Digital economy refers to an economy that runs entirely on digital computing technologies. To be prepared for the digital economy, youth should understand their strengths, skills, and talents. At…

Jackton Oduor Badia |

Last October, I participated in End Poverty Day (EPD)  from the Zambia Country Office, where I had the opportunity to exchange with a host of young brilliant minds from Zambia and around the…

Hafez Ghanem |

Photo: Caroline Weimann/Siemens Stiftung This past February, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta officially declared the drought in his country a national disaster. No rain had fallen for months in…

Caroline Weimann |

The journey of our water from source to tap is long, and not one we think much about. For most of us, our water starts high in the mountains, hundreds of miles away. From there, water flows across…

Andrea Erickson |

During SIWI World Water Week 2015, World Bank Group Lead Infrastructure Specialist, Richard MacGeorge,  presented on the challenges of financing for development in the water sector. It’s been 27…

Richard MacGeorge |

A new study was recently carried out by the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) of the World Bank on how to unlock the potential of Information and Communications Technology (ICTs) to improve Water…

Fadel Ndaw |

Can prepaid systems become an instrument to improve access and quality of water services to poor people in African cities and towns? Or does prepayment deny poor people more access to water? Do…

Chris Heymans, Kathy Eales |

If a year ago you told me that I would be able to speak authoritatively on the technical aspects of sanitation, I would have thought you were crazy! Kenya is my home; I am 130% Kenyan and have…

Jecinter Hezron |

Dr. Robert Kibugi is a Legal/Institutional Expert for Ministry of Water and Irrigation in Kenya and a lecturer at the Centre for Advanced Studies in Environmental Law and Policy (CASELAP),…

Robert Kibugi, Gustavo Saltiel |

In the World Bank we often discuss how important it is to integrate solutions across sectors. In Mombasa, Kenya, we have an example of how a comprehensive sediment management approach will allow…

Satoru Ueda |