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High-Quality Basic Education for Students in Sindh
Sindh, Pakistan’s second largest province, has made recent economic progress, but its education indicators are still low, with about 4 million children ages 5 to 12 not in school.
Changing Lives in Haiti Through Agriculture
Sixty percent of people in Haiti rely on the agriculture sector to survive, and although crop yields are still extremely low by international standards, progress is being made.
Breaking Down Barriers to Agribusiness in Uganda
In Uganda, where half of all exports are agricultural, crop yields are low, but the public and private sectors are collaborating to improve agricultural production and make it easier for farmers to do business.
A Roadmap to Reform
In Kosovo and Vietnam, the World Bank’s Doing Business Report is providing a framework that helps governments reshape the private sector’s role in advocating for and promoting economic growth.
A New Agricultural Extension Policy Takes Root in Uganda
When a farmer’s crop is being destroyed by pests or contaminated after harvest, who can she turn to for help? In Uganda, extension agents are becoming better prepared to provide farmers with answers.
Harnessing Technology to Protect Forests and Biodiversity in the Philippines
Conservation efforts in the Philippines mobilize user-friendly technology and government, community, and private sector partnerships in the fight against deforestation.
The Case of Jordan: Empowering Municipalities to Improve Public Service Delivery
This post originally appeared on UrbanLinks. Quick infusions of public services are usually a surefire way for local officials to increase their political capital. But pushing through reforms that spur longer-term economic development and strengthen community cohesion is often much harder to accomplish amid competing priorities. In Jordan, USAID’s Cities Implementing Transparent Innovative and Effective […]
The Problem with Teacher Observation
Low literacy rates are a persistent problem in the Global South. Even with the increased enrollment in primary schools, illiteracy rates have not shifted. To actually move the needle on literacy, we need to focus not just on getting students into the classroom but on helping teachers be more effective. One of the best ways […]
Thinking and Working Politically to Strengthen Agricultural Market Systems
Down-and-dirty politics and political roadblocks have thwarted the success of agricultural development projects for decades. To achieve greater success, we need to consider how we can better understand and break down such blocks. Whether we like it or not, international development efforts are inherently political. Within the agriculture sector, the relationships and power dynamics among […]