School leadership plays a major role in shaping the quality of education, acting as a strategic lever to foster conducive learning conditions for students. Despite this, the characteristics of…

Nathalie Guilbert, Carolina Alban Conto, Fabricia Devignes, Juan D. Barón |

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 |

An estimated 1 in 6 people experience significant disability, making it essential to consider accessibility when planning, financing and building infrastructure. Japan and the World Bank are…

Yohei Takahashi, Imad N. Fakhoury, Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo |

Mozambique has made significant progress towards gender equality, but critical challenges remain. It has strong laws in areas such as child marriage, land rights, labor law, and marriage equality…

Hiska Reyes, Stephanie Kuttner |

In November 2022, Mozambican women made their voices heard in the streets of Maputo, calling to end violence against women and increase respect for their rights. The march kicked off the…

Natália Mazoni Silva Martins, Héloïse Groussard |

In agriculture, patience is a virtue. But people also need to eat. Coffee plants take several years to bear fruit and become productive. This is why local coffee companies are combining coffee…

Manuel Mutimucuio, Gabriella Morandi |

That refugees want to return is sometimes taken as a given, and their motivation for repatriating is assumed. Repatriation is often discussed in terms of a return “home” even a generation or more…

Xavier Devictor |

The NewIBNET, an online platform that allows water and sanitation utilities to track their performances and compare results to peers, is sponsoring a competition: The “Learn in Kigali” initiative…

Marco Antonio Aguero |

Reading is the foundation of learning and knowledge for any child. It facilitates the acquisition of new vocabulary, enhances comprehension, and opens up new worlds to young students. Additionally…

Ana Teresa Del Toro Mijares, Lúcia Nhampossa, Michela Chiara Alderuccio |

People have been traveling from present-day Mozambique to work in neighboring South Africa’s mines for over 150 years. While conditions for workers have improved since the early days when such…

Kavita Watsa, Humberto Cossa, Ivan Nicolai Alfredo Manhiça, Lilly Smines |