Millions of Asia’s informal workers – such as vendors, day laborers, and others – are left out of national pension systems. Here’s what we can do to help them in their later years.
There’s one big element missing before we can create a truly transparent, seamless and open international trading framework.
The graduation approach provides a sequenced intervention designed to overcome multiple barriers that prevent the extreme poor from breaking out of poverty.
State-owned enterprises, including power utilities, in many countries have collected a menagerie of assets unrelated to their core business. And they are selling cheap.
At Camp No 5, in Cox's Bazar, there are about 632,000 displaced people still living in terrible conditions. But an international humanitarian effort is helping people in the community in southern Bangladesh live a better life.
Investment in renewable energy around the world is entering a new phase that will require governments and the private sector to re-think the way they develop projects.
Better information and a willingness to tackle difficult issues are necessary to ensure a fit-for-purpose and accountable health system in Papua New Guinea.
Carefully designed social programs offer the best chance to avoid corruption, inefficiency and other governance problems.
Total asset management brings together all aspects of what it takes to make a city vibrant and livable.
Skills training, civic engagement and youth forums will help young people become active players in society’s shared efforts to grow and improve.