As Covid 19 ravaged the world, a new pandemic began to rise. One that had been brewing for ages but was taken out of the pot by Covid 19, education. However, unlike Covid-19 it targeted a specific…

Vimbai Zisengwe |

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

Paul McClure |

Rising debt and record-high commodity prices are tempting many developing countries to pledge their natural resources to secure the financing they so urgently need. They should tread carefully: a…

Marcello Estevão, Diego Rivetti, David Mihalyi |

In Zimbabwe, the World Bank is the single largest donor response to Cyclone Idai recovery. Through a multi-faceted approach, the Bank is assisting affected communities to restore livelihoods,…

Marjorie Mpundu |

The Global Center on Adaptation and the African Development Bank have put infrastructure at the heart of their agenda to help African countries galvanize climate resilient actions. Resources and…

Patrick Verkooijen |

On October 17 each year, the world marks the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, colloquially known as End Poverty Day.

Idah Z. Pswarayi-Riddihough |

Zimbabwe, just like many African countries, has been adversely affected by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Reduced economic activity due to business closures, restricted travel, and lower…

Juliana Makonise |

Zimbabwe is on a path to strengthening transparency in how it manages public finances and delivers results for citizens

Adrienne Shall, Edwin Farai Vela-Moyo, Stella Ilieva, Marko Kwaramba, Cheryl Khuphe |

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 |

From public transit quality to land use patterns, there are many factors that may impact people's ability to access essential services like healthcare or education. A new World Bank study…

Aiga Stokenberga, Karla Dominguez Gonzalez |