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  • Improving access to renewable energy in rural... Madison Levine, Niccoló Meriggi, Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, Vasudha Ramakrishna, Lennart Sattlegger, Maarten Voors, Ariful Islam, Sellu Kallon

    Download the policy brief here. In Sierra Leone, only about 5% of the population in rural areas have access to electricity. The United Nations Office for Project...

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  • Responding to imported inflation in Uganda:... Liam Carson, Harriet Conron, Richard Newfarmer

    Inflation is ravaging the world, driven by a combination of post-pandemic supply chain disruptions, a rebound in global demand, and the war in Ukraine. The first...

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  • Scaling up development finance can bring peace in...

    The number of people living in poverty in fragile and conflict-affected countries is estimated to reach 360 million by 2030. Lifting people out of poverty in places...

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  • How to reduce waste in the textile industry?

    Textiles are an integral part of daily lives and the global economy, but their production and consumption often leave a global footprint of waste and pollution behind. A...

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  • Climate Justice: Sharing the global climate... Ashfaqul Chowdhury

    Climate change is now recognised as one of the most serious threats facing humanity and earth. The impact of climate change on livelihoods and communities undermines poverty...

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  • Climate information services to enhance... Seneshaw Tamru, Bart Minten, Bethelhem Koru Aga

    Access to climate information services can improve agricultural productivity and farmers' resilience in Ethiopia. Panel data estimates reveal access to existing weather and...

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