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Beyond WTO Accession: Next Steps in Afghanistan

Ahmad Jawed Sakhi | Arielle Berghammer-Ziegler
February 22, 2018
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Accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) for Afghanistan, a country in dire need of connectivity with the…

The Case of Jordan: Empowering Municipalities to Improve Public Service Delivery

Todd Diamond | Mark Grubb
February 20, 2018
2 Minute Read

This post originally appeared on UrbanLinks. Quick infusions of public services are usually a surefire way for local…

A teacher works with a student during a lesson.

The Problem with Teacher Observation

Susan Werner
February 15, 2018
1 Minute Read

Low literacy rates are a persistent problem in the Global South. Even with the increased enrollment in primary…

A farmer in Nigeria stacks freshly cut rice plants prior to threshing.

Thinking and Working Politically to Strengthen Agricultural Market Systems

Sharon Van Pelt | Philip DeCosse
February 13, 2018
1 Minute Read

Down-and-dirty politics and political roadblocks have thwarted the success of agricultural development projects for decades. To achieve greater…

Two men examine a control panel in Jordan.

Can Jordan Beat Water Scarcity Without Desalination?

Robyn McGuckin
February 8, 2018
1 Minute Read

Water scarcity is nothing new to the Middle East. In fact, many would say that water — or…

Staff in Uganda reflect on an activity.

3 Tips to Walk the Talk on Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting

Marcos Moreno
February 1, 2018
2 Minute Read

Collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) is an approach championed by USAID to help projects work effectively with partners, reflect…

Boxes of health commodities being opened in Mozambique

A Vision for a 21st Century Supply Chain

Jamey Butcher
January 30, 2018
1 Minute Read

In the age of Amazon, efficient global commercial supply chains are essential for successful companies to deliver their…