Also available in: Français | العربية   A boat trip from Port Elizabeth to Kingstown, in the Caribbean country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, is a one-hour trip that locals take several…

Valerie Lorena |

El viaje en barco desde Port Elizabeth a Kingstown, en el país caribeño de San Vicente y las Granadinas, es un trayecto de una hora que los lugareños hacen varias veces al día. Durante uno de…

Valerie Lorena |

Les femmes deviennent une grande force de changement (a). Les pays qui ont investi dans l’instruction des filles et levé les obstacles juridiques qui empêchent les femmes de réaliser leur…

Sri Mulyani Indrawati |

At the Ninth WTO Ministerial Conference held in Bali on December 2013, all WTO members reached an agreement on trade facilitation and a compromise on food security issues, a contentious topic…

Bill Gain, Ankur Huria, Kaori Niina |

Unemployment rates in Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Tunisia and Yemen (the MENA 7) have remained stubbornly high, particularly among youth (15–24 years) with an average rate of 22 percent…

Lili Mottaghi |

En Égypte, en Iran, en Jordanie, au Liban, en Libye, en Tunisie et au Yémen (sept pays de la région Moyen-Orient et Afrique du Nord), le chômage reste obstinément élevé chez les jeunes (15-24 ans…

Lili Mottaghi |

 ظلت معدلات البطالة في مصر وإيران والأردن ولبنان وليبيا وتونس واليمن (بلدان المنطقة السبعة) عالية وخاصة بين الشباب (15-24 عاما) حيث تسجل 22 في المائة بين الشبان و39 في المائة بين الشابات. وتظهر…

ليلي متقي |

Part of the World Bank’s new vision is to step up its efforts to help fragile and conflict-afflicted states break the vicious cycle of poverty. But this is no easy task.   The destruction of…

Massimiliano Calì |

Editor's Note: "Notes From the Field" is an occasional feature where we let World Bank professionals conducting interesting trade-related projects around the globe explain some of…

Miles McKenna |