The substantial infrastructure needs in Sub-Saharan Africa cannot be met without sizeable private-sector financing. Anecdotal evidence from a recent IFC study shows improved regulatory frameworks…

Zivanemoyo Chinzara, Sebastien Dessus, Stephan Dreyhaupt |

As climate change diminishes the availability of surface water in Africa, groundwater has emerged as a vital untapped resource. But in the Sahel, a global hotspot for climate change and one of the…

François Bertone, Yeli Mariam Dakoure Sou |

In April 20202, Action Against Hunger published a report presenting a set of measures designed to mitigate the impacts of the upcoming food crisis. The report started with a statement that is…

Stephanie Brunelin, Jonathan Lain |

In this blog, we highlight two projects that leveraged data-driven policymaking processes and simulations.

Kerina Wang, KCP Program Management Unit (KCP PMU) |

Senegal is a country with great potential: it has a young and dynamic population, natural resources, and a strategic location at the western tip of Africa. To harness this potential and unleash…

Meriem Ait Ali Slimane, Laurent Gonnet |

“Digital Senegal for Inclusive Growth: Technological Transformation for Better and More Jobs” presents new data on enterprises and households adopting and using digital technologies. Senegal is…

Mark Dutz, Marcio Cruz, Carlos Rodríguez Castelán |

The challenges of repetition and dropout in primary school: quality early childhood education (ECE) in Senegal

Ibrahima Samba, Abdallah Sow, François Faye, Mamadou Soumbounou, Sidy Bâ, Ablaye DIA |

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

Mathilde Lebrand |

Following his recent travels, World Bank Group President David Malpass shares a short summary of his trip to Senegal and Morocco last week.

David Malpass |

Water is the most essential human need and is critical for development, growth, and resilience. Clean water, safe sanitation, and good hygiene are necessary for achieving positive health outcomes…

David Malpass, Macky Sall |