With caregivers’ faces covered, infants and young children will miss out on all the visual cues they’d normally get during stages of rapid developmental growth.
The effective integration of science into policy-making improves legislation and leads to effective solutions for society — and not only during times of crisis like the coronavirus pandemic.
The National Intelligence Council works inside government but is little understood outside. Yet it has helped respond to almost all the major foreign policy challenges of the last 40 years.
Agriculture is well placed to provide employment for millions across the African continent.
A battle over the Second Amendment is exactly the wrong way to think about the government’s role in the firearms industry.
Africa has a real challenge when it comes to using academic research and evidence to design policies.
South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa, needs to quickly address key challenges to restart the economy.
Politicians are always being told to trust what climate scientists are telling them. But can you have too much of a good thing? What happens when the exchange of ideas becomes too cosy?
Linking policymakers with research relevant for implementing the SDGs is difficult. But building strong relationships between them and researchers is a good place to start.
Successful policy interventions, especially those in the social realm influenced by the vagaries of human behaviour, don’t seem to travel well.
The informal economy in sub-Saharan Africa is largely marginalised despite its significant contribution to employment and GDP.