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Getting to know Amy Black: Q&A with R4D's new education lead


[Editor's Note: On March 1, 2017, Amy Black joined Results for Development (R4D), as the executive vice president of education. Black succeeded former managing director, Nicholas Burnett.

Top 10 stories from 2016

With another year under our belts, we’re looking back at our top blog posts from 2016. From the power of market shaping in reducing maternal deaths to early childhood development to open government and malnutrition in India, these posts pack practical information from our work in more than 55 countries to help people escape poverty and reach their full potential.


Reading, learning, failing and adapting: These are a few of my favorite things

A mother reads to her child using Worldreader's Read to Kids app on her mobile phone. ©Worldreader


How to beat malnutrition? Collaborate across sectors

Shri Rajendra Rathore, Minister of Medical, Health and Family welfare in Rajasthan, India, addresses malnutrition at a policy event In Jaipur, organized by Results for Development and Budget Analysis Rajasthan Centre. © Results for Development


Turning health systems research and evidence into country action

Country representatives of the Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage attend a meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, to discuss accreditation as an engine for improving the quality of health care. © Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage

Open government: Moving beyond arguments on the 'right thing to do'

Community members participating in the monthly village maternal and newborn health meeting in South Sulawesi, Indonesia. © Transparency for Development/Jessica Creighton