Insight

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Husbands' return migration and wives' occupational choices

Husbands' return migration and wives' occupational choices

Published: August 22, 2017
Clotilde Mahé
The global HIV/AIDS epidemic - progress and challenges

The global HIV/AIDS epidemic - progress and challenges

Published: August 22, 2017
The Lancet Published: 22 July 2017
An exploratory analysis of measures to make trade facilitation work for inclusive regional agro-food value chains in West Africa

An exploratory analysis of measures to make trade facilitation work for inclusive regional agro-food value chains in West Africa

Published: August 18, 2017
Discussion Paper 214 August 2017
Automation and Inequality: The Changing World of Work in the Global South

Automation and Inequality: The Changing World of Work in the Global South

Published: August 17, 2017
2017/08 IIED Issue Paper; Author(s): Andrew Norton
Smart industrialisation through trade in the context of Africa's transformation

Smart industrialisation through trade in the context of Africa's transformation

Published: August 11, 2017
Briefing papers August 2017 Lily Sommer, Linda Calabrese, Maximiliano Mendez-Parra and David Luke
From Boardrooms to Battlefields

From Boardrooms to Battlefields

Published: August 11, 2017
5 New Ways That Businesses Claim to Build Peace
Less Labor, More Profit for Benin's Cassava Farmers

Less Labor, More Profit for Benin's Cassava Farmers

Published: August 08, 2017
USADF | Feed the Future
OPIC Helps Farmers Flourish with Access to Water

OPIC Helps Farmers Flourish with Access to Water

Published: August 07, 2017
Overseas Private Investment Corporation | Feed the Future
Fishing for Business Opportunities in Nigeria

Fishing for Business Opportunities in Nigeria

Published: August 03, 2017
Feed the Future
Racial disparities in HIV

Racial disparities in HIV

Published: August 03, 2017
Published Online April 18, 2017 Richard Davies Burt, Sara Nelson Glick
The need to customise innovation indicators in developing countries

The need to customise innovation indicators in developing countries

Published: August 01, 2017
Michiko Iizuka & Hugo Hollanders
Economic diversification: Explaining the pattern of diversification in the global economy and its implications for fostering diversification in poorer countries

Economic diversification: Explaining the pattern of diversification in the global economy and its implications for fostering diversification in poorer countries

Published: August 01, 2017
Clovis Freire Junior
Future Energy Nigeria to unpack new Power Sector Recovery Program in Lagos in November

Future Energy Nigeria to unpack new Power Sector Recovery Program in Lagos in November

Published: July 31, 2017
Nigeria's energy elite to focus on restoring investor confidence
Unlocking Investment in West Africa

Unlocking Investment in West Africa

Published: July 31, 2017
Nigeria is among the countries tracking its progress to more trade. Arne Hoel/World Bank
Coordinating public and private action for export manufacturing: issues for Rwanda

Coordinating public and private action for export manufacturing: issues for Rwanda

Published: July 31, 2017
Research reports and studies July 2017 David Booth, Linda Calabrese and Frederick Golooba-Mutebi
Making governance work for water-energy-food nexus approaches

Making governance work for water-energy-food nexus approaches

Published: July 27, 2017
Working and discussion papers July 2017 Andrew Scott
Higher Education Institutions - key drivers of the Sustainable Development Goals

Higher Education Institutions - key drivers of the Sustainable Development Goals

Published: July 26, 2017
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Safe water hope for slum dwellers

Safe water hope for slum dwellers

Published: July 25, 2017
Image credits: Women at standpipes, courtesy Asian Development Bank; aerial view of Dhaka, Bangladesh, courtesy Bread for the World.
UN SSE responds to call for stock exchanges to help implement FSB climate-related financial disclosure recommendations

UN SSE responds to call for stock exchanges to help implement FSB climate-related financial disclosure recommendations

Published: July 14, 2017
Financial Stability Board's (FSB) Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations
From dry to wet: Rainfall might abruptly increase in Africa's Sahel

From dry to wet: Rainfall might abruptly increase in Africa's Sahel

Published: July 13, 2017
Climate change could turn one of Africa's driest regions into a very wet one by suddenly switching on a Monsoon circulation.
Future Energy Central Africa in Yaounde unites region in finding solutions to its energy deficit

Future Energy Central Africa in Yaounde unites region in finding solutions to its energy deficit

Published: July 13, 2017
Several regional energy ministers confirmed for October power forum
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