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 |

As the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is marked worldwide, [[tweetable]]we present to you stories of 16 inspiring heroes from Nepal[[/tweetable]]. They are crusaders and…

Renu Chhetri |

The 2017 Hurricane season was the most devastating season on record in terms of cost. For many, it was a stark reminder of how the entire economy of a small nation can be wiped out in a few hours…

Christelle Chapoy, Mariana Ceratti, Brune Andre |

رجل يسير وسط الدمار في شارع في روزيو بجزيرة دومينيكا في البحر الكاريبي بعد مرور إعصار ماريا. © سيدريك إيشام كالفادوس/AFP/Getty Images في منطقة البحر الكاريبي يعيش الناس بالفعل في المستقبل. إنه…

كريستالينا جورجيفا |

A man walks amid destruction on a street in Roseau on the Caribbean island of Dominica following passage of Hurricane Maria. © CEDRICK ISHAM CALVADOS/AFP/Getty Images [[tweetable]]In the Caribbean…

Kristalina Georgieva |

Quand l’ouragan Maria a frappé la Dominique en 2017, les dommages se sont chiffrés à 226 % du PIB ! C’est donc à juste titre que les pays des Caraïbes recherchent des solutions d’adaptation au…

Kristalina Georgieva |

Un hombre camina entre los escombros en una calle de Roseau en la isla de Dominica después del paso del huracán María. © CEDRICK ISHAM CALVADOS/AFP/Getty Images En el Caribe, las personas ya están…

Kristalina Georgieva |

On Wednesday, November 14, we joined more than 170 volunteers at the World Bank’s Washington, D.C. headquarters to draw little red boxes on a map of Alajo—a small town in the coastal metropolis of…

Lorenzo Piccio, David Charles Tucker |

More than 150 people participated in the SotM Africa conference in 2017. (Courtesy of SotM Africa) There is a unique space where you can encounter everyone from developers of self-driving cars in…

Vivien Deparday, Jocelyn Michele West, Mira Lilian Gupta |