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 |

Across South Asia, four known species of indigenous, fully mature,  small food-fish – now dubbed ‘NutriFish’ have nutritional and health benefits for pregnant and lactating women and young…

Pawan Patil |

This is the eighteenth in this year's series of posts by PhD students on the job market. In 2012, 700 million people in India suddenly found themselves without power for over 10 hours. At the…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

In India alone, 185 million people don’t get enough nutrients. This hidden hunger is especially pervasive among children. as more than 70 percent of India’s children under five are deficient in…

Edward W. Bresnyan, Gadha Raj N |

© Dominic Chavez/Global Financing Facility [[tweetable]]Still today, in almost all societies around the world, women are less well-off than men.[[/tweetable]] Women are still paid less than men;…

Kristalina Georgieva |

In many developing countries, governments and health authorities face the dilemma of how to feed their growing population while ensuring their food is nutritious. Credit: World Bank Together with…

Felipe F. Dizon, Anna Leigh Josephson |

A little girl in Balochistan, Pakistan, who now receives a quality education thanks to World Bank support. Credit: World Bank  [[tweetable]]Human capital – the potential of individuals – is going…

Hartwig Schafer |

© World Bank Sustained long-term development interventions combined with disruptive technologies can make a real difference in solving entrenched multi-faceted poverty challenges. For over twenty…

Alok K. Singh |

To boost India’s solar rooftop program, the World Bank has partnered with the Government of India to provide $648 million to place solar panels on rooftops across the country. Solar energy is not…

Amit Jain |

The World Bank in India ran the #IndiaWeWant photo competition through our Facebook and Twitter channels, where we invited participants to share photographs capturing the key development priority…

Roli Mahajan |