“I feel proud of myself, very proud, ” said Rokhaya Niang as she worked. She and her team had had only 100 days to streamline and accelerate the administrative processing of land subdivision…

Thomas Dickinson, Bronwyn Grieve |

« Je suis fière de moi, vraiment », confie Rokhaya Niang tout en travaillant. Elle et son équipe n’ont eu que 100 jours pour rationaliser et accélérer le traitement des demandes de lotissement de…

Tom Dickinson |

Since the presentation of the World Bank’s first Africa Climate Business Plan at the COP 21 in Paris in 2015 and the Transport Chapter in Marrakech in 2016, a lot of progress has been made on…

Tara Shirvani, Andrew Losos, Shomik Mehndiratta |

One of the great frustrations of top-down reform is that it rarely works out as planned.In the 58 years since independence, Senegal has undertaken public administration reform 68 times—and on 14…

Thomas Dickinson, Bronwyn Grieve |

Ce qu’il y a de frustrant avec les réformes « descendantes », c’est qu’elles donnent rarement les résultats escomptés.Prenez le Sénégal : selon une nouvelle étude, ce pays a réformé 68 fois son…

Tom Dickinson, Bronwyn Grieve |

1755 tarihli Lizbon depreminin ardından Saint Paul Kilisesi’nin kalıntıları. (Fotoğraf: Wikimedia Commons)

David Sislen, Alanna Simpson, Yann Kerblat |

Ruinele Bisericii Sfântul Paul după cutremurul din 1755 din Lisabona. (Fotografie via Wikimedia Commons)

David Sislen, Alanna Simpson, Yann Kerblat |

Развалины базилики Сан-Паулу после Лиссабонского землетрясения 1755 года. (Источник: Викисклад

David Sislen, Alanna Simpson, Yann Kerblat |

Also available in: Русский | Română | Türkçe Ruins of the Church of Saint Paul, following the 1755 Lisbon earthquake. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons) [[tweetable]]Did you know that, in 1755,…

David Sislen, Alanna Simpson, Yann Kerblat |

The impact of climate change on hydrology and other natural resources, and on many sectors of African economies—from agriculture to transport, to energy—has been widely researched and discussed.…

Magda Lovei |