In December 2015, World Trade Organization (WTO) attracted attentions again.
Sustainable Livelihoods: Taking Agrarian Political Economy Seriously
It appears in the ‘short books for big ideas’ agrarian and peasant studies series, and tries to offer a readable overview of the key debates, as well as suggesting important new directions.
Cash Transfers Boost the Local Economy in Cambodia
What components or types of social protection programmes most effectively reduce poverty and vulnerability? What about impacts on a local economy?
Fishing for Freedom in India
1,200 fishermen describe themselves as slaves. They are all in debt to money lenders. UN reports.
Chronic Poverty in Rural Cambodia: Quality of Growth for Whom?
This paper examines the trend and characteristics of chronic poverty in rural Cambodia between 2004 and 2010 with multidimensional perspectives.
Factors Making Kakamega the Poorest in Kenya
That Kakamega is the poorest County both in relative and absolute terms doesn’t surprise me at all.
Is Kakamega the Poorest County in Kenya?
Socio-Economic Atlas of Kenya estimates that Kakamega is the poorest county in Kenya.
Small Changes, Big Impact
Born and raised in Coimbatore, young Gayathri has accomplished far more at the tender age of 23 not only than most of her peers, but also more than she expected from herself.
Achieving Food Security in the Face of Climate Change
Six distinguished panelists discuss food security and climate change at the World Bank annual meeting.
The Last Mile: Ending Extreme Poverty by 2030
FRONTIERS IN DEVELOPMENT 2014: Ending Extreme Poverty has started at USAID, hosted by Dr. Raj Shah.