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 |

As we reflect on the promise of the New Year in Africa, the irrefutable link between peace and development has never been clearer after my recent travels. Earlier this month, I joined leaders from…

Makhtar Diop |

Mobility is a precondition for economic growth: mobility for access to jobs, education, health, and other services. Mobility of goods is also critical to supply world markets in our globalized…

Marc Juhel |

La mobilité est un prérequis essentiel à la croissance économique : elle garantit l’accès à l’emploi, à l’éducation, à la santé et à bien d’autres services. Dans notre économie mondialisée, la…

Marc Juhel |

Je rentre de la conférence des Nations Unies sur le climat, à Varsovie (Pologne), avec une bonne et une mauvaise nouvelle. Commençons par la mauvaise : les délégués ont, une fois de plus, préféré…

Rachel Kyte |

Regresé hace poco de las negociaciones de las Naciones Unidas sobre el clima que se realizaron en Varsovia, Polonia, y tengo una buena y una mala noticia.   La mala noticia es que los delegados…

Rachel Kyte |

  الزراعة الواعية بتغير المناخ في كينيا الصورة من: المجموعة الاستشارية للبحوث الزراعية الدولية والمناخ عدت مؤخرا من محادثات الأمم المتحدة عن المناخ التي عقدت في وارسو ببولندا وأنا أحمل أنباء سارة…

راشيل كايت |

I have recently returned from the United Nations climate talks that were held in Warsaw, Poland, and I have both good and bad news.   The bad news is that delegates opted to delay again…

Rachel Kyte |

In previous articles we discussed why inclusion of sexual minorities is instrumental to the World Bank’s goal of shared prosperity and constitutes smart economics. This piece focuses on how sexual…

Fabrice Houdart, Phil Crehan |

Sitting in a safe house, an ocean away, three former pirates reflect on their past lives as ”footsoldiers” aboard  skiffs preparing to attack unsuspecting cargo vessels off the Horn of Africa. Our…

Stuart Yikona |