Sitting in a safe house, an ocean away, three former pirates reflect on their past lives as ”footsoldiers” aboard  skiffs preparing to attack unsuspecting cargo vessels off the Horn of Africa. Our…

Stuart Yikona |

Le redressement de la Somalie a d'immenses implications régionales et mondiales. Lors d'une réunion des partenaires de développement tenue récemment à Bruxelles, 2,4 milliards de dollars…

Makhtar Diop |

A parte realmente interessante de trabalhar em infraestrutura é todos conhecerem a própria tarefa.   Nós todos pagamos contas, ficamos sem energia durante tempestades e nos preocupamos com a…

Jordan Z. Schwartz |

Getting Somalia right has huge regional and global implications and attracted $2.4 billion in support at a recent development partners meeting in Brussels.  Supporting fragile and conflict-…

Makhtar Diop |

The Yangon Circular Railway is the local commuter rail network in Yangon, Myanmar. In this recording, World Bank Country Manager Kanthan Shankar boards the train on a three-hour ride around the…

Kanthan Shankar |

También disponible en English Lo bueno de trabajar en infraestructura es que todo el mundo sabe lo que uno hace.   Todos hemos pagado cuentas, sufrido cortes de luz durante una tormenta, y nos…

Jordan Z. Schwartz |

Estoy en Brasilia, en el IV Foro Latinoamericano de Medios Públicos. Los expertos en el tema, pero también quienes tienen la responsabilidad diaria de manejar los medios de comunicación del Estado…

Mariana Ceratti |

(Foto: Chico Ferreira/Disponible bajo la licencia CC-BY-2.0 de Creative Commons)

Kerry Natelege Crawford |

I have been somewhat skeptical about the application of impact evaluations to justice reform activities but I’m coming around to their utility for a limited – yet important – set of questions. The…

Nicholas Menzies |

Conflict is a major cause of poverty in the developing world today. In addition to endangering lives, conflict disrupts the functioning of an economy in many ways. It destroys infrastructure,…

Massimiliano Calì, Julia Oliver |