It has a been a number of years since mobile phone penetration rates began turning heads in development circles.
Why is it that droughts always seem to surprise, despite the warnings? The current El Niño drought is no exception…
Nic Cheeseman has just produced a book called ‘Democracy in Africa: Successes, Failures and the Struggle for Political Reform” with Cambridge University Press.
There are panels looking at everything from mining to wildlife to carbon to water, with big themes cross-cutting on: Scarcity, politics and securitization; Resource grabbing…
The first in a series of Land Policy Bulletins from a new DFID-supported programme – LEGEND – came out recently.
China has done a lot for the past few years in my country. 60 year old Taxi Driver told me with full of excitement.
Jim Yong Kim and Kaushik Basu talk about their vision to promote shared prosperity in relation to shocks, risks and governance.
Jaideep Gupte introduced his research findings on security provision in rapidly urbanising contexts in Nepal.
The Guardian seems to argue that open governments open more data to the public. Does it happen?
David Hulme talks about urban poverty in Bangladesh in link to climate change and urban governance.