In Northern Nigeria, the Click-On-Kaduna program gave youth the skills and guidance they need to compete in the global digital economy.

Danielle Robinson, Aisha Sani, Zainab Rahima Aminu |

How can we connect women in fragile settings to the digital economy—and the countless job opportunities that come with it?

Danielle Robinson, Aisha Sani, Zainab Rahima Aminu |

In Nigeria, an estimated 44% of girls in Nigeria are married before their 18th birthday and the country, also, records the 11th highest rate of child marriage (UNICEF 2013).

Ebuka Mathias Itumoh |

Recurring climate shocks, rapid demographic growth and weak governance further compound the region’s fragility. As a result, the Lake Chad region has been designated a priority area for World Bank…

Deborah Wetzel |

The COVID-19 crisis might not only affect learning in the short term, having other negative effects such as discontinued school feeding programs, but might also create long term consequences in…

Martín E. De Simone, Aisha Garba, Gloria Joseph-Raji, Joan Osa Oviawe, Andrew Ragatz, Alex Twinomugisha |

While many private companies have fully embraced digital technology, adoption in the public sector has been slower. As we prepare for the "new normal," how can we help governments catch…

Samia Melhem, Maryam Lawal, Sajitha Bashir |

In its commitment to more openness, the Nigerian government launched a financial transparency policy and web portal to provide the public with greater insight into government expenditures.

Benjamin Holzman, Desteo Mugabi |

There are 13.2 million out-of-school-children in Nigeria.

Ayomide Olawale |

February 21, 2020 was a day of celebration in Koné Béri, Niger. People gathered in the village for a ceremony 14 years in the making. Some had doubted that a “crazy idea to sell the air,” as local…

Mirko Serkovic |