Mettre fin à la pauvreté.   Il n'y a pas si longtemps l'idée semblait encore impossible, voire ridicule : qui aurait pu croire que l'on pourrait se fixer pour objectif de mettre fin…

Korina Lopez |

Les mots les plus tweetés sur @Banquemondiale, nuage généré par TweetRoot. ​Parce que ces outils nous permettent de dialoguer directement avec vous, chaque jour, à travers le monde ; parce qu…

Liviane Urquiza |

В настоящее время в Беларуси идут два переходных процесса.  Первый – переход в категорию стран с высоким уровнем доходов. С 1950-х годов этого удалось добиться буквально паре десятков государств,…

Ivailo Izvorski |

Belarus is undergoing two transitions. The first is the transition to high income. This is a feat that has been accomplished by only about two dozen counties since the 1950s, half of which have…

Ivailo Izvorski |

Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, is home to more than one million people – and like many urban hubs around the developing world, the city is bracing for a population explosion in the coming decades…

François Bergere |

Aerial view of a refugee camp @Vincent Tremeau/World Bank It would be hard to find another place on earth where the improvement of transportation is more impactful on the wellbeing of a population…

Mohammed Dalil Essakali |

There is no sign that the revival of interest in adaptive and entrepreneurial approaches to development work is going tail off soon. That’s why the demand is growing for indications of how the…

David Booth |

Récemment, lors d’une conférence (a) parrainée par la Banque mondiale, j’ai côtoyé plus de 150 femmes qui travaillent dans le secteur minier en République démocratique du Congo (RDC). C’était la …

Rachel Perks |

I recently joined over 150 women who work in the mining sector of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) at a conference sponsored by the World Bank. This was the first national conference ever…

Rachel Perks |

On the northern tip of Lake Kivu, where eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) meets Rwanda, the pedestrian border crossing connecting the lush town of Gisenyi, Rwanda and the frenetic city of…

Cecile Fruman, Carmine Soprano |