On 8 March 2017, IMC celebrated International Women’s Day with a photo exhibition in our Nepal office in Kathmandu, to highlight the role women play within the UKaid-funded Rural Access Programme.
Climate change is putting a strain on societies worldwide, particularly in lower-middle-income countries. The legally binding agreement reached in Paris in 2015 is a major step in the right direction but must be the first of many.
Solid waste management is a global major challenge, aggravated by the fact that half of the world's population lives in cities and that developing countries have limited capacity to tackle this issue effectively.
Today, we talk with Rumana Kabir, IMC’s Senior Consultant for disaster management and climate change adaptation, with over 16 years’ experience in international development.
On 25 November, UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson visited one of the 174 schools that IMC has rehabilitated so far in Pakistan as part of the DFID-funded School Construction and Rehabilitation Programme.
As part of the European Union-funded Transport Sector Policy Support Programme, IMC is helping Malawi’s authorities make the most of information and communication technologies in road rehabilitation planning.
IMC’s water and sanitation specialist Veronica Di Bella participated in a live Q&A organised by the Guardian, which shed light on the future of innovation in the WASH sector and major challenges.
Among those affected by the April 2015 earthquake in Nepal were our members of staff, whom IMC supported in the rebuilding process with grants and interest-free loans.
In recent years a series of major events has stretched the capacity of the entire global humanitarian response. But what lessons have been learnt and what are the gaps in knowledge?
Unilever Nepal, RAP3 CONNECT and Prabhu Bank have launched the 'Hamri Didi' programme to help Nepali women in the Mid and Far West of Nepal set up small businesses.
The ‘Enhancing Road Safety for Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Member Countries’ project, funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and implemented by IMC, is expected to dramatically decrease the number of road casualties in the region.
Two months after the publication in print of her research paper on disaster management, we talk with Mariam Malik, a civil engineer working on the UK Aid-funded Humqadam-School Construction and Rehabilitation Programme, implemented by IMC Worldwide.
During the recent passage of Cyclone Roanu in Bangladesh, IMC-built shelters provided refuge for remote communities.
Fragile and conflict-affected states are challenging environments for international development programming, including evaluations. Sajid Chowdhury is joined by two special guests to talk about related challenges.
Recently in Kathmandu, we celebrated 35 years of IMC Worldwide’s support of socio-economic development in Nepal, which coincides nicely with this year’s bicentennial celebration of the UK-Nepal relationship.
In this issue of the IMC podcast, we talk with colleagues Alix Landais and Daniel Idowu about how to support business growth in the Caribbean.