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20 marca

VIDEO: Water for All - World Water Day 2019

ROME, Mar 19 (IPS) - Water is a precondition for human existence, and for the sustainability of our planet. It is entwined with almost everything human, from climate change and global economy to (...)

20 marca

Climate Change Also Affects Mental Health in Mexico

MEXICO CITY, Mar 19 (IPS) - Minerva Montes lost her home on Holbox Island in 2005 when Hurricane Wilma hit the Yucatan Peninsula in southeastern Mexico. Rebuilding her home was quicker and easier (...)

20 marca

Belt and Road Initiative vs Washington Consensus

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Mar 19 (IPS) - With the Washington Consensus from the 1980s being challenged, President Donald Trump withdrawing the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (...)

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 (...)

19 marca

Think local, act local: Working with civil society for better development outcomes in Burkina Faso

We love local. Whether it’s buying vegetables directly from your local farmer, frequenting a neighborhood business, or working as a community activist, many of us believe that solutions to some of (...)

12 marca

Why we need a research department

After a brief hiatus, the office of the Chief Economist of the World Bank Group was reunited last week with DEC, the well-known Research Department of the World Bank. This led me to reflect on a (...)

5 marca

Process makes perfect: improving tax compliance and tax administration through behavioral insights

To a United States citizen, the Internal Revenue Services (IRS) might seem like the La Llorona -the Spanish-speaker’s response to the Boogeyman -of public administration. They come after those of (...)

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 (...)

15 marca

Local humanitarian action in the Democratic Republic of Congo: capacity and complementarity

Identifying factors that support or undermine complementarity for humanitarian action that is 'as local as possible, as international as necessary'.

14 marca

Dignity in displacement: from rhetoric to reality

From the displaced Rohingya in Bangladesh to the Syrians in Lebanon, there is often a disconnect between how NGOs and refugees perceive dignity.

14 marca

Child poverty, disasters and climate change: investigating relationships and implications over the life course of children

Examining the links between child and adolescent poverty and climate- and natural hazard-related disasters at different stages of children's lives.

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 (...)

5 marca

Forging a path to progress for Haiti's water and sanitation

The lack of clean water and sanitation has been a major problem in Haiti for years. In Haiti, lack of access to quality water and sanitation has hit the population severely, with the poorest (...)

20 lutego

Working together in the Nile River Basin for a win-win future

Adapted from remarks at NBI 20th Anniversary/Regional Nile Day 2019 Celebrations Today, Ministers of Water Resources of the Nile riparian countries, officials, and development partners are (...)