$18 billion, $390 billion and $4.2 trillion: these are three of the numbers at the heart of how we at the World Bank, can help countries build resilience to secure growth, development and poverty…

Juergen Voegele |

Thanks to the Niger Irrigation Program (NIP) farmers in Niger now have access to solar-powered drip irrigation technology, enabling them to produce more with less water and energy, improving their…

Caitriona Palmer |

Governments in the Sahel must strengthen their education systems and ensure access to quality health care and nutrition services.

Annette Dixon, Hafez Ghanem |

A vibrant private sector is a powerful driver of jobs and can underpin sustainable economic growth, fueling innovation and poverty reduction.

Akihiko Nishio |

To prepare workers for the future of work, governments should protect workers for change, not from change.

Truman Packard |

Growing concern over climate change and social issues are driving an unprecedented change in the way that money is invested today.

Farah Imrana Hussain, Rodrigo Cabral |

Infrastructure is not gender-neutral. Gaps in access to good infrastructure affect women disproportionately.

Anna Wellenstein, Maninder Gill |

Demand for climate action is rising and countries are asking for support to design and implement long term decarbonization strategies. What policies should they use to shift towards low carbon…

Stéphane Hallegatte, Julie Rozenberg |

Less than half of 3- to 5-year-old children in developing countries participate in some form of early childhood care and education.

Rudaba Zehra Nasir |