Urbanization In The Agenda For Inclusive Growth And Sustainable Development

By Pedro Sousa Cities are home to more than 50% of the world’s population, and the number could reach 70% by 2050. It seems clear governments have increasingly understood that urbanization is one of the most important global trends of … Continue reading Urbanization In The Agenda For Inclusive Growth And Sustainable Development

Brazil In Crisis – How Did We Get To This Mess And What Should We Do To Leave?

By Rachel de Sá Brazil. The land where women are beautiful, food is delicious, everyone knows how to dance “samba”, play football, and of course, the future is bright and the time to shine is just around the corner. Right? … Continue reading Brazil In Crisis – How Did We Get To This Mess And What Should We Do To Leave?

The Fallibility of Development Statistics

By Kabira Namit 1. INTRODUCTION We need credible data to design evidence-based policies, measure national progress and compare development strategies across nations. However, government officials and donor partners agree that the current sets of development statistics being published by national statistics … Continue reading The Fallibility of Development Statistics