Formalizing Mongolia’s Artisanal Mining Sector

With the appointment of Mongolia’s new prime minister, Saikhanbileg Chimed, in November, expectations are high for the further development of Mongolia’s mining industry, which accounts for 18.5 percent of the country’s GDP. While large-scale mining operations often make headlines…

New Report Examines Urbanization and Technology

By 2020, half of Asia’s population will live in urban areas. The region faces big challenges related to this rapid urbanization, including congestion, pollution, rising urban poverty, and squatter settlements. While the challenges are numerous, the dynamism of...

2014 LankaCorps Fellows

November 28, 2014 — The third class of LankaCorps Fellows and their July – December 2014 placements: Ms. Angeli Jeyarajah, Verite Research Pvt Ltd Ms. Jeyarajah was involved in an initiative to support female politicians in Sri Lanka. Her work included...