Infrastructure

Invest in education and roads to increase food security, says FAO

The World Food Programme’s latest findings reveal that completing an extra year in education and an extra kilometre of road per...

Two thirds of global population to live in cities by 2030

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) have released their latest report on urban and rural estimations...

Asia-Pacific falling behind on SDGs according to latest UN report

A report released last week by the United Nations titled ‘Asia and the Pacific SDG Progress Report 2017’ found that the...

Inequality is limiting Asia-Pacific’s development, says António Guterres

The UN Secretary-General has highlighted the need for Asia-Pacific to tackle the significant levels of inequality in order to achieve...

WFP to switch from in-kind food donations to cash transfer in Nepal

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) will change the way it distributes food assistance to refugees in Nepal from June...

Japan donates $15.7 million to help upscale UNICEF’s work in Cox’s Bazar

UNICEF is able to scale up its assistance to women and children in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh thanks to a $15.7 million donation...

Cox’s Bazar is getting ready for monsoon season

The refugee camp of Cox’s Bazar is readying itself for the approaching monsoon season with healthcare initiatives and relocation...

Nominations are now open for the Asia Innovator of the Year Award 2018!

Aid & International Development Forum are pleased to open nominations for the Asia Innovator of the Year Award. This competition...

Aid to help low income countries overcome climate change is ‘inadequate’, says Oxfam

A recent report by Oxfam has found that aid to low income countries to help them reduce their greenhouse gas emissions is lagging behind...

Kenyan flooding could cause a major humanitarian crisis

Experts have warned that flooding in Kenya could escalate into a humanitarian crisis unless prompt action is taken. Heavy rain has affected...

$4.1 billion committed to help developing countries meet environmental goals.

A fresh injection of $4.1 billion from the international community has been made available to help prevent biodiversity loss and reduce...

How stoves are tackling health, environment and gender equality issues in Lao DPR

The World Bank, in partnership with the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), is replacing over 50,000 charcoal and wood...