The cargo bicycle, also known as the freight or utility bike, is enjoying a renaissance and recognition as a cleaner, safer, and more efficient mode of urban freight delivery and passenger…

Leszek J. Sibilski, Felipe Targa |

What is the impact of transport projects on income, jobs, economic growth, and other key development outcomes? An ongoing World Bank program seeks to answer this question as thoroughly as possible…

Nancy Vandycke, Javier Morales Sarriera |

The transport sector contributes between 5 and 10% of gross domestic product in most countries, so the question of how to integrate transport networks for sustainable and inclusive growth is a…

Marc Juhel |

الأرقام مذهلة: فقرابة ثلث سكان الجزائر والمغرب تقل أعمارهم عن 15 عاما، وتليهما مباشرة تونس. وهذه الطفرة الكبيرة في أعداد الشباب تضع ضغوطا هائلة على النُظُم التعليمية في بلدان المغرب العربي.

أدريانا جاراميلو |

The numbers are staggering. Almost one third of the populations of Algeria and Morocco are under the age of 15, with Tunisia following close behind. This ‘youth bulge’ is placing immense pressure…

Adriana Jaramillo |

Les chiffres sont stupéfiants. En Algérie et au Maroc, près d’un tiers de la population a moins de 15 ans, et la Tunisie n’est pas loin derrière. Cette croissance exponentielle de la population…

Adriana Jaramillo |

A few years ago I proudly put a sticker on my bicycle that claimed one should ‘bike local’ in order to ‘think global.’  These days, it seems that the car is unavoidable in the majority of growing…

Julie Babinard |

The SMS message was “Drainage is not being done properly in the village Achajur. Please fix.” While it was disturbing to hear that there were problems in one of the projects I was responsible for…

Chris Bennett |

The book ‘Stories I Stole’ was written by the English author Wendell Steavenson, who lived in the South Caucasus’ – mainly Georgia – from 1998 to 2001. This was a turbulent time, with great…

Chris Bennett |