October 2013

  • Making private sector investments deliver development impacts

    By Vinod Thomas on Wednesday, 16 October 2013

    For development institutions, private sector investments offer plenty of potential for promoting inclusive and environmentally sustainable growth at a profit. But how successful are they in achieving actual development gains?

  • Redefining a generation

    By Ponce Ernest Samaniego on Thursday, 10 October 2013

    The world’s first global generation, my generation, is popularly called “Generation Y.” We have also been called Echo boomers, Millennials, or “Generation WHY” (you would understand if you happen to be one of our parents).

  • Why universal health coverage needs better measurements

    By Susann Roth on Monday, 07 October 2013

    The issue of universal health coverage (UHC) is a hot topic these days. The WHO director general Margaret Chan calls it: “the single most powerful concept that public health has to offer”. 

  • Strengthening country safeguard systems: Common approaches for better results

    By Nessim Ahmad on Thursday, 03 October 2013

    I was in India a couple of weeks ago when the parliament had just passed the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill 2013.