Syndicate content

Bloggers

A
Ali Zafar's picture
Ali Zafar is currently Senior Economist in the Africa Region of the World Bank and has operational experience in several regions of the World Bank. His... Read more »
Anne Dronnier's picture
Anne Dronnier is a Communications Officer in the World Bank's Africa Region dedicated to art and development and where the two intersect. Read more »
Anne Senges's picture
Anne is the online web and social media editor for Francophone Africa. A former journalist, she covered Hollywood, Silicon Valley, America's middle... Read more »
Aparajita Goyal's picture
Aparajita Goyal is an economist at the World Bank. Her research focuses on microeconomic issues of development, with a particular emphasis on... Read more »
Asa Torkelsson's picture
Based in Nairobi, Asa Torkelsson currently leads the integration of gender for the World Bank Kenya program. Throughout her career she has worked on... Read more »
Ayodeji Oluwole Odutolu's picture
Dr. Ayodeji  Oluwole Odutolu is a Senior Health Specialist in the Africa Region at the World Bank. He is a medical graduate of Obafemi Awolowo... Read more »
B
Beldina Auma's picture
Beldina Auma is a Senior Communications Officer in the World Bank’s Africa Region. She works on various aspects of communications: country, sector,... Read more »
C
Caroline Kende-Robb's picture
Caroline Kende-Robb is the Executive Director of the Africa Progress Panel, a foundation Chaired by Kofi Annan. She is currently on External Assignment... Read more »
Chantal Rigaud's picture
Chantal Rigaud is a Communications Associate in the Transitional Demobilization and Reintegration Program (TDRP) managed by the Post Conflict and Social... Read more »
Cristina Santos's picture
Cristina Panasco Santos is a Senior Education Specialist in the Human Development Department of the World Bank's Africa Region. From 2006 until now,... Read more »
D
Daniel Kirkwood is a consultant with the World Bank’s Gender Innovation Lab and Africa Chief Economist’s Office. He helps country teams to better... Read more »
Daniella Van Leggelo-Padilla's picture
Online Communication Officer Read more »
David Evans's picture
David is a Senior Economist in the Chief Economist's Office for the Africa Region of the World Bank. He coordinates impact evaluation work across... Read more »
Delia Banda's picture
Delia Banda is a student of Zambia’s Copperbelt University. She recently won “Best Debater” during a televised debate series on jobs and unemployment... Read more »
Deon Filmer's picture
Deon Filmer is a Lead Economist at the World Bank. He has published research in the areas of education, health, social protection and poverty. Recent... Read more »
E
Eduard Bos's picture
Eduard Bos is Lead Population Specialist in the Health, Nutrition, and Population unit of the World Bank’s Africa Region Human Development Department.... Read more »
Enrique Blanco Armas's picture
Espen Beer Prydz's picture
Espen Beer Prydz is an Economist working on issues of poverty, inequality and survey methods in the World Bank’s Development Research Group. He has... Read more »
Eustache Ouayoro's picture
A native of Cote d’Ivoire, Mr. Ouayoro has extensive operational experience and a firm grasp of the challenges related to working in fragile... Read more »
F
Francisco Ferreira's picture
Francisco H. G. Ferreira is the Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief Economist for the Africa Region at the World Bank and a Research Fellow at the Institute... Read more »
Fred Owegi's picture
Frederick Owegi works as an Economist in the World Bank's Nairobi office. Read more »
G
Gaurav Relhan, an ICT specialist at the World Bank, is helping the institution implement technology solutions to promote sustainable urban development... Read more »
Greg Toulmin's picture
Greg Toulmin, a UK national, has been working in development since 1978. His early experience, gained with DFID and its predecessors, included working... Read more »
Gustavo Saltiel's picture
Program Manager Read more »
I
Ian Bannon's picture

Ian Bannon is currently the Acting Country Director for Sudan at the World Bank. Prior to this, Bannon was Sector Manager of the ... Read more »

