By Santiago Levy In recent years, many countries in the region have prioritized early childhood care on their public policy agendas. … [Read more...] about Child Development: A Priority for the IDB
Early Childhood Development
By Ciro Avitabile There is no way around it, when people aren’t well incentivized to do their jobs (with monetary or non-monetary incentives) the quality of the work decreases. This happens to be the case in many developing countries with teachers and doctors. The lack of appropriate incentives translates into higher absenteeism and less dedication to their jobs. … [Read more...] about Power to the people?
By Sophie Gardiner. In May of this year, in honor of Mother’s Day, Save the Children published its 13th annual report on the “State of the World’s Mothers.” This year, the organization chose to focus on nutrition in the first 1,000 days of a child’s life—from pregnancy until age two. This is the period where crucial cognitive capacity is developed and healthy physical … [Read more...] about Mothers are still facing poor conditions in Central America