Building capacity to collect taxes efficiently and equitably is an important policy goal for governments. Still, Liberia, like many low- and lower-middle-income countries, faces serious challenges…

Oyebola Okunogbe, Yahe Li |

Better road infrastructure can foster a better integration between the main coastal economies in West Africa.

Mathilde Lebrand |

By improving their skills, health, knowledge, and resilience—their human capital—people can be more productive, flexible, and innovative. Human capital (HC) is a central driver of sustainable…

Martín E. De Simone, Janssen Teixeira, Alice Renaud, Binta Massaquoi |

The third Disruptive Debate in the Future of Government series featured four participants from East, South and West Africa, who discussed the challenges of service delivery. The conversation…

Alasdair Fraser, Donna Andrews, Tim Williamson |

If you paid some of the highest electricity tariffs in the world, you would expect some of the most reliable electricity services. Unfortunately, this logic does not hold in West Africa, where…

Mustafa Zakir Hussain |

Improving women’s access to land and protecting their rights, can be a stabilizing factor for these situations, contributing to economic and social stability, food security, sustainable…

Rafeef Abdel Razek, Ivonne Astrid Moreno Horta, Linus Pott |

In Liberia many women have started breaking out of traditional sectors with success. However they’re less visible than women participating in less profitable sectors. Behavioral science can help…

Catherine MacLeod, Sarika Gupta |

Do you know that in Liberia, half of the population lives within 2.5 kilometers of a forest and is depending on them?

Khwima Nthara, Sanjay Srivastava |

By 2050, demand for meat and dairy products in Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to increase by 327% and 270%, respectively, while demand for grains is projected to rise by 190%, in comparison with…

Caroline Plante |