Today, on the occasion of the World Youth Skills Day , we are pleased to announce the winners of the Blog4Dev 2021 competition.

Hafez Ghanem, Ousmane Diagana |

As documented in our previous blogpost summarizing the findings from round 1 of the Somalia COVID-19 (coronavirus) Follow-Up Enterprise, the pandemic and necessitated public health measures to…

Asta Bareisaite, Gemechu Ayana Aga, Taneem Ahad |

A new World Bank Group paper on conflict-induced internal displacement outlines several recommendations for the institution to further step up its support to internally displaced populations and…

Stefan Emblad, Xavier Devictor, Caroline Bahnson |

In 2020, the economies of Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia together grew by 0.88%, despite the significant downside risks precipitated by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and the…

Deborah Wetzel |

Having endured cyclical crises spanning three decades, Somalia is both a fragile state and a resilient society. For decades, people have been organizing themselves and helping address crises on…

Makiko Watanabe, Olivia D'Aoust |

Turkey is on a path towards a comprehensive, fully accountable system of public financial management which can help ensure that public resources are used strategically, efficiently and effectively…

Seda Aroymak, Zeynep Lalik |

Learn how the World Bank is supporting countries to design sustainable vaccine storage and delivery systems.

Tamer Samah Rabie, Stephen Dorey, Martina Bosi, Rahul Srinivasan, Carolina Monsalve, Sarah Bashford Lynagh |

For the world’s poorest people, COVID-19 has brought an unparalleled social and economic shock. And for those living in countries affected by fragility and conflict, the challenge is compounded.…

Samuel Munzele Maimbo, Stefan Emblad |

We need to act before food emergencies turn into full-blown famines.

Mark Lowcock, Axel van Trotsenburg |

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and the associated health measures taken to contain its spread have jolted the global economy, forcing many businesses to close and retrench employees. But what…

Asta Bareisaite, Gemechu Ayana Aga, Taneem Ahad |