Idah Z. Pswarayi-Riddihough's picture
Ismail Radwan's picture
Ismail Radwan works for the World Bank's Africa Region Private Sector Development unit. He has worked in the Middle East, South Asia, Europe, and Africa... Read more »
J
Jacques Morisset's picture
Jacques Morisset is the World Bank Lead Economist in Madagascar. After getting his PhD in Economics from the University of Geneva, he has hold various... Read more »
Jamal Saghir's picture
Jeanette Mallet's picture
Jeanette is a communications and social media consultant for the World Bank's African Diaspora Program. She studied development economics at the... Read more »
Johannes Zutt's picture
Johannes Zutt, a Dutch national, has been active in development since 1990. His early experience involved program planning, and monitoring and... Read more »
Jonathan Kamkwalala's picture
Jonathan Kamkwalala is Sector Manager in the World Bank Africa Region’s Sustainable Development department. He is in charge of Water Resources and... Read more »
Joseph Oryokot's picture
I am an agriculturalist by training with graduate degrees in Crop Science. I work in the Uganda Country Office of the World Bank as a Senior Agriculture... Read more »
Juliet Pumpuni's picture
Juliet Pumpuni is a Senior Energy Specialist in the World Bank’s Africa Energy Group. She is also the task team leader for the Biomass Energy Initiative... Read more »
Jumana Qamruddin's picture
Jumana Qamruddin is a Health, Nutrition and Population Operational Officer at the Africa Region. She is involved in disease control and health system... Read more »
K
Kabine Komara's picture
Kabine Komara is the High Commissioner of the Senegal River Basin Development Organization (OMVS).  Read more »
Kathleen Beegle's picture

Kathleen Beegle is a Lead Economist in the World Bank Africa Chief Economist office. Her research interest includes the measurement of poverty dyna... Read more »

Kavita Watsa's picture

As a Communications Officer in the World Bank’s Africa Human Development department, Kavita works on health, education, and social protection. Prio... Read more »

Kirsten Hund, Senior Mining Specialist at the World Bank (Oil, gas and mining policy division) and formerly Regional Extractive Industries Coordinator... Read more »
Kristina Nwazota's picture
Since 2007, Kristina Nwazota has worked for the World Bank Africa Region as the regional Online Communications Officer in charge of social and... Read more »
L
Louise Croneborg's picture
Louise Croneborg works in southern Africa as a Water Resources Management Specialist for the World Bank. She believes that leaving the office, talking... Read more »
Lucio Monari's picture

Lucio Monari has been Sector Manager for Africa Energy group since September 2011. Before joining the Africa Region, Mr. Monari was Sector Manager of... Read more »

M
Mahjabeen Haji's picture
Mahjabeen Haji is an Economist with the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management (PREM) team in Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania). Prior to joining the World... Read more »
Makhtar Diop's picture

Makhtar Diop, a former Senegalese Economy and Finance Minister, is the World Bank’s Vice President for its Africa region. From 2009-2012, Makhtar w... Read more »

Maleele Choongo's picture
Maleele Choongo is a junior at Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas. Originally from Zambia, she is studying Political Science and African... Read more »
Maniza Naqvi's picture
Maniza Naqvi is a Senior Social Protection Specialist working on Safety Nets  in Malawi and Ethiopia.  She has task managed programs and AAA... Read more »
Marie Francoise Marie-Nelly's picture

Marie Francoise Marie-Nelly is the World Bank Country Director for Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation. Prior to assuming this position, she... Read more »

Marjo Koivisto's picture
Marjo Koivisto works as private sector development specialist in Africa Finance and Private Sector Development, Washington DC. She is a co-author of the... Read more »
Mark Roland Thomas's picture
Mark Thomas is Sector Manager for Poverty Reduction and Economic Management in the Africa Region of the World Bank.
... Read more »
Mauro Azeredo's picture

Mauro Azeredo is the World Bank's communications officer for Brazil and responsible for developing and managing the Bank’s communications strategy ... Read more »

