As the world strives to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of trade will be more critical than ever to growth, job creation and poverty reduction.

Caroline Freund, Carolina Sánchez-Páramo |

Since moving to Southern Africa in 2019, I have had the great privilege of meeting many impressive women working in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related fields.

Marie Francoise Marie-Nelly |

We face a crisis of citizen trust in governance today. Prior to the pandemic, citizens trust in governments had already plummeted to an all-time low, according to the Edelman Barometer. In far too…

Sanjay Pradhan |

About 7 million young people, could not access their education for several months in 2020 during #COVID-19 closures. Connecting Africa’s universities to affordable, high-speed broadband internet…

Sajitha Bashir |

Instead of returning to the status quo, what if we used COVID as an opportunity to reimagine transport and build a more resilient, more sustainable future?

Jennifer Okaima Piette, Yoomin Lee |

Building on data and extensive analytical work, the Sustainable Mobility for All initiative (SuM4All) is working with countries to transform their transport systems and create a better future.

Nancy Vandycke, Marcela Silva |

An experiment in South Africa taught firms that labor law is not as bad as they think it is, leading to an impressive increase in employment over the next 6 months.

David McKenzie |

Concentrated solar power (CSP) plants put South Africa at the forefront of modern solar technology.

Nicoletta Forlano |

Public procurement can be used as a public administration tool not only to purchase the needed goods and services, but also, and in a more broader angle, as a vehicle for poverty alleviation and…

Nazaneen Ismail Ali |

Even before COVID-19 hit South Africa, as the first black, female-owned company in the transport safety industry, we have been no stranger to business challenges.

Keabetswe Mmolawa |