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 |

As one of the forerunners of the World Bank’s new Human Capital Project, Tunisia was one of the six countries that presented their vision for human capital development at the World Bank Annual…

Antonius Verheijen |

La Tunisie, un des pays précurseurs du nouveau Projet du capital humain de la Banque mondiale, compte parmi les six pays ayant présenté leur vision pour le développement du capital humain lors des…

Antonius Verheijen |

باعتبارها أحد رواد مشروع رأس المال البشري الجديد الذي وضعه البنك الدولي، كانت تونس إحدى الدول الست التي قدمت عرضاً عن رؤيتها لتنمية رأس المال البشري في الاجتماعات السنوية للبنك الدولي التي عقدت في…

توني فيرهيجن |

Blog reader: “Dan! The government is one big system. Why didn’t your blog on the latest research on the quality of governance take this into account?” Dan (Rogger): “Well, typically frontier…

Daniel Rogger |

Editorial credit: alionabirukova / Shutterstock.com Last week, the world came to attention when the famous Hulene dumpsite in Maputo, Mozambique collapsed under heavy rains, killing at least 16…

Silpa Kaza, Lisa Yao |