From drone-mapping in Mozambique to community radio weather programmes in Zambia, aid agencies are innovating to help millions of people in drought-ravaged southern Africa prepare for climate threats and produce enough food on a...

OPINION: India’s precarious economic situation has everyone worried and rightly so. Two weeks ago, we got news that India’s nominal GDP growth is at its lowest in 45 years. Even that is perhaps a rosier picture than the ground...

OPINION: Canada and the rest of the developed world have entered an era of low interest rates and sluggish growth. We should expect interest rates to remain low by historical standards when the next recession occurs. Since the Bank...

The 2018 Ghana National Household Registry (GNHR) Report has revealed that, 156,452 households out of 184,125 in the Upper East Region do not benefit from government’s social protection programmes. The programmes include; LEAP, Free...

While globalisation and the Fourth Industrial Revolution have benefited the world greatly, it has a number of far-reaching consequences that include exacerbating inequalities across societies, with inequality rising even in some...

The Africa Public and Civil Service Unions Network (APACSUN) said social protection is a basic right to all workers, which would enable them to cope with life’s risks. The Network said a large proportion of workers in the informal...

BLOG: El Programa Conjunto de la ONU sobre el VIH/SIDA (ONUSIDA) denunció este lunes que unos 100 millones de personas han caído en la pobreza extrema debido al pago de asistencia sanitaria y que más de 930 millones – alrededor del...

The expansion of all-day care for primary school children in Germany would be self-financing "to a large extent," according to a study by the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) published on Monday. From 2025 onwards, all...

BLOG: Twenty twenty started with catastrophic bushfires in Australia, floods in Indonesia and record temperatures across much of the northern hemisphere. As wildfires, heatwaves and floods accumulate, people are demanding climate...

The Federal Government, has reaffirmed its commitment to ensuring access to affordable healthcare and robust social protection to member states of the Developing Eight (D-8) countries. The Minister of State, Foreign Affairs,...

BLOG: For decades, political and economic policies have been built on the promise of helping people do better than the generations before them. But still today, in 2020, the opportunities we get in life remain largely dictated by...

BLOG: The state of the American middle class is a hot topic on the campaign trail and in the policy community. As we have shown before, income growth for the middle class, defined as the middle 60 percent of the income distribution...