In previous articles we discussed why inclusion of sexual minorities is instrumental to the World Bank’s goal of shared prosperity and constitutes smart economics. This piece focuses on how sexual…

Fabrice Houdart, Phil Crehan |

En mai dernier, je me suis rendue au  Kenya, en Ouganda et en Tanzanie pour produire, aux côtés d’une équipe basée à Nairobi, un documentaire consacré à la question de la relation entre commerce…

Maura K. Leary |

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Maura K. Leary |

Travelling across Africa these days you are likely to run into increasing numbers of mining, oil, and gas industry personnel engaged in exploration, drilling, and extraction across the continent. …

Anand Rajaram |

Sitting in a safe house, an ocean away, three former pirates reflect on their past lives as ”footsoldiers” aboard  skiffs preparing to attack unsuspecting cargo vessels off the Horn of Africa. Our…

Stuart Yikona |

A parte realmente interessante de trabalhar em infraestrutura é todos conhecerem a própria tarefa.   Nós todos pagamos contas, ficamos sem energia durante tempestades e nos preocupamos com a…

Jordan Z. Schwartz |

The Yangon Circular Railway is the local commuter rail network in Yangon, Myanmar. In this recording, World Bank Country Manager Kanthan Shankar boards the train on a three-hour ride around the…

Kanthan Shankar |

También disponible en English Lo bueno de trabajar en infraestructura es que todo el mundo sabe lo que uno hace.   Todos hemos pagado cuentas, sufrido cortes de luz durante una tormenta, y nos…

Jordan Z. Schwartz |

Conflict is a major cause of poverty in the developing world today. In addition to endangering lives, conflict disrupts the functioning of an economy in many ways. It destroys infrastructure,…

Massimiliano Calì, Julia Oliver |

A major factor holding back African development is the time it takes to transport goods within the continent. Though road conditions are poor in much of Sub-Saharan Africa, research has shown that…

Gael Raballand, Julia Oliver |