Even in the most challenging places, investment and growth are possible. And of all the places most in need of development, the Sahel must sit near the top of the list.
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…
A World Bank project is making a small difference in the lives of thousands of women and girls every day in the seven countries in which it is being implemented, such as Mali.
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.
Hundreds of thousands of tons of plastic remain uncollected on Caribbean islands each year and voluminous waves of plastic waste wash up on the shores, especially after severe storms.
A class of 4 year olds and their teacher say namaste in rural Nepal.
Photo © Aisha Faquir/World Bank
Letter to the President of the Republic of Mali Mr. President, My name is Alima. I am 15 years old and I am from the Sikasso region. On this beautiful afternoon in November 2018, we are…
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…