The fourth industrial revolution and the technologies it has brought with it has boosted productivity and created jobs in certain sectors. How can the world leverage technology to improve agriculture, the one sector that has lagged behind?
and Vladimir Smakhtin –
As the world faces increasing levels of water-related stress, ensuring a constant supply of fresh, drinkable water is a matter of security. Experts from the UN University Institute for Water, Environment, and Health highlight how some countries are embracing unconventional methods to bring water to their peoples.
Ruchira Tabassum Naved
and Sadika Akhter –
The garment industry has powered Bangladesh's economy and put more people to work than any other sector, especially women, in the last 40 years. But it has taken a heavy toll on women's mental and physical welfare.
and Marek Soanes –
IIED explores further what’s blocking climate finance from reaching the local level and developing new insights for getting money to those on the front lines of climate action.
The commodification of common goods such as food and water has put them out of reach for some, while degrading the environment. Can community-led, participatory development change the relationship between us and nature?
The Smart Villages Initiative brings together key players—entrepreneurs, scientists and engineers, villagers, NGOs, financiers, civil society and development organisations, policymakers, and regulators—from the frontline of delivering off-grid energy for development ...
The Asean countries are at very different stages of economic growth. Members include a fully developed city state with nearly full national electricity coverage as well as several agrarian economies ...