Food-import bills are surging fastest for poor countries that are already in debt distress. The danger of an overlapping food and debt crisis is greatest those at high risk of debt distress or…

Marcello Estevão |

Understanding and carefully studying the conditions under which host communities are successful at integrating people who have been forced to flee their home is critical for the international…

Louise Cord, Audrey Sacks, Stephen Winkler |

Reforming energy subsidies requires a comprehensive approach. A practical toolkit outlining key steps and success factors of reform can help.

Defne Gencer, Joeri de Wit |

Technology is the heart of the post-COVID-19 era; it keeps people connected to each other and to opportunities despite the social distance hurdle imposed by COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Aisha MohammedElhassan Hamid |

Sudan faces a difficult yet familiar predicament: How do you use scarce resources and improve human livelihoods at the same time?

Noosha Tayebi |

In Sudan, poverty continues to rise and is further fueled by widespread unemployment, particularly among women and young people. In a country characterized by its very young population.

Alvin Etang Ndip, Jonna Lundwall, Eiman Osman, Jennifer Wistrand |

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 |

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 |

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 |

Temperatures in the Sahel are increasing 1.5 times faster than the global average, and around 80 percent of the farmland has lost some degree of its natural productivity. Together, these factors…

Simeon Ehui, Maria Sarraf |