Ahead of next week’s annual meeting, the Asian Development Bank was scheduled to release on Wednesday the midterm review of its so-called “Strategy 2020.” We give you a sneak peek into what this means for the bank’s role in Asia-Pacific’s rapidly evolving development landscape.
News: Asia-Pacific regional integration
How can the international development community assist Asia-Pacific’s future regional cooperation efforts, and help bridge the inequality gap that’s hampering them? Experts from the Philippines weigh in during an ADB seminar.
Planting trees on its own won’t slow climate change as long as we’re still rapidly burning down forests. So what should you do instead? The Center for Global Development’s Jonah Busch has a few suggestions.
In the past few years, surveys have become an essential tool for getting better data on HIV and AIDS infection rates. Now it’s time to strengthen the role of surveys in our fight against the disease, two experts write in a blog for the Center for Global Development.
Four years after its first edition in 2010, the second U.S. Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development review will be officially launched on Tuesday. Supporters hope QDDR 2.0 will be more consultative, focused and actionable.
News: Development impact evaluation
Systematic reviews were key to making medicine more evidence-based in the 1990s, and now researchers hope they can do the same thing for international development.
World Bank spring meetings
Will the World Bank be able to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030? We asked our readers if what the bank is currently doing is enough to accomplish its goal, or the institution needs to take other (bolder) steps.
The U.K.'s huge investment in research and evaluation produces a wealth of information, but the government could do more to to learn from it and adapt its foreign aid projects. How? A Devex analysis.