With lessons learned over its two years of operation, the Gap Fund climate initiative aims to expand its technical assistance to as many as 40 new cities in the upcoming year

Augustin Maria, Giulia Macagno |

This blog is a biweekly feature highlighting recent working papers from around the World Bank Group. It introduces five papers published in August 2022 on various topics, including COVID-19…

Marcelo Buitron, Policy Research Working Paper team |

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

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

Uganda is committed to investing in workforce skills development as part of its objective under the country’s Third National Development Plan to accelerate the acquisition of urgently needed…

Mukami Kariuki, Ruth Charo |

Women’s economic empowerment is key to quickening and strengthening Uganda’s path to inclusive and sustainable economic growth.

Margarita Puerto |

This blog is a biweekly feature highlighting recent working papers from around the World Bank Group that were published in the World Bank’s Policy Research Working Paper Series. It introduces five…

Marcelo Buitron, Policy Research Working Paper team |

Thousands of school-going children in my country deem online education a luxury. So, rather than produce yet another paper covering that, allow me to highlight the impact this pandemic has had on…

Jamie Mirembe Catalina Namayanja |

“We must dare to invent the future.” The Government of Uganda (GoU) is embracing Burkina Faso’s former president Thomas Sankara’s dictum. Even as Uganda remains at the center of Africa’s largest…

Chris Mahony, Barry Maher, Simeon Abel |

The World Bank and the Financial Times are announcing the winners of our fourth annual youth blog competition.

Paul McClure |

Land is the lifeblood of the Ugandan economy. With more than 70% of employment in agriculture, most households in Uganda still rely on land and its economic potential to support livelihoods and…

Qursum Qasim |