As natural disasters and other climate change impacts become more pronounced, it is important for policymakers and the international community to better recognize the tight inter-linkages between…

Erik Feyen, Robert Utz, Igor Zuccardi, Olena Bogdan, Jisung Moon |

A typical day for Samuel – a fruit stand vendor in Nairobi, Kenya – would start at 6 am, buying fruits from the wholesale market and selling them at a street corner of a bustling commercial area.…

Melis Guven, Himanshi Jain, Jehan Arulpragasam, Iffath Sharif |

The borderlands in the Horn of Africa are synonymous with economic, social, and political marginalization, entrenched poverty, persistent con¬flict, forced displacement, and envi¬ronmental…

Varalakshmi Vemuru, Aditya Sarkar |

Building Back Better: Accelerating learning when schools reopen, and what Kenya’s Tusome program can teach us

Tracy Wilichowski, Adelle Pushparatnam, Elaine Ding, Ezequiel Molina |

To help workers transition to this new normal, governments need to continue implementing strong actions to support workers.

Indhira Santos, Michael Weber |

Picture a small girl, not more than 13-years-old. The last thing that would come to your mind is this child being a mother or a wife. You’d expect a 13-year-old, or younger girl, to be playing…

Fauzia Abdi Idle |

The World Bank is offering a new procurement option to help countries access critically needed medical supplies.

Enzo de Laurentiis |

Sub-Saharan Africa has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. Nearly four in 10 girls marry each year before their 18th birthday, many of them becoming mothers at a young age.…

Hafez Ghanem |

As COVID-19 (coronavirus) continues to wreak havoc around the world experts predict that African countries could be hardest hit. But African youth are not sitting idly by waiting for the worst to…

Raphael Obonyo |

The global locust crisis is forcing governments to fight on two fronts.

Holger Kray, Shobha Shetty |