À la Banque mondiale, nous savons qu’aucun pays, aucune communauté ni aucune économie ne peut exprimer tout son potentiel et relever les défis du XXIe siècle sans garantir la participation pleine…

Akihiko Nishio |

How can data be used to improve disease outbreak warning, urban planning, air quality, or agricultural production? Seven winning projects, which will receive support from the third round of…

World Bank Data Team |

The countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) endure a paradox. They have a highly educated labor force but a large pool of unemployed youth. Whether this contradiction results from…

Lili Mottaghi |

Editorial credit: alionabirukova / Shutterstock.com Last week, the world came to attention when the famous Hulene dumpsite in Maputo, Mozambique collapsed under heavy rains, killing at least 16…

Silpa Kaza, Lisa Yao |

Les autorités malgaches et l’Organisation mondiale de la santé (OMS) ont annoncé en novembre dernier que l’épidémie de peste pulmonaire à Madagascar était jugulée. Pour nous comme pour beaucoup d’…

Juergen Voegele, Tim Evans, Karin Erika Kemper |

As the world becomes increasingly urbanized, the number of megacities is growing rapidly. Today there are 37 cities worldwide with populations of greater than 10 million, and 84 with populations…

Philip E. Karp, Peter Ellis, Barjor Mehta |

[[tweetable]]How fast is your city growing? The answer may depend on where you live.[[/tweetable]] There are the booming megacities such as Tokyo, Mumbai, and Nairobi. Then there are cities that…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Paula Restrepo Cadavid |

Chacun sait qu’un conflit grève lourdement l’économie d’un pays : destruction massive des infrastructures et des logements, perturbation des échanges commerciaux, des transports et de la…

Shanta Devarajan, Lili Mottaghi |

Everyone agrees that conflicts impose huge costs on economies, including massive destruction of infrastructure and housing, disruption of trade, transport and production, not to mention the loss…

Shanta Devarajan, Lili Mottaghi |

هناك إجماع على أن الصراعات تكبد الاقتصاد خسائر باهظة، من بينها الدمار الواسع الذي يصيب البنية التحتية والمساكن، وتعطيل التجارة والنقل والإنتاج، ناهيك عن الخسائر في الأرواح والمعاناة البشرية…

شانتا ديفاراجان, ليلي متقي |