Strengthening Local Economic Governance
Braving the Waves: Gray-Market Trade and Maritime Security in the Sulu Sea
December 4, 2019
In the Sulu Archipelago, off the Philippine island of Mindanao, a demimonde of illicit traders in radar-evading wooden boats smuggle needed goods from Malaysia, while government agents offer protection in exchange for a cut of the profits.
Promoting Open Data in Nepal’s Private Sector
September 11, 2019
The rapid growth, in our era, of data-driven decision-making offers both a challenge and an opportunity for businesses at every level in Nepal. As government agencies, research institutes, and the private sector apply new quantitative tools and the analytical power of computers to understand human systems and social phenomena of every kind, the opp… Read more