[[tweetable]]​In 2018, the themes of climate change, disruptive technology, and human capital were not only priorities for the World Bank Group, but for governments, private companies, and…

Zubedah Robinson, Mario Trubiano |

Last month, I attended the International Family Planning Conference in Kigali, Rwanda, where policymakers from across the world gathered to strategize about ways to achieve a demographic dividend—…

Annette Dixon |

In the Africa Chief Economist’s Office, we seek to generate knowledge on key development issues around the continent. We also host the Gender Innovation Lab, which – as the name suggests –…

David Evans |

  Photo courtesy of Jessica DuVernay This blog first appeared on Medium,  Financing the Health Systems of the Future: A Proposed Framework for Including Non-Communicable Diseases A series of…

Arin Dutta, Caroline Ly |

Reform leaders who are persuaded by the need to invest in human capital face the challenge of getting thousands of state personnel, who staff myriad government agencies, to deliver. The…

Stuti Khemani |

With the creation of the World Bank’s Human Capital project and launch of the Human Capital Index in October 2018 it is fitting for social accountability practitioners to ask how countries would…

Jeff Thindwa |

Students at the Zanaki Primary School in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. © Sarah Farhat/World Bank Whew, it’s out! On October 11, 2018, the World Bank Group released its inaugural Human Capital Index (…

Jason Weaver |

From left to right: World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim; Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau; Neeti Bhalla, Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer for Liberty Mutual…

Helen Martin, Morten Lykke Lauridsen |

Across South Asia, four known species of indigenous, fully mature,  small food-fish – now dubbed ‘NutriFish’ have nutritional and health benefits for pregnant and lactating women and young…

Pawan Patil |

Globally, over one-third of women report having experienced some form of physical or sexual violence. Many cases of violence, such as domestic abuse and rape, are underreported, so the true…

Sameera Al Tuwaijri, Seemeen Saadat |