The experience of Bangladesh is a microcosm of the larger trend in global extreme poverty. Several countries at various levels of development have shown in the last few decades that it is possible…

Carolina Sánchez-Páramo |

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

Hafez Ghanem, Sérgio Pimenta |

Plusieurs pays du continent ont amélioré le climat de l’investissement sur leur territoire pour aider les entreprises à investir, à se développer et à créer des emplois.

Hafez Ghanem, Sérgio Pimenta |

Taji, a young boy in Nairobi, Kenya, sits outside his flooded classroom. School’s out, but not by choice. Cycles of floods and droughts have hit major African cities like Nairobi.

Zirra Banu |

A new study in Kenya shows not only increased labor market participation, but higher earnings and shifts in employment when mothers are offered subsidized daycare.

Markus Goldstein |

ها هو موسم " العودة للمدرسة" يهل ثانية على 22 مليون طالب في مصر. تولي مصر أهمية كبيرة لتطوير قطاع التعليم، حيث شرعت في سبتمبر/أيلول 2018 في تنفيذ إصلاحات تستهدف تحديث العملية التعليمية،…

أميرة كاظم |

As promising and beneficial as education reforms in Egypt have been, the shift to learning as opposed to “schooling” comes with growing pains and much-needed adjustments for the students, teachers…

Amira Kazem |

Pour les 22 millions d’élèves égyptiens, l’heure d’une nouvelle rentrée a sonné. En septembre 2018, le gouvernement a engagé des réformes afin de moderniser les apprentissages, améliorer la…

Amira Kazem |

The Government of Kenya, with the help from the World Bank, is providing Kenyan youth with more agency and a platform to voice their thoughts and concerns about how budget is spent.

Claire Davanne |