This week in Doha, the marble corridors of the Qatar National Convention Center resonate with voices from around the world. Over half way through the UN Climate Change Conference, as ministers…

Rachel Kyte |

Governments worldwide are increasingly exploring policies that will remove the constraints or disincentives for individuals to have access to jobs. One set of interventions are active labor market…

Ulrich Hörning, Huseyn ov |

Ten years ago, the World Bank and the government of Norway launched an ambitious project to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions from a source few people thought much about. If you’ve…

Rachel Kyte |

Quelles solutions... pour améliorer votre vie ? ... pour que vos enfants soient mieux lotis ? ... pour que les mères soient en bonne santé ? ... pour que tout le monde puisse accéder à un…

Jim Rosenberg |

Disponible en : English Photo : © Michael Morris / Banque mondiale   Lorsque la Banque mondiale a publié, la semaine dernière, son rapport Food Price Watch montrant que de graves sécheresses…

Karin Rives |

Imagine you need a car to commute long distances to your workplace or the closest supermarket, to visit your parents and to bring your child to school. Therefore, you want to spend the money you…

Siegfried Zottel |

In the late 1990s, an international consultant told me that a proposed electronic health information system in the Dominican Republic was “like Star Wars and will not work in this country.”   Our…

Patricio V. Marquez |

This year, on World Malaria Day, April 25, the global health community has reason to celebrate. Indeed, thanks to substantial investments from partners and countries over the last decade, the…

Maryse Pierre-Louis |