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 |

Editor's Note: "Notes From the Field" is an occasional feature where we let World Bank professionals conducting interesting trade-related projects around the globe explain some of…

Miles McKenna |

Editor's Note: This blog draws on the forthcoming article “New Trade Regionalism in Asia: Looking Past the Sino-American Great Game, " written by Swarnim Wagle, to be published in the …

Swarnim Wagle, Miles McKenna |

يوجد في العالم اليوم 842 مليون جائع. ومع اقتراب عدد سكان العالم من 9 مليارات نسمة بحلول عام 2050، سيزداد الطلب على الغذاء باطراد، الأمر الذي يستلزم تحقيق تحسينات مستمرة في الإنتاجية الزراعية. فمن…

José Cuesta |

Participez au tchat sur Twitter pour discuter des prix alimentaires mondiaux,  le 4 décembre à 16h00,  heure de Paris, Tunis et Kinshasa (soit 10h00, heure de Washington). Suivez le compte @…

José Cuesta |

En la actualidad, 842 millones de personas pasan hambre en el planeta. La demanda de alimentos seguirá creciendo a medida que la población mundial se aproxime a 9000 millones de habitantes para…

José Cuesta |

Join me in a Twitter Chat on why global food prices remain high on Dec. 4 at 10 a.m. ET/15:00 GMT. I'll be tweeting from @worldbanklive with hashtag #foodpriceschat. Ask questions beforehand…

José Cuesta |

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 |

  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 |

Dear Africa Can readers, we’ve heard from many of you since our former Africa Chief Economist Shanta Devarajan left the region for a new Bank position that you want Africa Can to continue…

Francisco Ferreira |