When it comes to climate change and energy costs, it’s hard to find anyone more vulnerable than a person living in a low-lying island nation. Rising sea levels and extreme weather threaten islands, and fluctuations in fossil fuel prices limit their economic vitality.
Colombia is on the frontier of a new future. The nation is nearing a major peace agreement, bringing an end to more than 50 years of conflict that claimed over 200,000 lives and displaced six million citizens.
This is the second blog in our series Faster, Leaner, Better: Using Data and Technology to Measure and Accelerate Progress.
The second day of our trip to Haiti began bright and early.
A job serves many purposes. It helps put food on the table, it enables parents to send their children to school, and it gives an individual the sense of relief and dignity that comes with being able to take care of oneself and one’s family.