Irrigation agencies around the world have continued to function despite challenging circumstances. However, there have been multiple shocks impacting service delivery.

Pieter Waalewijn, Karin Krchnak, Ijsbrand Harko de Jong, Svetlana Valieva |

Sustained investment in digital services can be crucial for preparedness and resilience to shocks like a pandemic.

Silvana Kostenbaum, Cem Dener |

A typical day for Samuel – a fruit stand vendor in Nairobi, Kenya – would start at 6 am, buying fruits from the wholesale market and selling them at a street corner of a bustling commercial area.…

Melis Guven, Himanshi Jain, Jehan Arulpragasam, Iffath Sharif |

Pour Samuel, vendeur de fruits à Nairobi, la capitale du Kenya, la journée démarre toujours de la même manière : dès 6 heures du matin, il achète ses produits au marché de gros puis il part…

Melis Guven, Himanshi Jain, Jehan Arulpragasam, Iffath Sharif |

Policies have been implemented and money has been devoted to supporting initiatives to end child marriages in Rwanda, but the truth is, our communities have the last word. The best policies may be…

Natasha Uwase |

Pour mettre fin aux mariages précoces, le Rwanda s’est doté de politiques et de moyens financiers. Mais, en réalité, la réussite de ce combat repose sur nos communautés. Les autorités auront beau…

Natasha Uwase |

Earlier this year we launched Inclusion Matters in Africa in Nairobi in collaboration with the Kenya National Gender and Equality Commission (NGEC). We could not have hoped for a more informed and…

Simeon Ehui, Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Maitreyi Bordia Das, Sabina Anne Espinoza |

Au début de l'année, nous avons présenté à Nairobi le rapport L'inclusion sociale en Afrique, en partenariat avec la Commission nationale kényane pour l'égalité de genre (NGEC).…

Simeon Ehui, Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Maitreyi Bordia Das, Sabina Anne Espinoza |

The COVID-19 crisis threatens to widen the digital divide between men and women, which has become a significant hurdle to gender equality. To address this, the World Bank and CES have launched the…

Boutheina Guermazi |

Sub-Saharan Africa has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. Nearly four in 10 girls marry each year before their 18th birthday, many of them becoming mothers at a young age.…

Hafez Ghanem |