With public resources strained, governments alone cannot fund large-scale infrastructure development
How can investments in enforcement, facilitation and trust help governments increase tax collection? Here are lessons from a case study from the Kaduna State in Nigeria.
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 month after world leaders met at the UN General Assembly to recommit to financing for universal health coverage, the global health community gathers in Berlin for the World Health Summit.
Informed decision making requires timely and relevant evidence. This holds for national decision makers as well as development practitioners. Here at the World Bank...
As one possible avenue to address jobs challenge, Nigeria can promote new legal labor migration pathways with countries of destination across the globe. The World Bank has started a new task aimed…
Even in the most challenging places, investment and growth are possible. And of all the places most in need of development, the Sahel must sit near the top of the list.
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…
A World Bank project is making a small difference in the lives of thousands of women and girls every day in the seven countries in which it is being implemented, such as Mali.