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Women’s labor force participation in India has decreased from 33 percent in 2005 to 24 percent in 2019.
Kenya’s National Treasury has a track record of significantly overestimating revenues in the national budget.
Kenya's disputed 2017 elections created long periods of uncertainty across Kenya’s national and local government.
Should cities in developing countries fix what they already have or start fresh?
Achieving transparency is a formidable challenge in some sub-Saharan African countries, a third of which have been ruled by a single party for several decades.
Public transit is both a challenge and an opportunity for cities in developing markets to expand the global economy.
Conflicts and instability have expelled more than 68 million men, women, and children from their homes around the world.
Achieving universal access to safe drinking water by 2030 could cost as much as $166 billion per year for capital expenditures alone.
China is tracking progress toward its goals by setting performance targets, which encompass the economy, education, the environment, and more.

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