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New research aims to help control malaria in one watershed in northern Peru.
Malaria is widespread in Peru's arid North Coast because of the extensive irrigation required to support rice paddies. Rice growing in the region accounts for
Known for its dense human population, diverse wild animal species, and large population of domestic animals, Sri Lanka derives both risks and benefits from its wildlife. Among the benefits are a strong tourist economy, ocean and freshwater fish
Think tanks in Brazil and India are joining forces to examine the factors behind wage inequality in their countries and propose policy options to reduce inequality in labour markets.
While these two economies have succeeded in reducing
Networked technologies such as the Internet, social media, and mobile phones are increasingly important for sharing news and information, as well as for organizing collective action. News media reported on the crucial role that social media played
This project aims to improve the knowledge of informal entrepreneurship in Africa in order to offer public policy-makers options for building upon the economic and employment potential of informal enterprises. The results of the study can also
The Center for Global Development (CGD), located in Washington DC, is a globally preeminent think tank with unique networking and reach. Its Visiting Fellowship Program offers fellowships to scholars from think tanks and academic research
India is facing a rising burden of cardiovascular disease and obesity-related diabetes due to increasingly unhealthy diets and tobacco use.
Educational initiatives to reduce the consumption of "'risky commodities"' such as foods high
Across Latin America, water consumption is increasing significantly due to population growth and economic growth. Higher temperatures and less precipitation as a result of climate change are expected to diminish water availability and intensify
South America needs governance models that can enable better development approaches to social inclusion, health equity, and environmental management. Recent international conferences have emphasized the need for approaches bridging collective health
Despite a consensus that organized crime in Latin America is growing in scope and geographic reach, there is little research on the impact of organized crime on social, economic, and democratic development. This project builds an evidence base