The world is urbanizing at an unprecedented speed and scale, with more than half the global population living in cities today… rising to nearly 7 out of 10 people in cities by 2050.

Sameh Wahba |

A new report focuses on how Southeast Asia can overcome the still very significant barriers to the expansion of its digital economy.

Boutheina Guermazi, Natasha Beschorner |

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 |

Au mois d’octobre dernier, alors que je me trouvais dans les bureaux de la Banque mondiale à Lusaka lors de la Journée internationale pour l'élimination de la pauvreté, j’ai eu l’occasion de…

Hafez Ghanem |

عندما يتعلق الأمر بتحسين أداء المحفظة وجدت وحده اداره الدول المغربية ومالطا حلا يعمل بشكل جيد لشراكة مع نظراء الحكومه لتشكيل فريق قوي لدعم التنفيذ (IST)  استضاف البنك الدولي في أوائل آذار/مارس…

عفاف حداد |

Quand il s’agit de l'amélioration de la performance du portefeuille, le département du Maghreb (CMU) a trouvé une solution qui a bien marché : un partenariat avec les homologues du…

Afef Haddad |

When it comes to improving portfolio performance, the Maghreb Country Management Unit (CMU) has found a solution that worked well: Partnering with the Government counterparts to form a strong…

Afef Haddad |

As the world rushes to reduce the negative impacts of climate change, ambitious sub-national actors are rising to the fore. The recent One Planet Summit exemplifies this trend. Earlier this month…

Prashant Kapoor, Marc Forni |

The West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program is building a sustainable and nutritious food system in Nigeria that creates jobs for youth. Photo: Dasan Bobo/World Bank For too long the…

Simeon Ehui |

Le Programme de productivité agricole en Afrique de l’Ouest est en train de mettre en place un système alimentaire soutenable et équilibré afin de créer des emplois pour les jeunes. Photo: Dasan…

Simeon Ehui |