Over the past 30 years, an increase in the price and production of cocoa, gold, and oil helped transform Ghana: real GDP growth quadrupled, extreme poverty dropped by half, and in 2011, Ghana…

Sanjay Srivastava, Agata Ewa Pawlowska |

This week, the World Bank’s President and Vice President for Human Development weigh in on COVID-19’s impact on the institution’s health operations and goals.

Priyanka Ripley |

This week's links include plenty of advice and examples of finding jobs in development outside of Academia, some upcoming conference presentations, and more...

David McKenzie |

Through their renewed road safety partnership, the World Bank and Bloomberg Philanthropies aim to save an additional 600,000 lives on the road, and prevent up to 22 million injuries.

Giannina Raffo, Alina Florentina Burlacu, Monjurul Hoque Mohammod Arif Uddin, Juan Miguel Velásquez |

Sanitation is a major concern in rural areas of the Nile Delta. The Sustainable Rural Sanitation Services program operates in coordination with six water and sanitation companies in the Nile delta…

Carmen Nonay, Rajesh Balasubramanian, Heba Ahmed, Elena Gagieva-Petrova |

We looked at whether a country-specific methodology could effectively screen for green recovery measures that respond to immediate needs while also building resilience.

Theodoros Zachariadis, Nestor Fylaktos, Elias Giannakis, Constantinos Taliotis, Marios Karmellos, Mark Howells, Will Blyth, Stéphane Hallegatte |

How can families navigate issues like child custody, divorce, or domestic violence amid current restrictions? Women, Business and the Law set out to answer this question as part of the launch of…

Nisha Arekapudi |

While Nepal's mountainous terrain offers prospects for tourism, landslides pose a significant challenge to communities.

Faris Hadad-Zervos, John Roome |

When building a road, there is an incorrect assumption that all users equally benefit from it. A World Bank’s local roads project in North Macedonia is piloting the inclusion of intersectionality…

Nato Kurshitashvili, Karla Gonzalez Carvajal, Svetlana Vukanovic |

Over 90 percent of deaths in Armenia result from chronic illnesses. These conditions require multiple healthcare providers to support lifestyle changes, treatment compliance, and complication…

Adanna Chukwuma, Estelle Gong, Emma Ghazaryan, Hratchia Lylozian |