The Middle East and North African countries cannot wait until the end of the pandemic to begin rebuilding the post-COVID region.
Engaging in multiple ways to promote local economic development.
The COVID-19 pandemic has fueled the need for digital skills, therefore education and training need to become more affordable, relevant, context-vigilant and inclusive. There are five elements to…
In the MENA region, the demand for broadband services and data has increased significantly during the pandemic.
As the region recovers from the economic downturn, it is important that governments make their recovery 'green'.
The World Bank remains focused on helping to translate global commitments into tangible actions at the country level.
Today, the world is seeing an unprecedented freeze on work and production, a repercussion of the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the measures taken to confine it.
The global locust crisis is forcing governments to fight on two fronts.
If there is a single lesson to draw from the pandemic, it is that transparency in public information can save lives and improve economic outcomes, by enhancing societal trust in the state.
Human solidarity is the most powerful defense against human suffering. Across the region, we are seeing scores of stories of people uniting, any way they can, to alleviate the health and economic…