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Perspectives Blog

What works? That’s always the question when tackling the world’s toughest challenges. 

We have answers based on our research and implementation experience. For affordable housing, child trauma and coastal restoration. For universal health coverage, gender equality and blockchain technology. For HIV/AIDS and influenza. And much, much more. Our blogs invite readers to gain insights from our bold thinkers.

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Marine Litter 101: What You Need to Know

According to the UN Environment Program, marine litter is “any persistent, manufactured or processed …
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What Is a Research Technologist? The Case for Technology …

Brian Sokol
Brian Sokol
Vice President, Digital Delivery
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More than Just a Moment in Time: Embracing Reconciliatio …

Helen Turner
Helen Turner
Senior Safeguarding and WHS&S Specialist
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Getting to 95+: Culture of Learning, Data-Use Drives Dem …

Mozambique has the eighth highest HIV prevalence in the world—12.6 percent of the adult population …
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World Youth Skills: Celebrating and Building on What We …

Persistently high youth unemployment and underemployment around the globe indicate that millions of …
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5 Ways Better Governance Can Help Fix the Nature Crisis

Rosa Amboage, Ph.D.
Rosa Amboage, Ph.D.
Senior Technical Adviser for Climate Change and Environment, Abt Britain
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Why Is a Housing Agency Focused on Climate Change?

Climate change is affecting communities across the United States, and HUD’s mission “to create …
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America Has More Children Living in Poverty Than Any Oth …

The United States is one of the richest countries in the world, yet one in three children live in …
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New HUD Funding Addresses Three Challenges Identified by …

Lauren Dunton
Lauren Dunton
Senior Associate, Social & Economic Policy
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Helping Afghanistan’s Private Sector Maintain Health Pro …

Susan Mitchell
Susan Mitchell
Vice President, Global Projects
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Inclusivity & Respect: Capturing Needed LGBTQ+ Data

Abt’s commitment to inclusion emphasizes the need for accurate and inclusive data collection that …