Taji, a young boy in Nairobi, Kenya, sits outside his flooded classroom. School’s out, but not by choice. Cycles of floods and droughts have hit major African cities like Nairobi.
A new study in Kenya shows not only increased labor market participation, but higher earnings and shifts in employment when mothers are offered subsidized daycare.
Central Asia’s future as a supplier of agri-products and livestock will depend on how food producers and processors in the region respond to the increased quality and safety demands of consumers,…
Even in the most challenging places, investment and growth are possible. And of all the places most in need of development, the Sahel must sit near the top of the list.
He gives away 80% of his income to help the poor.
A World Bank project is making a small difference in the lives of thousands of women and girls every day in the seven countries in which it is being implemented, such as Mali.
The Government of Kenya, with the help from the World Bank, is providing Kenyan youth with more agency and a platform to voice their thoughts and concerns about how budget is spent.
The Human Capital Project (HCP) is predicated on the conviction that cognitive capital is critical in a world where entrepreneurial and socioemotional skills are required for productive employment…