The outsized risk of harassment that women face daily, in turn, affects their decisions whether to take a bus or even whether to get a job.

Andy Kotikula, Diana J. Arango |

Machine learning methods are increasingly applied in the development policy arena. Among many recent policy applications, machine learning has been used to predict poverty, soil properties, and…

Daniel Mahler, Paolo Brunori, Paul Hufe |

This blog post was co-authored by Franz Drees-Gross, Director, Transport and ICT Global Practice, and Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Senior Director, Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice.…

Franz Drees-Gross, Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez |

Some of you may recall my colleague Holly Krambeck’s blogging about the Egypt Vehicle Scrapping and Recycling Project, or VSRP, as it is affectionately also known. Holly’s old posts are here and…

Juha Seppala |

Certains d’entre vous se souviennent peut-être des billets de ma collègue Holly Krambeck (a) sur le Programme d’activités de mise à la casse et de recyclage de véhicules en Égypte (a). Nous étions…

Juha Seppala |

ربما يتذكر البعض منكم المدونة التي نشرتها زميلتي هولي كرامبيك عن مشروع تخريد وإعادة تدوير المركبات في مصر. يمكنكم قراءة مقالاتها السابقة على الرابطين التاليين هنا وهنا. يطمح هذا المشروع إلى تحديث…

Juha Seppala |

  Just fourteen projects in energy, transport and water/sanitation.  In only eight countries. Totaling $2.7 billion.   There are 56 IDA countries (excluding three “inactive” and a few rich enough…

Laurence Carter |

Natural resources management, particularly in the extractives industry, can make a meaningful contribution to a country’s economic growth when it leads to linkages to the broader economy. To…

Gözde Isik |

Prior to about 2005, for many tourists their Jamaican vacation was ruined at the last minute, by the hot and overcrowded conditions inside Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport. Fast…

S. Brian Samuel |

Lire ce billet en anglais Savez-vous que la troisième Semaine mondiale des Nations Unies pour la sécurité routière a eu lieu début mai ? Souvent, comme pour tout ce qui est omniprésent dans notre…

Marc Shotten |