It’s often said that you cannot be what you cannot see. The truth of this adage is becoming clear especially in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) careers, where a lack of female…

Alicia Hammond |

Comment se projeter dans un métier sans modèle à suivre ? C’est tout l’enjeu de la sous-représentation des femmes dans les filières STIM (science, technologie, ingénierie et mathématiques), que l’…

Alicia Hammond |

Photo: Rogers Kayihura/World Bank At a press conference in Kigali, I took a question: is the country’s Vision 2050 is achievable?   We had just launched a new study, The Future Drivers of Growth…

Kristalina Georgieva |

Photo: Rogers Kayihura/Banque mondiale Lors d’une conférence de presse à Kigali, j’ai répondu à la question suivante : la « Vision 2050 » du Rwanda est-elle réalisable ?   Nous venions de…

Kristalina Georgieva |

Dar es Salaam’s growing population is increasingly at risk of flooding. Photo: Chris Morgan/World Bank The Msimbazi River makes a volatile neighbor. With depressing regularity, the river breaks…

Alexandra Panman, Ian Madison, Jean-Benoît Falisse |

During a recent “Dinner in the Dark” social experiment, Kenya’s governors, policy makers and legislators experienced first-hand some of the same challenges as people living with disabilities.…

Annette Akinyi Omolo |

I had already spent a few days with Niassa National Reserve rangers in Mozambique, patrolling the area by 4x4 on dirt roads, and taking long walks in the middle of the bush on an almost silent…

Raul Gallego Abellan |

Já tínhamos passado alguns dias com os guardas florestais da Reserva Nacional do Niassa em Moçambique, patrulhando a área com viaturas 4x4, em estradas de terra e fazendo longas caminhadas no meio…

Raul Gallego Abellan |

Newly assigned to Dakar, Senegal, I must, of course, take steps to have water, electricity, internet and a bank account.  For the latter, I chose a large bank for its reputation and its wide…

Laurent Gonnet |

Nouvellement affecté à Dakar, c’est tout naturellement que je décide d’entreprendre des démarches pour disposer de l’eau, de l’électricité, de l’internet et d’un compte en banque. Pour ce dernier…

Laurent Gonnet |