With the help of Nepal’s Office of the Auditor General (OAG), which is supported by the World Bank, local citizens are taking back control and enforcing rule of law to defend Nepal’s Fewa Lake, an…

Franck Bessette, Anjalee Thakali |

School children in Nepal. Graphic: Nicholas Nam/World Bank [[tweetable]]Thirty years ago, almost everyone in Nepal — except for a few professionals and business people — would have been classified…

Ravi Kumar |

ليسيه "يوكلبتس"هي مدرسة ثانوية في مدينة نيس بفرنسا تقع بالقرب من المطار، تحيطهامن الغرب والشمال ضاحية تشكل الطبقة العاملة معظم سكانها، وتحدها من الشرق منطقة أغلب قاطنيها من الطبقة…

سايمون ثاكر |

Le lycée des Eucalyptus se trouve à Nice, près de l’aéroport. Il est bordé à l’ouest et au nord par des quartiers ouvriers et à l’est par une zone où les classes moyennes sont plus nombreuses. Les…

Simon Thacker |

The Lycée Eucalyptus, a high school in Nice, France, sits close to the airport, surrounded to the west and north by a resolutely working-class neighborhood and by a more middle-class area to the…

Simon Thacker |

Photo: SkyPics Studio/Shutterstock Data on the sharing economy (Uber, Airbnb and so on) are scarce, but a recent study estimates that the revenue growth of these platforms has been dramatic. In…

Hernan Winkler |

Un maire secrétaire de l’Association des maires du Sénégal (AMS), deux conseillers techniques, cinq hauts fonctionnaires de l’Agence de développement municipal (ADM) et de la Direction des…

Najmeddine Jaouadi |

 Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank Performance budgeting (PB) has a deep and enduring appeal. What government would not want to allocate resources in a way that fosters efficiency, effectiveness,…

Donald Moynihan, Ivor Beazley |

 Also available in Spanish Surya and Saraswati Adhikari on their biodiverse farm, Nepal. Photo credit: Bioversity International/J. Zucker The Himalayan mountain village of Begnas sits in a valley…

M. Ann Tutwiler |