Menberu Allebachew's picture
Menberu Allebachew is a senior land administration specialist for the World Bank in Ethiopia. Read more »
Michael Ehst's picture
Mike is a Business Incubation Specialist with infoDev and joined the team after working with infoDev's Climate Technology Program, focusing on launching... Read more »
Miriam Schneidman's picture
Miriam Schneidman is a Lead Health Specialist in the Africa Region of the World Bank.  She has more than 30 years of experience working on health... Read more »
Mohamed Keita's picture
Coordinates CPJ's campaigning efforts in 43 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Since joining CPJ in 2006, Keita has reported on and advocated for scores... Read more »
N
Natasha Sharma's picture
Nicole Amarteifio's picture
Originally from Ghana, Nicole Amarteifio has developed communication strategies for the Government of Ghana as well as for the United States African... Read more »
O
Obiageli Ezekwesili's picture
Obiageli "Oby" Ezekwesili, a Nigerian national, was appointed Vice President for the World Bank's Africa Region in 2007. She oversees more than 1600... Read more »
Olatunbosun Obayomi's picture
Olatunbosun Obayomi is a microbiologist and inventor from Lagos, Nigeria. Obayomi's research spans hydrogen biogas reactors, ecological engines, and... Read more »
P
Paul Brenton's picture
Paul Brenton is the Trade Practice Leader in the Africa Region of the World Bank and is co-editor of the recently released book De-Fragmenting Africa:... Read more »
Peter Materu's picture
Prior to his appointment as Sector Manager Mr. Materu was Program Leader for higher education in the Africa Region, Cluster Leader for 16 countries in... Read more »
Peter Warutere is a communications officer for the World Bank based in Nairobi, working on Kenya, Eritrea and Somalia. He also works on governance... Read more »
Phil Hay's picture
Phillip Jeremy Hay is the Manager of Communications in The World Bank's Africa Region. Read more »
Pierre Strauss's picture
Pierre Strauss has worked as an economist with the World Bank Africa Region's Poverty Reduction and Economic Management team since 2009. Before joining... Read more »
R
Rachel K. Sebudde's picture
Rachel K. Sebudde is a Senior Economist in the World Bank's Africa, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit. She has over 15 years of policy... Read more »
Rakhi Bhavnani's picture
Rakhi Bhavnani is a Disaster Risk Management Specialist working in the area of disaster reconstruction, risk reduction, and rapid response. She recently... Read more »
Richard Cambridge's picture
Richard Cambridge joined the World Bank as a Young Professional and has undertaken a variety of assignments. He has served as the Personal Assistant to... Read more »
Richard Scobey's picture

Richard Scobey is a Senior Advisor and Deputy to the Director General, IEG.

Read more »
Ritva Reinikka's picture
Ritva Reinikka is director of the Human Development Group in the Africa Region of the World Bank. Since she joined the Bank in 1993 as a country... Read more »
Rose Mungai's picture
Rose Mungai is a World Bank's Senior Economist/Statistician working in the Africa region Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network front office.... Read more »
S
Sajitha Bashir's picture
Dr. Sajitha Bashir is Education Sector Manager for Eastern and Southern Africa region of the World Bank. She has over 15 years of operational and... Read more »
Sarah Clavel's picture
A social media intern for the Africa region of the World Bank, Sarah Clavel, who was raised in Côte d'Ivoire, graduated from the University of Sussex... Read more »
Senior Communications Officer Read more »
Soheyla Mahmoudi's picture
Prior joining to Africa Region Finance and Private Sector Development Department, Ms. Soheyla Mahmoudi was working as Senior Operations Officer for... Read more »
Srilata Kammila's picture
Srilata Kammila is a Senior Consultant with the Africa Energy Group at the World Bank. She is the focal point for World Bank’s ‘Africa Clean Cooking... Read more »
Stephan Klasen's picture
Stephan Klasen is a professor of development economics at the University of Göttingen in Germany.  He holds a Ph.D. from Harvard... Read more »
Steven Kapoloma's picture
Steven Kapoloma is a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow. He is a corporate communication expert with over 12 years of professional experience in governmental and... Read more »
Stuart Solomon's picture
Stuart Solomon joined the World Bank Africa Environment and Natural Resource Management unit (AFTEN) as a consultant in early 2012. His focus is on... Read more »
Susana Carrillo's picture
Susana Carrillo is a Senior Specialist at the Capacity Development and Partnerships Unit in the Africa Region. She worked in Africa, Central and South... Read more »
T
Tazeen Fasih's picture
Tazeen Fasih is a Senior Human Development Economist in the Africa Region of the World Bank. She works on various aspects of economics of education with... Read more »
Thomas Dickinson's picture
Tom Dickinson, a social protection specialist at the World Bank, is implementing cash transfer programs in low-income countries, with a particular focus... Read more »
V
Valerie Nussenblatt's picture
Valerie Nussenblatt is a consultant in the World Bank's Africa Region specializing in justice sector issues and competitiveness. She has also worked in... Read more »
Victoire Ngounoue's picture
Victoire Ngounoue, a Cameroonian national, is currently Short-Term Consultant for the World Bank Cameroon Country office Governance Program. Her main... Read more »