According to UNESCO, over 19.3 million adolescent girls of upper secondary school age are out of school in SSA and for those who make it to upper secondary school, studying Science, Technology…

Alice Amegah, Ekua Nuama Bentil, Eunice Yaa Brimfah Ackwerh, Maria Barron |

Learn about the World Bank’s commitment to enhance the inclusion of Indigenous Peoples and local communities in results-based climate finance.

Pablo Mis, Jennifer J. Sara, Asyl Undeland |

The World Bank supports cybersecurity skills development initiatives in developing countries to help close the cybersecurity skills gap and enhance cyber resilience as a catalyst for socio-…

Ghislain de Salins, Anat Lewin |

Africa is not on track to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal of eradicating extreme poverty. While many countries were successful in reducing poverty during the years before the pandemic,…

Camilla Holmemo, Christian Bodewig, Robert S. Chase, Suleiman Namara |

The impacts of chemical pollution indicate the sounding of yet another alarm bell, reminding us that we cannot simply develop now and clean up later. Learn about what can be done to improve the…

Richard Damania, Ernesto Sanchez-Triana, Johannes Heister |

Citizen science, which is public participation in the production of knowledge, offers endless opportunities for researchers as well as for citizens and policymakers, from real-time and rapid data…

Dilek Fraisl, Omar Seidu |

Good teachers are the most important driver of learning. Through the GALOP project, Ghana is empowering teachers with a structured program, providing them with lesson plans, learning materials,…

Anna Bjerde |

Digital technologies (DTs) have proven to be critical to the development of modern economies. They have changed the ways people communicate, reduced information frictions in markets, improved…

Andrew Dabalen, Justice Tei Mensah |

There is something upliftingly glorious about homegrown solutions. They fill us with a sense of pride, a can-do spirit that makes us feel invincible. They give us hope for the future, knowing that…

Samuel Kwadwo Owusu Baafi |

In 2021, the World Bank in Ghana conducted a portfolio risk assessment on child labor and learned that the high national prevalence of child labor, poses a challenge to operations. The World Bank…

Nneka Okereke, Anna Nordenmark Severinsson, Abdulai Darimani, Esther Bea |