In Africa, 40 PPP collaborative management partnerships have been established in 15 countries to increase funding and improve management and benefits in protected areas. A CMP toolkit is a…

Kathleen H. Fitzgerald, David Maleki |

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 |

When we launched Open Cities activities in Brazzaville, Congo, in 2019, our main objective was to help the municipalities of Brazzaville and Pointe-Noire design tools to mitigate floods and…

Dina Ranarifidy, Tamilwai Kolowa |

Sub-Saharan Africa has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world and the Republic
of Congo is no exception. Currently, it is of vital importance to work toward a reduction of…

Exaucée Wonga |

On March 28, the Republic of Congo's government took some radical measures to limit the spread of the new COVID-19 (coronavirus), including the closure of primary, secondary, tertiary, and…

Amour-Freddy Bilombo Bazedimba |

Sub-Saharan Africa has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. Nearly four in 10 girls marry each year before their 18th birthday, many of them becoming mothers at a young age.…

Hafez Ghanem |

It’s 2050 and a few months ago, our country, Congo Brazzaville, took a giant step along the path to its development and regional integration. Together with our neighbor Congo Kinshasa, we…

Amour-Freddy Bilombo Bazedimba |

Last October, I participated in End Poverty Day (EPD)  from the Zambia Country Office, where I had the opportunity to exchange with a host of young brilliant minds from Zambia and around the…

Hafez Ghanem |

On Wednesday, November 14, we joined more than 170 volunteers at the World Bank’s Washington, D.C. headquarters to draw little red boxes on a map of Alajo—a small town in the coastal metropolis of…

Lorenzo Piccio, David Charles Tucker |

When I was based in the field, I often noticed that many of the journalists working in Africa had not been specifically trained to report on development-related matters, which at times hobbled…

Haleh Bridi |