The impact of growth on poverty in Ghana has slowed substantially over the years. Ghana’s largest fall in poverty, 2% a year, was experienced during 1991–1998. Between 2012 and 2016, the poverty...

Tomomi Tanaka, Camille Nuamah, Michael Geiger |

Economic inclusion programs provide a “big push” to help the extreme poor and other vulnerable people move into sustainable livelihoods, and can play an important part in poverty reduction. Photo...

Ines Arevalo, Michelle Kaffenberger, Aude de Montesquiou |

In June 2015, after two days of heavy rain, flood water washed away Sarah’s small store in Accra, which provided for her family of three (1). The flood that hit the city in June 2015 affected...

Stéphane Hallegatte, Alvina Erman |

A stronger focus on human capital investments of children from these households with a particular focus on skills for future jobs will be key. (Photo: Arne Hoel / World Bank) Ghana was the first...

Suleiman Namara, Christabel Ewuradjoa Dadzie, Sarah Coll-Black |

Techonology has improved the delivery of a cash-for-work program in Ghana. Photo credit: Arne Hoel/ World Bank Over the past decade, delivery systems for safety net programs in developing...

Suleiman Namara, Christabel Ewuradjoa Dadzie, Johnson Mwebaze |

Ecuador is paying more and more attention to data collection and disaster risk management across sectors​. The Cruz-Castro Family searching for their belongings after the 2016 earthquake in...

Diana Rubiano |

Ecuador reconoce la importancia de la información y el compromiso de todos los sectores.   Familia Cruz-Castro tratando de rescatar sus enseres, en una de las casas derruidas luego del terremoto...

Diana Rubiano |

We’re pleased to announce support for 12 projects which seek to improve the way development data are produced, managed, and used. They bring together diverse teams of collaborators from around the...

World Bank Data Team |

Nous avons le plaisir de dévoiler les 12 projets retenus pour soutenir l’amélioration de la production, la gestion et l’utilisation des données sur le développement. Portés par des équipes...

L'équipe d'analyse de données |