Articles by: reborromeo

What is the ‘graduation approach’?

Countries around the world are taking an integrated approach to address the complexities of poverty. 


by · Wednesday, 9 October 2019 · Uncategorised

It’s time to stand up for happier workplaces. Here’s how.

A landmark international agreement designed to eliminate violence and harassment in the workplace has been passed. Now comes the hard part.


by · Tuesday, 1 October 2019 · Uncategorised

Ten thousand years in a lifetime: Fragility and resilience in Papua New Guinea

To understand fragility and resilience in Papua New Guinea, look to history and the people living in the country’s most vulnerable areas.


by · Friday, 30 August 2019 · Papua New Guinea

Resettlement isn’t easy, but it can benefit everyone when done right

Involuntary resettlement can improve the lives of the resettled while reducing poverty and delivering results for development projects

by · Sunday, 25 August 2019 · Uncategorised

Pension extension: Bringing informal workers into the retirement social safety net

Millions of Asia’s informal workers – such as vendors, day laborers, and others – are left out of national pension systems. Here’s what we can do to help them in their later years.

by · Wednesday, 21 August 2019 · Uncategorised

Why I’m optimistic we can achieve SDG #1—ending poverty in all its forms, everywhere

The graduation approach provides a sequenced intervention designed to overcome multiple barriers that prevent the extreme poor from breaking out of poverty.

by · Tuesday, 13 August 2019 · Uncategorised

Inside the camps in Cox’s Bazar, lives are gradually being rebuilt

At Camp No 5, in Cox’s Bazar, there are about 632,000 displaced people still living in terrible conditions. But an international humanitarian effort is helping people in the community in southern Bangladesh live a better life. 

by · Thursday, 8 August 2019 · Bangladesh

Working for the public good

Public work programs can build much-needed infrastructure while helping lift people out of poverty and shield them from the effects of natural disasters and economic crises

by · Thursday, 18 July 2019 · Uncategorised

What the People’s Republic of China can learn from Japan on population aging

An aging population can have a dramatic impact on a country’s economy but Japan has shown that innovative approaches and policies can help mitigate the effects

by · Wednesday, 3 April 2019 · China, Japan

Digital solutions for financial inclusion

Worldwide, there are 1.7 billion people who are outside of the formal banking and financial system. They struggle with high fees and risky systems to undertake even simple financial transactions. Digital innovations offer new ways to bring them out of …

by · Thursday, 28 March 2019 · Uncategorised