The King Baudouin Foundation has just announced that it is accepting nominations for its 2014-2015 African Development Prize. The Prize awards innovative initiatives that help local communities…

Kristina Nwazota |

 À l’heure où nous songeons à ce que l’année nouvelle réserve à l’Afrique, le lien indissociable entre paix et développement me semble plus que jamais évident.   Début décembre, j’ai assisté au…

Makhtar Diop |

Editor's Note: "Notes From the Field" is an occasional feature where we let World Bank professionals conducting interesting trade-related projects around the globe explain some of…

Miles McKenna |

Editor's Note: This blog draws on the forthcoming article “New Trade Regionalism in Asia: Looking Past the Sino-American Great Game, " written by Swarnim Wagle, to be published in the …

Swarnim Wagle, Miles McKenna |

Dear Africa Can readers, we’ve heard from many of you since our former Africa Chief Economist Shanta Devarajan left the region for a new Bank position that you want Africa Can to continue…

Francisco Ferreira |

Disponible en English, Español, عربي D’un point de vue économique, l’égalité hommes-femmes se justifie pleinement : ce constat fait désormais largement consensus même s’il n’est pas encore suivi d…

Donna Barne |

Available in Français, 中文 Gender equality is smart economics. That’s an observation that has gained wide acceptance, if not equally wide application. But for 23 countries in the Equal Futures…

Donna Barne |

Disponible en: English | Français |  عربي La igualdad de género es una estrategia económica acertada. Este es un punto de vista que si bien ha ganado una amplia aceptación no ha sido de la misma…

Donna Barne |

其他文种: English, Français 性别平等是聪明的经济学,这是一个得到广泛接受的看法,即便还没有得到广泛应用。但是,对于“平等未来伙伴”的23个成员国家而言,破除阻碍妇女经济与政治赋权的障碍已成为一项承诺。

多纳•巴恩 |

In a new study on gender equality, researchers asked 4, 000 people in 20 countries to describe the gender norms in their communities and the influence those norms have on their lives and their…

Stacy Morford |