The area around Lake Chad, a large transboundary lake shared by Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria in West and Central Africa, is bearing the double burden of climate change and forced…

Johanna Damboeck, Nicolas Perrin, Benjamin Burckhart, Aly Rahim |

Bordé par quatre pays — Cameroun, Niger, Nigéria et Tchad —, entre Afrique de l’Ouest et Afrique centrale, le lac Tchad forme un vaste bassin aujourd’hui en proie aux dérèglements climatiques et…

Johanna Damboeck, Nicolas Perrin, Benjamin Burckhart, Aly Rahim |

While camps are often crucial for the displaced populations in the immediate term, they are not a tenable option when displacement becomes prolonged.

Utz Pape, Ambika Sharma |

  Rikweda, an Afghan fruit processing company in the Kabul Province is well on its way to restoring Afghanistan as a raisin exporting powerhouse—a status the country held until the 1970s when it…

Hartwig Schafer |

في أقل من أسبوعين فقط، سيجتمع نحو 1000 شخص في واشنطن العاصمة من أجل منتدى البنك الدولي حول الهشاشة لعام 2018. سيحتشد واضعو السياسات من البلدان النامية والمتقدمة، وممارسون من وكالات الإغاثة…

فرانك بوسكيه |

Private sector development (PSD) plays a crucial role in post-conflict economic development and poverty alleviation. Fragile states, however, face major challenges, such as difficult access to…

Steve Utterwulghe |

Philippines: World Bank Reaffirms Commitment for Inclusive Growth in Bangsamoro World Bank Vice President for East Asia & Pacific Axel van Trotsenburg ensures support for overall peace and…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

Available in: Español | عربي Noranna busy at work: A true-blooded Moro, she is among the many witnesses to the struggle around her. As a child, she saw how conflict affected the lives of the…

Hana Kabagani |

Earlier today, the World Bank released its annual Doing Business report, which tracks business regulation reforms and ranks emerging economies on the “ease of doing business.”

James I Davison |