Countries often face competing policy priorities for their limited resources. Achieving many of their goals is a tall order, especially when basic information on where the real problem lies is…

Arianna Legovini, Guadalupe Bedoya, Sveta Milusheva, Robert Marty, Amy Dolinger |

In less than five months, Benin has achieved a disbursement rate amounting to more than 90% of the resources made available to respond to the health crisis. Just over $38 million, or CFAF 22…

Atou Seck |

As countries focus on “building back better” after the pandemic, they have a crucial opportunity to leapfrog to a more digital economy – and to do so responsibly.

Mari Elka Pangestu |

Addressing Africa’s first Sustainable Blue Economy conference in Nairobi in 2018, President Kenyatta noted that Kenya’s Blue Economy could easily contribute three times its present share of gross…

Banu Setlur |

With the right precautions, public transport can provide a safe way of getting around and contribute to a more sustainable, more inclusive recovery.

Arturo Ardila-Gomez |

As Co-Conveners of the Grand Bargain (GB) Transparency Workstream, the World Bank Group (WBG) and the Government of the Netherlands are working towards data-driven transparency to improve…

Lobna Hadji, Björn Hofmann |

How can countries “build back better” and make sure their social protection systems can respond quickly and efficiently to future shocks?

Christian Bodewig, Stéphane Hallegatte |

In 1985, A.V. Dicey expounded on the rule of law as an essential component of constitutionalism. In Kenya, the rules of law and justice are enshrined as national values in its constitution.

Rachel Kathini Mwendwa |

In Kenya, women in water utilities face barriers in accessing equal employment opportunities throughout their career trajectory.

Christine Ochieng |

Ensuring better integration of refugees into host communities and longer-term investments in both refugees and their hosts.

Axel van Trotsenburg |