Wenceslaus Mushi (center) during a television program. When Wenceslaus Mushi watches the evening news on the television at his home in Dar es Salaam, he often finds himself shouting out tips to...

Daphna Berman |

Photo Credit: DEMOSH via Flickr Creative Commons It turns out that airplane pilots and PPP practitioners now share a common training practice to sharpen their skills: simulation exercises. Kenya...

Samuel Baiya, Serah Njoroge |

Elisha Thomas Laizer owns a small stationery store that provides photocopying and printing services in Kitumbeine, a Maasai village 150 km (93http://www.esmap.org...

Sunita Dubey |

This is the ninth in our series of job market posts this year. Teachers’ attendance can be improved if they are monitored by head-teachers using mobile technology, but only if the associated...

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

Slideshow: Reimagining a park, a river, and other public spaces in Seoul (Photos by Judy Zheng Jia / World Bank) [[tweetable]]"If you lose the human scale, the city becomes an ugly place,...

Judy Zheng Jia, Jon Kher Kaw, Annie Gapihan, Sangmoo Kim, Marisa Garcia Lozano, Rosanna Nitti |

Photo Credit: World Vision Kenya Mental health has a crucial role in the prevention of sexual and gender-based violence. However, to date most research and practice has focused on the role of...

Phiona Naserian Koyiet |

  Improved water supply in Kipanduka village,  Tanzania Photo: Alessandra Argenti/ World Bank Can the ability to sustain rural water systems be captured by a simple score? A new multipurpose four-...

Kristoffer Welsien, Deviariandy Setiawan, Lilian Pena Pereira Weiss, Antonio Rodríguez Serrano |

Credit: Arne Hoel A good number of African governments have shown how technologically-forward thinking they are by announcing one-tablet-per-child initiatives in their countries. President John...

Edward Amartey-Tagoe |

Photo Credit: Myxi via Flickr Creative Commons License In our last post, we highlighted a few examples of the innovative organizational structures that institutional investors have created to more...

Michael Bennon, Rajiv Sharma |