Towards a More Accessible and Economically Just Chicago

Towards a More Accessible and Economically Just Chicago is a report that exploring barriers to employment for women with disabilities in the realms of economic development, education, government, housing, and transportation.

A Healthy Summer and Beyond

A Healthy Summer and Beyond dives into the collective story behind Summer EBT for Children and the 48,000 kids it reached in Oregon last summer. Through in-depth stories of participants, this report shares the story that the numbers missed – … Read more

Challenges of M&E for Capacity Building Projects

8th class Leland Fellow, Michelle DeFreese wrote this blog post profile of Dr. Flavianus Magayane’s role in evaluating iAGRI’s impact on its student participants and his thoughts on the challenges of capturing the impact of investments in human capacity. iAGRI … Read more

Blog: Linking food security research to policymaking

Research is leading the effort toward more successful agriculture development through project evaluation and cross-country comparisons aimed at showing policymakers the effectiveness of certain interventions… However, research can only do so much, and political will is “an essential ingredient for elevating food and nutrition security into policy agendas.”…Moving forward, we hope researchers will continue to engage and communicate with policymakers during the design and implementation of policies and programs, focusing on those interventions that offer the greatest potential for improving food security for the world’s poor.

The Case for Strengthening Developing Nation Universities

Samantha Alvis developed The Case for Strengthening Developing Nation Universities. This piece was designed to support advocacy efforts on the Hill for increasing investments in higher education development, in particular those that involve partnerships between US universities and those in … Read more