The COVID-19 crisis has taught us that robust and credible monitoring and evaluation systems are vital to ensure development projects and programs improve the lives of people most in need.
The pandemic has created an unprecedented crisis for overseas workers and the remittances they send home. But with the right actions by governments, it could also be a chance for long-term change.
Governments and organizations, including multilateral development banks, are funding tens of billions of dollars in development projects and programs to help countries respond to COVID-19. The evaluation and monitoring process should not be bypassed.
Digital technology is taking a growing role in the world’s food supply, from farm to fork. The right policies would ensure that the benefits are shared.
The pandemic’s long-term effects on how we work and live could accelerate the progress made in recent years on gender equality.
The pandemic is changing consumer behavior and expectations in the Pacific, particularly when it comes to using digital tools for financial transactions.
The COVID-19 crisis requires innovative thinking in conducting social analysis and assessments for development projects
Safeguards – the procedures that ensure projects and programs avoid, minimize and mitigate adverse impacts on people and the environment – are a crucial part of development work