How data and digitalization are key to effective water sector performance and World Bank collaboration in the Danube Region

Raimund Mair, Kathia Havens, Alex Lazar |

Sustained investment in digital services can be crucial for preparedness and resilience to shocks like a pandemic.

Silvana Kostenbaum, Cem Dener |

Conventional wisdom tells us that young people are fleeing agriculture to seek opportunities in urban centers.

Aparna Krishnamurthy, Niraj H. Shah, Hans Joehr |

World Bank president argues that new leadership must revamp agriculture and finance.

David Malpass |

The West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program is building a sustainable and nutritious food system in Nigeria that creates jobs for youth. Photo: Dasan Bobo/World Bank For too long the…

Simeon Ehui |

Editorial credit: alionabirukova / Shutterstock.com Last week, the world came to attention when the famous Hulene dumpsite in Maputo, Mozambique collapsed under heavy rains, killing at least 16…

Silpa Kaza, Lisa Yao |

Allô École! training for parents, primary school, Tshikapa, DRC. (Photo: Ornella Nsoki / Moonshot Global,  Sandra Gubler / Voto Mobile Inc.,  Samy Ntumba / La Couronne) Mobile solutions for better…

Maria Amelina |

Also available in: Español | Français Kiev, Ukraine. Creative commons copyright: Mariusz Kluzniak As the world is increasingly interconnected, international taxation – traditionally more of a…

Oleksii Balabushko, Jan Loeprick, Sebastian Beer, Felipe Pinto Vallada |

Photo: SkyPics Studio/Shutterstock Data on the sharing economy (Uber, Airbnb and so on) are scarce, but a recent study estimates that the revenue growth of these platforms has been dramatic. In…

Hernan Winkler |