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Our experts share insights on the issues and approaches challenging the international development sector today — and the role of research in finding solutions.

Champions of evidence play a pivotal role in bridging research-to-policy gap
Communicating research evidence to key stakeholders is improving maternal and child health policies.

 Nafissatou Diop    Ahmed T. Rashid

Author(s): Nafissatou Diop, Ahmed Tareq Rashid


Government AI Readiness Index: Equal implementation needed to reduce global inequalities
With the right policies and institutions, governments can reduce inequality and share benefits of AI.

 Katie Clancy    Kai-Hsin Hung

Author(s): Katie Clancy, Kai-Hsin Hung


The future of work will determine the future of equality
How we will manage new technologies is thus the most important question ahead of us. Knowing about and preparing for upcoming changes benefit the largest number of people, with least costs of transitions.

 Arjan de Haan     Naser Faruqui

Author(s): Arjan de Haan, Naser Faruqui


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