Think Tank Insights: Climate Proofing Conservation Landscapes in Western Uganda

The global warming bought in more versatility of harvest and led to the uncertainty of output of certain agricultural plantations. In West Uganda, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and partners have been helping farmers to adapt to climate change and encourage … Continue reading Think Tank Insights: Climate Proofing Conservation Landscapes in Western Uganda

Think Tank Insights: Abused and Imprisoned in India’s State-Run Care Homes for Women

Women’s care homes in India are meant to offer protection for those who have nowhere else to go. But activists, authorities and former residents accused the overcrowded, understaffed homes of trapping women in a cycle of abuse.  OnFrontiers Think Tank hereby presents … Continue reading Think Tank Insights: Abused and Imprisoned in India’s State-Run Care Homes for Women

OnFrontiers Think Tank Insights: A workforce boom makes SMEs more important than ever in Africa

A UN forecast suggests that by 2050, the world will have an extra 2.2 billion people and over half will come from Africa. This population surge will be a demographic dividend or millstone? How to place the population for jobs? … Continue reading OnFrontiers Think Tank Insights: A workforce boom makes SMEs more important than ever in Africa

OnFrontiers Think Tank Insights: Carrie Lam’s plans for Lantau reclamation ignore Hong Kong’s future integration with the mainland

In announcing plans to spend up to HK$500 billion (US$64 billion) on reclaiming 1,700 hectares of land east of Lantau, Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has effectively dismissed the views of her task force whose public consultation only closed on September 26. … Continue reading OnFrontiers Think Tank Insights: Carrie Lam’s plans for Lantau reclamation ignore Hong Kong’s future integration with the mainland

OnFrontiers Think Tank Insights: Indicators of the Great Potentials of Ethiopia for ePayment and FinTech Development

Africa is rising and fintech is at the frontiers of development on the continent. People have already foreseen the promising future of mobile finance in the continent and how it has facilitated some of the services and solutions.  An OnFrontiers expert in mobile finance, Mr. Bizuneh Bekele shares his insights on the trend … Continue reading OnFrontiers Think Tank Insights: Indicators of the Great Potentials of Ethiopia for ePayment and FinTech Development

OnFrontiers Think Tank Insights: A Real Strategy for Afghanistan

Afghanistan is one of the areas with most turmoils and conflicts in the world. This field has been in the war since 19th century and it had been sucking all type of resources from several countries, but it never takes a break. … Continue reading OnFrontiers Think Tank Insights: A Real Strategy for Afghanistan

OnFrontiers Think Tank Insights: Mainstreaming Climate Change into Landscape Resilience and Restoration for Ecological Sustainability in Zambia

According to UNDP in Zambia, climate change – including rising temperatures and an increased frequency of droughts and extreme rain events – is negatively affecting local communities living in rural parts of Zambia. An OnFrontiers expert in sustainability and resilience, Mr.Mebeelo … Continue reading OnFrontiers Think Tank Insights: Mainstreaming Climate Change into Landscape Resilience and Restoration for Ecological Sustainability in Zambia

OnFrontiers Think Tank Insights-Special Edition: Social network methods for HIV case-finding among people who inject drugs in Tajikistan

“HIV testing programmes have struggled to reach the most marginalized populations at risk for HIV. Social network methods such as respondent-driven sampling (RDS) and peer-based active case-finding (ACF) may be effective in overcoming barriers to reaching these populations.” An OnFrontiers expert Mr. … Continue reading OnFrontiers Think Tank Insights-Special Edition: Social network methods for HIV case-finding among people who inject drugs in Tajikistan

An innovation disrupting foreign assistance delivery: remote technical assistance (RTA)

International development and relief assistance increasingly turn to remote technical assistance for fast, quality knowledge access Whether it be a local market nuance in Bangalore or specific ways to improve quinoa crop yields, it’s no secret that tailored expertise improves … Continue reading An innovation disrupting foreign assistance delivery: remote technical assistance (RTA)