The purpose of this report is to identify and drive forward practical actions for advertisers, publishers, agencies and platforms to improve the media ecosystem in this phase of “building back better” post-COVID-19.The report focuses on the near-term and medium-term actions that can be taken to improve the financial viability, resilience and sus

The outbreak of COVID-19 and the wide-ranging measures needed to slow its advance triggered an unprecedented collapse in oil demand, a surge in oil inventories, and a record one-month decline in oil prices in March 2020. This paper examines the likely implications of the 2020 oil price plunge for emerging market and developing economies.

Extreme weather damage databases report no significant heatwave impacts in sub-Saharan Africa since 1900, yet the region has experienced a number of heatwaves and will be affected disproportionately by them under climate change.

Almost 690 million people around the world went hungry in 2019. As progress in fighting hunger stalls, the COVID-19 pandemic is intensifying the vulnerabilities and inadequacies of global food systems.

While much progress has been made in mainstreaming the Sustainable Development Goals into national development plans and strategies, what is often lacking is an assessment of the financial resources required to implement them.

India, home to one-sixth of all humanity, holds the key to the success of the 2030 Agenda.

The risk of increasing rates of acute malnutrition during the COVID-19 pandemic demonstrates the urgent need to adapt, and expand access to, acute malnutrition diagnosis and treatment services in humanitarian and fragile contexts.

The COVID-19 pandemic is expected to have even greater consequences than the last crisis. Economic activity has slowed down, and it remains uncertain when it will resume and what the long-term effects on trade and on other sectors will be. The education sector will face an uphill task.

A report launched by the Development Center of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the Africa Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) has urged Africa with its development partners to design new business models for infrastructure development to meet the needs of the growing population on the continent.

COVID-19 and the oil prices crash induced by it have imposed a double whammy on fuel-exporting countries in Asia and the Pacific.

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