Photo: Frederick Noronha/Flickr Working to finance major infrastructure projects, World Bank teams have seen time and again that the sustainability of investments depends ultimately on the…

Pratap Tvgssshrk |

This Bangladeshi woman was born in poverty. With the right kind of education, life in poverty quickly became a story from the past for her. Credit: World Bank "I have a four-year-old son back…

Hartwig Schafer |

Photo credit: Leonardo Canon Rubiano/World Bank The World Bank is supporting the Government of Sri Lanka’s efforts to create a roadmap for the modernization of urban bus services in the capital,…

Leonardo Canon Rubiano |

Les jeunes sont le moteur du changement. Leur donner l’occasion et les moyens d’agir, c’est ouvrir des horizons infinis de nouvelles perspectives. Mais que se passe-t-il lorsque les jeunes de…

Bassam Sebti |

© Dominic Chavez/Corporación Financiera Internacional [[tweetable]]Los jóvenes son el motor del cambio. Empoderarlos y proporcionarles las oportunidades adecuadas puede dar origen a un conjunto…

Bassam Sebti |

© دومينيك تشافيز / مؤسسة التمويل الدولية [[tweetable]]الشباب هم محرك التغيير، وتمكينهم وإتاحة الفرص المناسبة لهم يمكن أن يولد إمكانيات لا نهاية لها.[[/tweetable]] لكن ما الذي يحدث عندما يفتقر…

بسام سبتي |

Refugees take wood working courses at the Kalobeyei Youth Training Center in Kalobeyei, Kenya. © Dominic Chavez/International Finance Corporation [[tweetable]]Youth are the engine of change.…

Bassam Sebti |

India’s agriculture sector—including animal husbandry, forestry, and fishing—has always been one of the country’s core economic sectors, accounting for about 16 percent of India’s GDP and…

Aman Hans |

The study analyzed four stages of the value chain —production; storage and logistics; processing; and marketing— to understand the potential for job creation stimulated by infrastructure projects…

Vismay Parikh, Mesfin Jijo, Bernard Aritua |

Photo: Carol Mitchell | Flickr Creative Commons As the backbone of development, infrastructure provides vital support for the twin goals of poverty reduction and shared prosperity. Considering the…

Caren Grown |