Also available in: Français Entrepreneurs participating in the e-Takara competition to address specific challenges expressed by Nigerien public administrations. Credit: Niger Digital “The training…

Alexandre Laure, Simon Duchatelet |

When our team started working in Freetown one year ago, we found very limited data on how people move or what are the public transport options to access jobs and services from different…

Fatima Arroyo Arroyo, Xavier Espinet |

   إن موارد المياه الجوفية تنضب بوتيرة سريعة في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا، وإذا استمر نهج بقاء الأمور على حالها في استغلال هذه الموارد الشحيحة، فمن المتوقع أن تتلاشى خلال ما يقرب من 30 عاما…

أندرس جاجيرسكوج |

  Groundwater is fast disappearing in the Middle East and North Africa region. Under a business-as-usual approach to the use of these scarce resources, it is estimated that they will be gone in…

Anders Jagerskog |

  Au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord, l’épuisement des nappes phréatiques est rapide. Si les modes d’exploitation de ces ressources toujours plus rares demeurent inchangés, elles pourraient…

Anders Jagerskog |

Areas affected by the August 2017 mudslide in Freetown, Sierra Leone. (Photos: Robert Reid and Ivan Bruce / World Bank) On August 14, 2017, after three days of intense rain, a massive side slope…

Alvaro Federico Barra, Ivelisse Justiniano |

Community of Mapaki's Community Monitoring Group Members, Ward 112, Bombali District. Photo: World Bank
When was the last time you participated in a community and worked together to…

Kimie Velhagen |

When I was based in the field, I often noticed that many of the journalists working in Africa had not been specifically trained to report on development-related matters, which at times hobbled…

Haleh Bridi |

طعم مياه الشرب في قطاع غزة كطعم مياه البحر. فقد أدت سنوات من الإهمال وسوء الإدارة، وذلك بسبب النزاعات المتكررة إلى حد كبير، إلى استنفاد طبقة المياه الجوفية الطبيعية في القطاع بشكل مطرد لتحل محلها…

أندرس جاجيرسكوج |

In Gaza, the drinking water tastes like seawater. Years of neglect and poor management, due in large part to recurring conflicts, has led to the steady depletion of Gaza’s natural aquifer. The…

Anders Jagerskog, Pasquale Steduto |