It is easy to get carried away with the promises of technology when we read about the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or 4IR.
As of today, there are more than 2.17 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally. The pandemic has spread at an unprecedented speed to more than 190 countries around the world. By the end of March 2020, over 180 countries had closed down their schools. Governments… Read More
At the end of last year, with support from Helvetas I co-authored a paper entitled, State Capability, Policymaking and the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Do Knowledge Systems Matter?
Cambodia is rapidly progressing towards its goal of becoming an upper-middle-income country by 2030. The Royal Government of Cambodia has identified four main strategic policy areas on which to focus its public policies and achieve this goal: human resource development; economic diversification; private sector development… Read More
In 2013, Richard Hummelbrunner and Harry Jones asked: “How can policy makers, managers and practitioners best plan in the face of complexity?” Seven years later the search for answers to that question continues through different initiatives and programmes. For example, the Doing Development Differently Manifesto… Read More