What is the impact of transport projects on income, jobs, economic growth, and other key development outcomes? An ongoing World Bank program seeks to answer this question as thoroughly as possible…

Nancy Vandycke, Javier Morales Sarriera |

When I used to work in Rwanda, I lived on a small street in Kigali. Every time I invited friends over, I would tell them to “walk past the Embassy, look out for the Church, and then continue to…

Linus Pott |

The markets for rural energy access and internet connectivity are ripe for disruption – and increasingly, we’re seeing benefit from combining the offerings.   Traditionally, power and broadband…

Anna Lerner, Roku Fukui, Doyle Gallegos |

Cities in Africa are growing at unprecedented speeds. In Kenya, about 12 million of the country’s over 40 million people live in urban areas today. However, [[tweetable]]a child born in 2017 will…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Dean Cira |

هذه المدونة متوفرة باللغات التالية: English بول جوك، وهو أحد قادة المجتمع المحلي (على اليسار)، لاجئ من جنوب السودان يمشي مع أطفاله الصغار في منطقة (كاكوما 4) بمخيم كاكوما للاجئين الذي أقيم لإيواء…

Raouf Mazou |

Community leader Paul Gok (left), a refugee from South Sudan walks with young children in the 'Kakuma 4' area of Kakuma Refugee Camp, built to house new arrivals from South Sudan. ©…

Raouf Mazou |