A growing number of students in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa are enrolled in private primary or secondary schools. The World Development Report 2018 (on which I was a co-author) highlighted…

David Evans |

Sri Lanka. © Lakshman Nadaraja/Banque mondiale Changement climatique, catastrophes naturelles, pauvreté, raréfaction de l’eau, insécurité alimentaire, déplacements de populations, conflits et…

Marie-Claude Bibeau, Kristalina Georgieva |

Cette page: English Au cours de la dernière décennie, le Kenya et le Libéria ont tous deux cherché à reproduire à grande échelle des programmes pilotes ayant obtenu des résultats positifs dans l’…

David Evans |

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) crisis ended more than a year ago in Liberia. It resulted in over 10, 000 cases and 5, 000 deaths. For many children, the crisis continues through intrusive memories…

Rianna Mohammed-Roberts, Sarah McCune |

Photo: Sarah Farat/World Bank They say a picture is worth a thousand words.  While visiting the World Bank library the other day, I was struck by how many development publications featured…

Roger Gorham |

This page in: français Over the last decade, both Kenya and Liberia have sought to scale up successful pilot programs that help children to learn to read. Even as more and more impact evaluations…

David Evans |

© Alemayehu A. Ambel / World Bank The Central Statistical Agency (CSA) in collaboration with the World Bank’s Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) team launched the third wave (2015–16) of…

Vini Vaid, Alemayehu A. Ambel |

In 2016,  World Bank Ethiopia launched a Blog4Dev contest inviting students to share their ideas for how Ethiopia can reach middle-income country status without leaving anyone behind. This is the…

Rediet Firdu |