Joblessness among young Somali adults is a chronic issue confronting Somalia. Their unemployment rate is at staggering 67%. And the issue of youth joblessness is exacerbated by the large number of…

Awil Osman |

The dramatic decrease in the cost of renewable energy technologies seen in recent years presents an unprecedented opportunity to improve our access to energy—and create employment in the process.…

Abdishakur Ahmed |

This is the second part of our interview with with Safaa El Tayeb El-Kogali, World Bank Practice Manager in the Education Global Practice, on the challenges faced by the region’s education systems…

Web Team |

Voici la deuxième partie de notre entretien avec Safaa El Tayeb El-Kogali, chef de service au pôle mondial d’expertise en Éducation de la Banque mondiale, consacré aux défis auxquels sont…

Web Team |

في أعقاب التقرير الأول عن التنمية في العالم الذي دار محور تركيزه الرئيسي على التعليم وأهميته القصوى لإيجاد مجتمعات مستقرة وشاملة للجميع، قمنا بإطلاق سلسلتنا السنوية بعنوان "العودة إلى المدرسة…

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On the heels of the first World Development Report focused entirely on education, and its critical importance for stable and inclusive societies, we launch our annual ‘Back to School’ series that…

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Dans le sillage du premier Rapport sur le développement dans le monde intégralement consacré à l’éducation, l’une des clés pour des sociétés stables et inclusives, nous inaugurons notre série…

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We know that fiscal policy can be harnessed to reduce inequality in low- and middle-income countries, but until now, we knew less about its ability to reduce poverty. Our recent volume looks at…

Gabriela Inchauste, Nora Lustig |

This blog is co-authored with Lawrence Haddad,  Executive Director, The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)Other co-authors: Beatrice Montesi, GAIN  Martin P. Gambrill, The World Bank …

Claire Chase |

In The Godfather II, Vito Corleone chooses his younger son, Michael, instead of his older son, Fredo, as his successor. This decision is based on Michael's intelligence and ability. Fredo,…

Shwetlena Sabarwal, Malek Abu-Jawdeh |