While the region has made strides in achieving access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), 13% of the population – over 74 million people – still lack access to handwashing facilities, and…

Carmen Nonay, Rajesh Advani |

In 2016, the Government of Jordan, in partnership with the international community, has committed to tackling the challenge of improving the living conditions, prospects and resilience of both…

Meriem Ait Ali Slimane, Fiona Allen, Maha Kattaa, Patrick Daru |

As the region recovers from the economic downturn, it is important that governments make their recovery 'green'.

Lia Sieghart, Martin Heger |

Saudi women have made huge strides over the last few years with increased labor force participation rates and private sector employment. Notwithstanding these gains, the COVID-19 crisis…

Dr. Carole Chartouni, Ekaterina Pankratova |

To date, 61 sub-projects for improving water, education, health, electricity, and roads have been implemented, reaching over 100,000 Iraqis.

René Leon Solano, Mustafa Kadhim |

Amid the dual economic shocks of the COVID-19 pandemic and the collapse in oil prices, digital platforms are becoming even more critical to the region’s economy.

Andreas Blom, Nicole Goldin, Mariam Nusrat |

We can prevent the next climate crisis with our response to this current crisis. One crucial lesson we should learn from the COVID-19 crisis is that prevention is by far superior than any cure can…

Martin Heger, Lia Sieghart |

Supreme Audit Institutions everywhere are facing unique challenges everywhere due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These challenges are amplified in fragile, conflict and violence (FCV) contexts.

Mona El-Chami, David Goldsworthy |

Tamkeen is a longstanding program for development planning in Yemen that encourages social and economic resilience in the face of conflict by assessing a community’s resources—its skills, public…

Abdulelah Taqi |