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 |

A vibrant private sector - with firms investing, creating jobs, and improving productivity - is absolutely essential for promoting growth and expanding opportunities. In order to support the…

Matija Laco |

版本:English | Français 流动性是经济增长的前提,即获得就业岗位、教育、医疗、以及其他服务的流动性。在我们的全球化经济中,货物的流动性对世界市场的供应来说也很重要。我们可以说运输推动发展。 然而,在全球与能源有关的二氧化碳排放中,大约有20%来自运输活动。自2000年以来,这种排放以年均1.7%的速度增长。在这种增长中,有1/…

Marc Juhel |

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 |

In the climate negotiations under the United Nations framework, we are used to seeing geographical blocs and other blocs at loggerheads. The tension draws attention, but it isn’t the only story of…

Rachel Kyte |

This year on World Polio Day, health practitioners, policymakers and supporters of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) are more determined than ever to eliminate a disease that has…

Tim Evans |

Dear Africa Can readers, we’ve heard from many of you since our former Africa Chief Economist Shanta Devarajan left the region for a new Bank position that you want Africa Can to continue…

Francisco Ferreira |

Ожидается, что в 2013 году в развивающиеся страны поступят денежные переводы работников-мигрантов на сумму в 414 млрд долл. США, что на 6, 3 процента больше, чем в прошлом году. Согласно прогнозам…

Dilip Ratha |

有关怎样在保证为所有的人提供良好的医疗服务的同时确保这种服务的可承受性的辩论绝不是什么新鲜事(en)。 然而,在“全民医疗保险覆盖”的指导下,这场辩论获得了新的动能。围绕“全民医疗保险覆盖”的讨论很容易引起争论,正如Tim Evans最近所指出(en)的那样:“许多讨论都在是应该由政府收入、税收、还是保险缴费来资助这种体制的问题上,陷入僵局。»

Jorge Coarasa |