The Government of Kenya, with the help from the World Bank, is providing Kenyan youth with more agency and a platform to voice their thoughts and concerns about how budget is spent.

Claire Davanne |

As the world rushes to reduce the negative impacts of climate change, ambitious sub-national actors are rising to the fore. The recent One Planet Summit exemplifies this trend. Earlier this month...

Prashant Kapoor, Marc Forni |

OpenStreetMap of Kenya Kenya is well known for its innovation in technology, particularly mobile technology in cash transfers. These innovations have largely been championed by the private sector...

Rose Wanjiru |

Photo: Nugroho Nurdikiawan Sunjoyo / World Bank The trope of a government office worker, discontent with their work, grumbling about paperwork and administrative tasks, is a cliché. An equally...

Hélène Pfeil |

Also available in: Español | Français  [[tweetable]]Basic infrastructure makes all the difference in the lives of people. Sometimes a road is all it takes…[[/tweetable]] [[tweetable]]Access to...

Sameh Wahba, Rafeef Abdel Razek |

Blog reader: “Dan! The government is one big system. Why didn’t your blog on the latest research on the quality of governance take this into account?” Dan (Rogger): “Well, typically frontier...

Daniel Rogger |

As the world urbanizes rapidly, [[tweetable]]international experience has shown that economic activities concentrate in a relatively small number of places[[/tweetable]] – it is estimated that...

Sameh Wahba, Judy Zheng Jia |

Photo: Mohammad Al-Arief/The World Bank. Editor’s note: The findings, interpretations and conclusions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the view of the World...

Andrew Wainer |

We are approaching the end of year two of implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In September 2015, global leaders from 193 countries set a 15-year deadline – by the year 2030 – to...

Mahmoud Mohieldin, Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez |

[[tweetable]]When it comes to responding to disasters, time is of the essence.[[/tweetable]] Help needs to come immediately to save lives; recovery and reconstruction have to start swiftly to...

Zuzana Stanton-Geddes, Jolanta Kryspin-Watson |