapt to changing climate: what does it mean for water?

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 (...)

5 grudnia

California, here we come!

“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. (...)