Tamkeen is a longstanding program for development planning in Yemen that encourages social and economic resilience in the face of conflict by assessing a community’s resources—its skills, public…

Abdulelah Taqi |

In eastern Iraq’s Diyala governorate, a bridge connects two cities—Baquba on one bank of the river and Muqdadya on the other. Nothing remarkable about that, you might think, until you know that…

Ibrahim Dajani, Jocelyne Jabbour, Nafie Mufid |

Some of you may recall my colleague Holly Krambeck’s blogging about the Egypt Vehicle Scrapping and Recycling Project, or VSRP, as it is affectionately also known. Holly’s old posts are here and…

Juha Seppala |

The Debate .asset-video strong{display:none} Governments in the Arab world have long subsidized the price of energy. This gives citizens throughout the region access to cheap petrol and diesel,…

Will Stebbins |

When I told friends and colleagues that my new job would be based in Cairo, almost everyone mentioned the awful congestion in the city, and how I would be wasting a tremendous amount of time being…

Hartwig Schafer |

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Ibrahim Dajani |

        The World Bank, together with the ministries of Communications and Transport and Egypt’s information technology industry, just organized the first ever Cairo Transport App Challenge (Cairo…

Hartwig Schafer |