Development is vital for reducing disaster risk, yet many current development models are unsustainable and are instead driving and creating disaster risks.

This Asia-Pacific Countries with Special Needs Development Report 2019 highlights the role of structural transformation in reducing poverty in the Asia-Pacific least developed countries, landlocked developing countries and small island developing States, collectively referred to as “countries with special needs”.

Thousands of demonstrators marched in Morocco's capital Sunday to condemn lengthy prison sentences given to dozens of activists, including the leader of the Hirak Rif poverty-fighting movement.

Mutare – The Government of Zimbabwe (GoZ), through the Ministry of Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage, is developing its National Migration Policy with support from the International Organization f

As measured by various indexes and indicators, Bhutan has made steady progress in human development since democracy was introduced in 2008; implying that democracy provides an environment for people to flourish. This is according to the National Human Development Report (NHDR) titled 'Ten Years of Democracy in Bhutan’.

Sri Lanka is facing a challenging macroeconomic landscape. The post-conflict high growth momentum has decelerated. A volatile global environment and structurally weak competitiveness continue to weaken growth and external sector performance. High interest costs mask limited fiscal improvement.

This paper revisits the issue of environment and development raised in the 1992 World Development Report, with new analysis tools and data. The paper discusses inference and interpretation in a machine learning framework.

Public funding in India in the field of research and development for neglected diseases has increased significantly by Rs 135 crore since 2009, says a new report.

Three Seychellois women have been recognized and awarded by CEO Global for the important role they have played in their particular field, pushing forward the development of society.

President Maithripala Sirisena has ordered officials to prepare a plan in the new year to alleviate poverty in the country.

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