Panoramic cityscape of Karachi in Pakistan. Karachi’s urbanization has had a physical impact on surrounding cities, creating sprawling and underleveraged agglomerations Credit: World Bank With…

Jessica Rachel Schmidt |

The White Nile in South Sudan. Photo by Steve Utterwulghe. As I was landing in Juba, the bustling capital of South Sudan, I couldn’t help but reminisce about my days working in Khartoum for the UN…

Steve Utterwulghe, Patrick Banya |

How youth in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are linking to the creative economy and curating culture  Join us at the Art Tech Festival in Peshawar! Register to attend on the website: …

Anna O'Donnell |

Les services financiers doivent être adaptés aux besoins des femmes, pour leur fournir des cartes d’identité valides, leur permettre d’ouvrir leur propre compte en banque ou pour améliorer leur…

Gloria M. Grandolini |

Cranes in Bangladesh Harbor. Credit: Eric Nora / The World BankThis blog is part of the series #OneSouthAsia exploring how South Asia can become a more integrated, thus more economically dynamic…

Annette Dixon |

Bangladesh Women in Garment Factory. Credit: World Bank ​This blog is part of the series #OneSouthAsia exploring how South Asia can become a more integrated, thus more economically dynamic region…

Sanjay Kathuria |

One thousand years ago, the famous Arab scientist and mathematician Al-Hazen moved from Basra to Cairo to take up a new job in a neighborhood near Al-Azhar University. At the time, the Middle East…

Joulan Abdul Khalek |

Il y a mille ans, le célèbre mathématicien et homme de science arabe Al-Hazen quittait Bassora pour le Caire afin d’y occuper un nouveau poste près de l’Université Al-Azhar. A l’époque, le Moyen-…

Joulan Abdul Khalek |

منذ حوالي الألف عام إنتقل العالم العربي الشهير والمتخصص في الرياضيات إبن الهيثم من البصرة إلى القاهرة لتولي وظيفة جديدة في أحد الأحياء المجاورة لجامعة الأزهر. في ذلك الوقت، كانت المنطقة العربية…

جولان عبد الخالق |

The Digital Youth Summit 2015 (May 7-9, 2015, Peshawar) will explore the potential of e-lancing. The vibrant city of Peshawar is getting ready to host the 2nd Digital Youth Summit (May 7-9, 2015,…

Nicola Magri |