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  • 18 Aug 2019
  • By: Multiple
Insecure land tenure: the impact on farmers’ investment decision-making

How can poor farmers be encouraged to make the investments that will lift them out of poverty? This column reports...

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  • 12 Aug 2019
  • By: Multiple
Measuring poverty so that the poorest are not left behind

Progress on the United Nations goals is often assessed using the widely known ‘headcount ratio’. This column argues...

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  • 05 Aug 2019
  • By: Multiple
‘Labeling’ can improve cash transfer program outcomes: evidence from Kenya

Encouraging poor households to increase their take-up of healthcare and education is a key objective of development...

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  • 29 Jul 2019
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Bus Rapid Transit for better urban mobility: lessons from Bogota & Jakarta

Many cities in developing countries suffer from rising traffic congestion, making it difficult for people to get around...

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  • 22 Jul 2019
  • By: Akec, John A.
Using blogs, humor and anecdotes to influence development policy

How can research insights be made accessible to broad sectors of society? This column cites examples of successful...

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  • 15 Jul 2019
  • By: Multiple
Accelerating poverty reduction with stronger state capacity

What enhances poverty eradication? This column presents new evidence on global variation in poverty reduction during...

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