As a foreigner working in development field in developing countries, I gotta have a dilemma that potentially compromises the success of the projects: am I living here like a foreigner or like a local? For the projects to be effective, I must think like the locals. And so as to do so, I first have to experience the way the locals live. But is it always true?
read more 〉 “My extravagant life and its relationship to poverty reduction”
TGlobal poverty rate is now less than 10%. Some progress afterall.
What has been learned from de-worming replication? Does de-worming significantly affect school attendence?
Visualisation of Health levels and trends from 1990 to 2013.
Student of Abaarso School goes to Harvard. Alternative development?
Toward better global poverty measures
What are top priorities of Sub-Saharan Africa?
Flood-tolerant rice seeds reduces losses in yields.
Polio is a horrible disease that has paralysed so many children worldwide. Now we’re heading towards eradication. Here’s the timeline and the plan.
read more 〉 “Global polio eradication: what has been done and what should be done now? [infographic]”
International development organisations and NGOs are all looking for effective interventions to alleviate chronic poverty in Africa. Is cash transfer headache or breakthrough?
read more 〉 “Can cash transfer reduce poverty?”
Human rights of migrant workers can be easily neglected sometimes in the name of convenience, or discrimination. The survey shows shocking figures of the reality.
read more 〉 “Human rights for migrant workers in South Korea [infographic]”
Poverty has multiple dimensions and it can be measured by many different ways other than just income. One of them is nutrition. The inequalities in nutrition may put the already poor into a poverty trap.
read more 〉 “Goat for good”
Thousands have fled home in search of a safe place and food, due to a deterioration of security situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo(DRC). Some were hurt and others lost their family and friends.
read more 〉 “THE STATELESS OF MIND”
Among many other reasons of chronic poverty in less and least developed countries, which issue would you point out first? I choose education. There are plenty of labour supply that doesn’t require education out there, but less human resources with higher education that can create even more jobs by stimulating growth.
read more 〉 “More schools are not just enough”