How can technology improve existing transport modes and create new ways of moving around? To discuss, we checked in with Mr. Amadou Koné, Côte D’Ivoire’s Minister of Transport.
With public resources strained, governments alone cannot fund large-scale infrastructure development
Clearly, Africa’s strong reform drive is cause for celebration. The sober truth, however, is that the world’s most difficult places for businesses are still largely found in Africa
A vibrant private sector is a powerful driver of jobs and can underpin sustainable economic growth, fueling innovation and poverty reduction.
In countries affected by fragility, conflict, and violence, the private sector plays a critical role in providing jobs and income. Inclusive and sustainable economic growth can also help heal…
Chocolate is becoming more and more of a luxury item for most consumers. However, the situation among producers in Côte d'Ivoire is vastly different.
A class of 4 year olds and their teacher say namaste in rural Nepal.
Photo © Aisha Faquir/World Bank
The world has been transformed into a global village and the “new illiterates” will be those who remain on the sidelines of the technological revolution. Many young Africans risk being included in…
Last October, I participated in End Poverty Day (EPD) from the Zambia Country Office, where I had the opportunity to exchange with a host of young brilliant minds from Zambia and around the…