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NAFTA, the State Department and USAID

Evan Vucci/AP   By Cynthia M. Lardner   What the Trump Administration Needs to Learn about Soft Power

Solar home systems lighting rural Bangladesh

By Sheuli Akter Millions of Bangladeshis still have no access to electricity because grid electricity is not economically viable in the places they live.

High interest rates, low financial literacy amongst barriers to Bangladesh RMG remediation

By Sheuli Akter High interest rates and a lack of financial literacy are highlighted as major obstacles to factories in the Bangladesh Ready Made Garment (RMG) sector from obtaining remediation financing according to a report launched by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and International Labour Organization (ILO).

People in South Sudan with disabilities advocate for equal rights

By Peter Louis The newly established South Sudan Information Commission has been urged to ensure that people living with disabilities such as the deaf, blind and with other physical challenges have equal access to information as guaranteed in the South Sudan Right of Access to Information Act, 2013.

Are we serious in wanting to eliminate ISIS?

By Sattar Rind Many writers, intellectuals, government or non-governmental think tank personnel and scholars are writing about and discussing the cause of ISIS’ birth.


By Sylvain Muyali We are in the province of North Kivu in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In agriculture, this province is ranked second from bottom in the DRC following more than fifteen years of continual wars and the displacement of people from rural to urban environments.

Uganda launches program to prevent anaemia in children

By Gloria Nakiyimba An evidence based cost effective intervention aimed at addressing the high prevalence of anaemia and other micro-nutrient deficiencies among Ugandan children has been unveiled.