Le financement des risques de catastrophe est au cœur même des Objectifs de développement durable. En fait, c'est un aspect si crucial que leur réalisation pourrait être compromise si l'...

Alfonso Garcia Mora |

There is no denying that governments across the world today are facing increasingly complex pressures that are altering the world in which we live – fragility, conflict and violence; large...

Nicholas Nam |

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Yuen Ang |

Street names in Accra, Ghana. Photo credit: Ben Welle/ Flickr CC When I used to work in Rwanda, I lived on a small street in Kigali. Every time I invited friends over, I would tell them to “walk...

Linus Pott |

Photo: World Bank Editor’s note: This is the first installment of a two-part series. You can read part-two here. The findings, interpretations, and conclusions expressed herein are those of the...

Adrian Di Giovanni |

Available in Chinese Graphic: Nicholas Nam/World Bank The idea that economic growth needs good governance and good governance needs economic growth takes us to a perennial chicken-and-egg debate:...

Yuen Ang |

Urban population in Africa will double within the next 25 years and reach 1 billion people by 2040, but concentration of people in cities has not been accompanied by economic density. Typical...

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Somik Lall |

  Over a billion people—about 15% of the world’s population—have disabilities. Almost 80% of them live in the developing world, which is undergoing rapid urbanization. While urbanization brings...

Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo |