In the Africa Chief Economist’s Office, we seek to generate knowledge on key development issues around the continent. We also host the Gender Innovation Lab, which – as the name suggests –…

David Evans |

Patrick Abi Salloum / World Bank In many ways, Beirut is the capital of resilience and generosity. Over the centuries, the city has embraced, and continues to embrace, civilizations and cultures…

Saroj Kumar Jha |

Patrick Abi Salloum / Banque mondiale A maints égards, la ville de Beyrouth est la capitale de la résilience et de la générosité. Au fil des siècles, elle a été le berceau de civilisations et de…

Saroj Kumar Jha |

باتريك أبي سلوم / البنك الدولي إنها بيروت، عاصمة الصمود والنخوة التي احتضنت، ولا تزال تحتضن، الحضارات والثقافات بألوانها المتنوعة. فهي التي صمدت، وما زالت تصمد اليوم، في وجه الأزمات المتواصلة في…

ساروج كومار جيها |

Also available in: Français Entrepreneurs participating in the e-Takara competition to address specific challenges expressed by Nigerien public administrations. Credit: Niger Digital “The training…

Alexandre Laure, Simon Duchatelet |

Every day,  more than 44, 000 people are forced to flee their homes because of conflict and persecution. [[tweetable]]Forced displacement increases the risks of gender-based violence (GBV),…

Diana J. Arango, Elizabeth Dartnall |

Economic inclusion programs provide a “big push” to help the extreme poor and other vulnerable people move into sustainable livelihoods, and can play an important part in poverty reduction. Photo…

Ines Arevalo, Michelle Kaffenberger, Aude de Montesquiou |

Betty teaches mothers with small children about nutrition, Uganda. Photo: © Stephan Gladieu / World Bank In a large, complex, or urgent situation, the command goes out: “All hands on deck!” Sub-…

Emmanuel Skoufias |

This is the eighth in this year's series of posts by PhD students on the job market. High rates of stunting in many developing countries pose important health threats to young children and…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

World Bank Group/SVRI Development Marketplace 2018 winner Equal Playing Field is helping boys and girls in Papua New Guinea build social and soft skills to participate in advocacy campaigns to end…

Diana J. Arango, Elizabeth Dartnall |