Many African countries lag behind their neighbors in internet access, limiting their access to a number of economic and social benefits.
To accommodate a growing number of largely poor urban dwellers, we need to use data in ways that will make change happen.
In 2009, the world’s urban population surpassed its rural population for the first time. But we still don't know much about the housing needs of this population.
The world is in the midst of a historic refugee crisis. In 2015, over 65 million people were forcibly displaced—19.5 million of them international refugees living outside their home countries.
As the world’s great athletes and brave tourists descend on Rio for the 2016 Olympics, Brazil’s political troubles and urban infrastructure are also in the spotlight.
Tanzania's lack of accountability in the public-health and education sectors has serious repercussions for local communities. What does it take to make accountability the norm rather than the exception?
Despite the well-documented economic potential of cities, most national public policy systems do not give local governments much scope to improve service delivery.