The World Bank remains focused on helping to translate global commitments into tangible actions at the country level.

Muhammad Ali Pate |

How can we connect women in fragile settings to the digital economy—and the countless job opportunities that come with it?

Danielle Robinson, Aisha Sani, Zainab Rahima Aminu |

In Nigeria, an estimated 44% of girls in Nigeria are married before their 18th birthday and the country, also, records the 11th highest rate of child marriage (UNICEF 2013).

Ebuka Mathias Itumoh |

Más de 5 millones de venezolanos han dejado su país de origen en los últimos cinco años, y de ellos un 80% se ha establecido en países de la región. Ecuador se ha convertido en un importante…

Sergio Olivieri |

More than 5 million Venezuelans have left their homeland over the last five years, the majority of whom (80 %) have settled elsewhere in the region. Ecuador has emerged as an important…

Sergio Olivieri |

Recurring climate shocks, rapid demographic growth and weak governance further compound the region’s fragility. As a result, the Lake Chad region has been designated a priority area for World Bank…

Deborah Wetzel |

Des chocs climatiques récurrents conjugués à une croissance démographique soutenue et une gouvernance défaillante fragilisent encore davantage la situation. De sorte que la région du lac Tchad…

Deborah Wetzel |

The COVID-19 crisis might not only affect learning in the short term, having other negative effects such as discontinued school feeding programs, but might also create long term consequences in…

Martín E. De Simone, Aisha Garba, Gloria Joseph-Raji, Joan Osa Oviawe, Andrew Ragatz, Alex Twinomugisha |

Si bien las empresas del sector privado estiman que las capacidades digitales son un factor central de la competitividad, el concepto sigue siendo relativamente nuevo para los Gobiernos. ¿Qué son…

Samia Melhem, Maryam Lawal, Sajitha Bashir |

While many private companies have fully embraced digital technology, adoption in the public sector has been slower. As we prepare for the "new normal," how can we help governments catch…

Samia Melhem, Maryam Lawal, Sajitha Bashir |