In the Africa Chief Economist’s Office, we seek to generate knowledge on key development issues around the continent. We also host the Gender Innovation Lab, which – as the name suggests –…

David Evans |

Also available in: Français Entrepreneurs participating in the e-Takara competition to address specific challenges expressed by Nigerien public administrations. Credit: Niger Digital “The training…

Alexandre Laure, Simon Duchatelet |

Photo: Rogers Kayihura/World Bank At a press conference in Kigali, I took a question: is the country’s Vision 2050 is achievable?   We had just launched a new study, The Future Drivers of Growth…

Kristalina Georgieva |

Photo: Rogers Kayihura/Banque mondiale Lors d’une conférence de presse à Kigali, j’ai répondu à la question suivante : la « Vision 2050 » du Rwanda est-elle réalisable ?   Nous venions de…

Kristalina Georgieva |

Every day,  more than 44, 000 people are forced to flee their homes because of conflict and persecution. [[tweetable]]Forced displacement increases the risks of gender-based violence (GBV),…

Diana J. Arango, Elizabeth Dartnall |

"It was the first time we talked while the officials listened. Not as in the past, when they used to talk and we just listened." With this simple statement, Taha Al-Leithi, a young…

Amal Faltas, Dr. Walaa Gad Al-Karim |

  " أول مرة نلاقي نفسنا بنتكلم والمسئولين هما الي بيسمعونا.. مش هما الي بيتكلموا وإحنا الي بنسمعهم "  بهذه العبارة، وباللهجة الصعيدية المصرية، وصف الشاب "طه الليثي" ابن قرية…

أمل فلتس, د. ولاء جاد الكريم |

11 октября 2018 года Всемирный банк представил Индекс человеческого капитала, который определяет вклад, который инвестиции в здравоохранение и образование сегодня вносят в производительность труда…

Alex Kremer |

On 11 October 2018, the World Bank launched its Human Capital Index, which quantifies the contribution of health and education to the productivity of the next generation of workers. The Index is…

Alex Kremer |

Tech startups and business angels are not what comes to mind when thinking of the Czech Republic (CR). Instead, this small central European country is known for its beer, scenic bridges crossing…

Anwar Aridi |