As we are getting ready for the new edition of Transforming Transportation, we are excited to announce the launch of our first Youth Transforming Transportation initiative. The initiative has one…

O’Neall Massamba |

On a weekday morning in Nairobi’s Embakasi Sokoni settlement, 30-year-old Lydiah is viewing familiar images on her smartphone of businesses, churches and schools in her community, and answering…

Vivien Deparday, Sheila Kamunyori, Mira Lilian Gupta, Yves Barthélemy, Raymond Kirwa |

School leadership plays a major role in shaping the quality of education, acting as a strategic lever to foster conducive learning conditions for students. Despite this, the characteristics of…

Nathalie Guilbert, Carolina Alban Conto, Fabricia Devignes, Juan D. Barón |

As researchers recognize the potential of Earth observations and geospatial technologies to support decision-making, countries are increasingly turning toward geospatial approaches to track their…

Maryam Rabiee |

This year’s 16 days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence (GBV) is an opportunity for us to reflect on what the World Bank has learned about preventing and responding to GBV and the…

Helene Carlsson Rex, Alys Willman, Michael Christian Mahrt |

Two similar programs in Kenya and Malawi—based on the best evidence on what works to help students learn to read—adopted similar interventions but had vastly different outcomes.

Adelle Pushparatnam, Elaine Ding, Ezequiel Molina |

If some or many refugee movements can be predicted, what are the implications?

Xavier Devictor |

Health workers are the backbone of health systems that meet the needs of their communities. In remote settings, the role of midwives and nurses is even more critical to deliver lifesaving health…

Dr. Leah Chebet Bii |

Food4Education is a non-profit organization, founded in 2012, that began as a school feeding program in the community where its young founder and CEO, Wawira Njiru, grew up in Kenya. Join me, Eisa…

Wawira Njiru |