In a world increasingly filled with risk, social protection systems help individuals and families cope with civil war, natural disaster, displacement, and other shocks. ©  Farhana Asnap/World Bank…

Michal Rutkowski |

Around 89 million youth, ages 12-24 years, are out of school in Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2013, we went to Liberia to find better answers to this question: who are the vulnerable youth? We wanted to…

Keiko Inoue, Emanuela Di Gropello |

Each month, about one million people enter the labor force in Africa. Another one million start looking for work in India. Add to this millions of others around the globe, and worldwide, some one…

Daphna Berman |

Three African ministers shared their experience with Bank officials on Thursday when they met to discuss ways to develop capacity in post-conflict countries.  “We are here to listen—tell us how we…

Nina Vucenik |