USAID Announces Rise: A New Initiative to Build Resilience in West Africa's Sahel.
Wednesday, 05/11/16 1:18 PM
USAID Announces Rise: A New Initiative to Build Resilience in West Africa's Sahel.

Today, at the high-level launch of the United Nations' Sahel Humanitarian Response Plan in Rome, Italy, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Assistant Administrator for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance Nancy Lindborg announced USAID's RISE (Resilience in the Sahel-Enhanced) Initiative. RISE commits more than $130 million over the first tw...

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Wednesday, 05/11/16 1:17 PM
The World Bank Institute is Ranked as #1 Best Government Affiliated Think Tank

February 5, 2014―The problems developing countries face are increasingly complex to address. The Government of Nigeria, for instance, is committed to extending the coverage of drinking water to all its citizens. This is a daunting challenge that financing alone, irrespective of how much money is mobilized, will not address. Powerful vested i...

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Crowdsourcing – another fad or a tool for competitive advantage?
Wednesday, 05/11/16 1:15 PM
Maximizing the Impact of Mapping and Crowdsourcing.

Community mapping and crowdsourcing can be effective ways to inform and measure development impact on the ground. As a result, these technologies have caught the attention of government institutions, civil society organizations, and development agencies. However, while these methods have helped improve delivery of public services when applied on a small, local scale, they ha...

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Wednesday, 05/11/16 12:52 PM
USAID Releases Water & Conflict Toolkit

WASHINGTON, D.C.: On February 24, The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation (CMM), in partnership with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, will host an expert panel discussion on water, conflict, and peacebuilding to mark the release of USAID's Water & Conflict Toolkit.

The Wate...

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USAID Announces Rise: A New Initiative to Build Resilience in West Africa's Sahel.

Today, at the high-level launch of the United Nations' Sahel Humanitarian... Read more »

The World Bank Institute is Ranked as #1 Best Government Affiliated Think Tank

February 5, 2014―The problems developing countries face ar... Read more »

Maximizing the Impact of Mapping and Crowdsourcing.

Community mapping and crowdsourcing can be effective ways to inform and measu... Read more »

USAID Releases Water & Conflict Toolkit

WASHINGTON, D.C.: On February 24, The U.S. Agency for International Deve... Read more »