How can we – quickly – help students (and teachers) get online, and stay online?
A summary of the important steps the World Bank Group has taken in response to COVID-19.
Haiti is one of the most deforested countries in the world, and hazards such as heavy rains devastate crops and livelihoods with a more challenging, longer road to recovery.
Profiles of women reformers making it easier to do business around the world
In recognition of International Women’s Day, we highlight the accomplishments of five leaders who have delivered much needed regulatory reforms benefiting entrepreneurs.
this post looks at information transmission across networks. women have worse networks and information degrades faster along them. moreover who you choose matters for the gender impacts - more…
The Sahel Region is a priority for the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank’s fund for the world’s poorest countries.
Many countries of the former Soviet Union rank highly in the Human Capital Index, thanks largely to long-term investment in education and health services.
Across Africa and the Sahel, young people are taking up the mantle to develop products and services that meet the needs of their community, from access to energy to healthcare to food security. I…
Conflict and instability have hampered the Central African Republic's economic growth, but there is hope. The Central African Republic, the second poorest country in the world, is struggling…