Development Progress

A four year research project supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. It aims to measure, understand and communicate where and how development progress has happened.


Jeewani, Sri Lanka. Photo: Tim Webster

Sri Lanka's 'garment girls'


Sri Lanka has halved unemployment over the last 20 years. Three new short films explore the impact on women workers.

Citizens and UNMIL destroy voting materials after a presidential election in 2006, Brewersville - Eric Kanalstein for UN photo (Creative commons licensed via Flickr)

Security progress in post-conflict contexts

Research and blogs

This report looks at security improvements have been achieved in the challenging post-conflict contexts of Liberia and Timor-Leste.

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