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  1. Research

    Building the Gulf

    Recommendations for ensuring restoration benefits for communities and the environment report from Oxfam America and The Nature Conservancy

  1. Evaluation

    Bringing Innovation to Scale

    A synthesis of learning from four projects of the Economic Innovations Incentives Fund.

  1. Fact sheet

    Oil, gas and mining industries: Women's rights at risk

    It’s a 21st-century paradox: Countries endowed with oil, gas, and mineral resources frequently suffer in poverty—and women are disproportionately affected.

  1. Brief

    Hanging by a Thread: The ongoing threat to Somalia’s remittance lifeline

    As Somali families visit their local money transfer office to pick up money from relatives in Minneapolis, Toronto, London, Melbourne, Nairobi, Copenhagen, or elsewhere, they are hoping that this is not the month that their funds fail to arrive. Money transfer operators (MTOs) estimate that over 80 percent of the start-up capital for small businesses in Somalia is sent by the diaspora. Money received from abroad is also used to meet basic needs, including food, water, shelter, and education. Additionally, most remittance recipients provide support to poorer relatives.

  1. Book

    From Poverty to Power, 2nd Edition

    How active citizens and effective states can change the world.

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