In the face of COVID-19, Somalia's education system has been scrambling to transition to online learning. The situation has created many challenges, but also a few unexpected opportunities.…

Roku Fukui, Abdullahi Bihi Hussein |

As countries grapple with the impact of COVID-19, policy makers are seeking effective, balanced solutions to address both public health and economic recovery challenges.

Mari Elka Pangestu |

Ensuring better integration of refugees into host communities and longer-term investments in both refugees and their hosts.

Axel van Trotsenburg |

Three measures to ensure no one is left behind by this pandemic.

Michal Rutkowski |

The global locust crisis is forcing governments to fight on two fronts.

Holger Kray, Shobha Shetty |

A summary of the important steps the World Bank Group has taken in response to COVID-19.

David Malpass |

In developing countries, governments with few resources are trying to figure out how to raise living standards and lift people out of poverty, while at the same time reducing emissions and…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

The World Bank Group’s Identification for Development (ID4D) Initiative recently released a consultation draft of the ID4D Practitioner’s Guide for public comments throughout June.

Julia Clark, Vyjayanti T Desai, Jonathan Marskell |

© ThickStock.com/Getty Images The first green bond issued by the World Bank 10 years ago created the blueprint for today’s US$500+ billion labeled bond market. This blog post looks at how green…

Heike Reichelt |