With public resources strained, governments alone cannot fund large-scale infrastructure development
In the past decade, the GCC countries have made a number of steps towards improving women’s access to education, health care, and employment, as well as encouraging women to participate in…
Clearly, Africa’s strong reform drive is cause for celebration. The sober truth, however, is that the world’s most difficult places for businesses are still largely found in Africa
A vibrant private sector is a powerful driver of jobs and can underpin sustainable economic growth, fueling innovation and poverty reduction.
In countries affected by fragility, conflict, and violence, the private sector plays a critical role in providing jobs and income. Inclusive and sustainable economic growth can also help heal…
Protecting ASEAN’s impressive gains over the past two decades will require prioritizing investments in people – that is, human capital.
As we look back at the four years spent in the Maghreb and Malta, as Country Director Marie Francoise-Nelly would like to share some reflections on her work there with the World Bank.
Algeria’s consecration at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations comes amid sweeping political transformation triggered by massive demonstrations in the past few months driven by the youth asking for…
Chocolate is becoming more and more of a luxury item for most consumers. However, the situation among producers in Côte d'Ivoire is vastly different.
Among the countries with the highest number of mini grids, the top 4 are in South Asia.