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What's missing from the World Development Report?

The main message of the Report is that digital development strategies need to be much broader than ICT strategies. “Connectivity for all” remains an important goal and a tremendous challenge.

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World Developmet Report 2015: Insights on Mind, Society and Behaviour

Sometime back the World Bank brought out Development Report 2015, and it sure contains some interesting insights.

Notice India’s graphic: Not sure about connecting puzzle solving with problem solving in general, and also about an appropriate way to remind someone of their caste identity, but caste is a mental model for many still. 58 more words


From Self to Community—Lessons from business, development, philosophy and a police chief in Nashville

Holidays offer the chance to enjoy reading, to catch up on events back home, and to ponder issues one never quite has time for back at work. 1,500 more words


Paying for Cookstove Health Interventions?

The recent World Development Report is focused on decision-making and economics, an extremely important aspect of change (or lack thereof) across various domains.

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MDG # 6 : Gender Equality & Women's Empowerment Recommendations To The Ministry of Foreign & Women's Affairs.

    Promoting gender equality and empowering women is a two-way street that involves educating the next generation of young girls and women, as well as providing spaces for women to voice their opinions collectively and individually. 543 more words

The “Missing Women” in Corporate Leadership

In a series of three posts, Simi Rose George will examine the issue of underrepresentation of women on corporate boards and analyze recent attempts to address it, using Norway as a case study. 819 more words


The World Bank: how is it doing?

Last week I spent some time in Washington D.C., on the fringes of the World Bank/IMF autumn meetings. I was discussing International Alert’s recommendations for making the next round of the Bank’s International Development Association (IDA 17) funding as effective as possible in the fragile and conflict-affected countries which make up an increasing proportion of the IDA caseload. 1,631 more words

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