On this rainy morning in January 2020, I am delighted to join my colleagues from the World Bank office in Madagascar—all of us wearing raincoats and carrying shovels, ready to plant 1,000 plants…

Erik Reed |

Imperméables sur le dos et pelles entre les mains, je suis ravi de retrouver mes collègues du bureau de la Banque mondiale à Madagascar ce matin pluvieux de janvier 2020 pour planter 1000 plants…

Erik Reed |

Over the last five years, an extensive coalition of development partners has been working under the Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety to make roads safer in 10 cities…

Alina Florentina Burlacu, Dipan Bose, Juan Miguel Velásquez, Dr. Soames Job, BA (Honours 1), PhD, GAICD, FACRS, Noor Ibrahim Mohamed |

بينما نقترب من المنتدى الحضري العالمي العاشر الذي يعقد في أبو ظبي الأسبوع القادم، ننظر إلى المدن كمعاقل أكيدة للاحتواء. بيد أنها يمكن أن تكون أيضا أماكن للإقصاء إذا لم تخضع لإدارة جيدة. ونحن…

مايتري بورديا داس, سابينا آنا إيسبينوزا |

As we head over to the World Urban Forum 10 (WUF10) in Abu Dhabi next week, we reflect on the fact that cities and towns are at once bastions of inclusion and sites of exclusion. And we ask - what…

Maitreyi Bordia Das, Sabina Anne Espinoza |

Alors que l’on accorde une attention considérable à la croissance urbaine en Afrique et aux progrès en matière d’offre de services publics, on sait aussi que de nombreux territoires restent à la…

Maitreyi Bordia Das, Sabina Anne Espinoza |

What is the impact of transport projects on income, jobs, economic growth, and other key development outcomes? An ongoing World Bank program seeks to answer this question as thoroughly as possible…

Nancy Vandycke, Javier Morales Sarriera |

Taji, a young boy in Nairobi, Kenya, sits outside his flooded classroom. School’s out, but not by choice. Cycles of floods and droughts have hit major African cities like Nairobi.

Zirra Banu |

From Canada to Kenya, nearly every country struggles to provide housing for all its residents. It’s a goal that has become a moving target: Migration – both rural-to-urban and cross-border – is…

Luis Triveno, Olivia Nielsen |