The King Baudouin Foundation has just announced that it is accepting nominations for its 2014-2015 African Development Prize. The Prize awards innovative initiatives that help local communities…

Kristina Nwazota |

As we reflect on the promise of the New Year in Africa, the irrefutable link between peace and development has never been clearer after my recent travels. Earlier this month, I joined leaders from…

Makhtar Diop |

World Bank Africa VP at the Bujagali hydropower plant in Uganda KAMPALA, Uganda--World Bank Africa Region Vice President Makhtar Diop, in Uganda for development talks with President Museveni, his…

Makhtar Diop |

This is the first in our series of posts from graduates on the job market this year. We are still taking submissions, see the guidelines for details.

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

The countries of the Western Balkans – which include the states of the former Yugoslavia, along with Albania – are not exactly world-famous for their entrepreneurial spirit. Yet if you look at…

Jeanette Thomas |

En mai dernier, je me suis rendue au  Kenya, en Ouganda et en Tanzanie pour produire, aux côtés d’une équipe basée à Nairobi, un documentaire consacré à la question de la relation entre commerce…

Maura K. Leary |

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Maura K. Leary |

  You’d probably be skeptical if I told you that the Western Balkans – a region that has long suffered from social and ethnic fragmentation – now has a strong opportunity to boost shared…

Paulo Correa |

Travelling across Africa these days you are likely to run into increasing numbers of mining, oil, and gas industry personnel engaged in exploration, drilling, and extraction across the continent. …

Anand Rajaram |

This blog on a new user case of U-Report for targeted beneficiery feedback in Uganda was authored by Kidus Fisaha Asfaw with contributions from Merrick Schaeffer and Lyudmila Bujoreanu Inspired by…

Kidus Asfaw, Luda Bujoreanu |