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  • 05 Apr 2018
  • By: Eeva Furman
Integrating ecosystem services into land, water and urban management

How should local communities think about the role of ecosystem services in supporting human wellbeing, particularly in...

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  • 01 Apr 2018
  • By: Multiple
India’s transition from agriculture and the growing informal sector

The process of economic growth in India is dispossessing millions of small-scale traditional agricultural and non-...

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  • 29 Mar 2018
  • By: Multiple
Improving the quality of education in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has a shortage of qualified and experienced teachers, largely because of issues with training, recruitment,...

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  • 26 Mar 2018
  • By: Guy Blaise NKAMLEU
Per diem: the petty corruption that hurts African development

The pursuit of daily allowances has become a widespread trend across the administrations of African countries,...

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  • 23 Mar 2018
  • By: Robyn Klingler-Vidra
Incentives for innovation that’s inclusive

How should policy-makers design incentives for innovation that’s inclusive? This column explains that first, they need...

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  • 22 Mar 2018
  • By: Shenggen Fan
Innovations in food systems: the key to human and planetary health

Food systems – the technical, economic, social and environmental processes and actors through which we feed the world’s...

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Comment of the Week

"Innovations go beyond technology. Policy innovations are also critical as they can help to make priorities of both human health and the environment. Governments should eliminate subsidies for nutrient-poor foods and convert those funds to investments for more nutritious crops such as fruits and vegetables."

By Shenggen Fan