Also available in: Español  | العربية Starting this month, an estimated 9 million women will be able to get behind the wheel in Saudi Arabia after the historic announcement in September last year...

Katrin Schulz, Nato Kurshitashvili |

We learned that from potatoes and waste recycling in Lebanon to aquaculture and poultry in Zambia, it is possible to have a standardized base guideline; however, the methodology still needs to be...

Alvaro Gonzalez, Joanna Corzo |

Thomas Farole, one of the authors of the report, explains three ways of understanding North Lebanon's jobs challenges and opportunities. (Photo: Sonia Madhvani and Timothy Clay / World Bank)...

Thomas Farole, Joanna Corzo |

Also available in: Español Macro models aim to better track the ripple of jobs generated throughout the economy from private sector investments and interventions. Photo: Yang Aijun / World Bank  ...

Camilo Mondragon-Velez |

Several new tools are helping development finance institutions measure the impact of the private sector investments on jobs. Photo: Salahaldeen Nadir / World Bank Let’s Work, a global partnership...

Maria Laura Sanchez Puerta |

For the poor and vulnerable of the world, jobs are key to ending poverty and driving development. But not all jobs are equally transformational.  Photo: Jonathan Ernst / World Bank Jobs are what...

Alvaro Gonzalez |

Wind turbine farm in Tunisia. Photo: Dana Smillie / World Bank It's been two months now since the historic climate change conference, COP21, wrapped up in Paris, concluding with 195 countries...

Christian Grossmann |

   An IFC investment helps provide clean, affordable water to underserved communities in developing countries. Many of the measures proposed in the World Development Report (WDR) 2010 will require...

Alan Miller |