Even in the most challenging places, investment and growth are possible. And of all the places most in need of development, the Sahel must sit near the top of the list.

Aliou Maiga |

Même dans les régions les plus difficiles du monde, l’investissement et la croissance demeurent possibles. Et de toutes les régions ayant le plus besoin de développement, le Sahel figure en haut…

Aliou Maiga |

Can Africa feed Africa? This question is frequently asked, especially when there are 256 million people (1 in 5) in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) who are critically undernourished.

Dina Umali-Deininger, Jeehye Kim |

L’Afrique peut-elle se nourrir ? C’est une question récurrente, surtout lorsque l’on sait qu’en Afrique subsaharienne, un habitant sur cinq (soit 256 millions d’individus) est en situation de…

Dina Umali-Deininger, Jeehye Kim |

Cette page en : English Champ d'oignons au nord de la Côte d’Ivoire - Photo : Raphaela Karlen/Banque mondiale En 2013, une personne sur dix dans le monde — soit environ 766 millions d’…

Maria Laura Sanchez Puerta, Raphaela Karlen, Julia Granata |

‘Our Economic Policy will be predicated on our agriculture which is the mainstay…’ said Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa in his inaugural speech in November 2017, setting a new tone for…

Innocent Kasiyano |

Is the era of industrialization and manufacturing exports growth miracles – a period of rapid economic growth exceeding expectations, last seen in East Asian countries, most notably in China –…

Vinaya Swaroop |

L’ère des modèles de croissance tirés par l’industrialisation et les exportations manufacturières est-elle derrière nous ? Si l’on en croit Dani Rodrik, professeur à Harvard (a), ce serait…

Vinaya Swaroop |

Six years after independence, South Sudan remains one of the world’s most fragile states, unable to emerge from cycles of violence. About half the population—that is, about 6 million of 12 million…

Utz Pape, Nora Dihel |

Working the land in Uganda: women make up more than half of Africa’s farmers but face the biggest barriers to owning land. Photo: Jonathan Torgovnik/Reportage by Getty Images At first glance it…

Yaw Ansu |