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 |

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 |

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 |

“African participants visit modern container port in Ningbo, China. Photo credit World Bank” This September I traveled to Beijing and Ningbo, China, to participate in the second Africa China World…

Girma Woldetsadik |

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 |

© World Bank Group [[tweetable]]There are about 68.5 million forcibly displaced people in the world today, of which more than 25 million are considered refugees.[[/tweetable]] Almost 85 percent of…

Jim Yong Kim |

Cet automne, le Groupe d’experts intergouvernemental sur l’évolution du climat (GIEC) publiera son rapport spécial sur les enjeux d’un réchauffement planétaire de 1,5 °C. Cette publication tant…

Global Environment Facility GEF |