One objective of fiscal policy is to stabilize a country’s macroeconomic environment. Countercyclical fiscal measures intend to offset the effects of the economic cycle on a country’s economy. For…

Jose Luis Diaz Sanchez, Joana Monteiro da Mota |

The Republic of Congo launched the vaccination campaign against COVID-19 on March 25, 2021, intending to vaccinate 60% of the population using all available vaccines (Sinopharm, Sputnik V, Sputnik…

Mervy Ever Viboudoulou Vilpoux, Yele Batana, Aubain Lepassa-Litedi, Lombe Kasonde, Melat Assefa |

Discover how the World Bank is helping countries make climate action more gender inclusive.

Bernice Van Bronkhorst |

With the easing of curfew restrictions that were imposed almost two years ago to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus, since the start of the year life has been returning to some semblance of…

Abdoulaye Seck |

In Africa, 40 PPP collaborative management partnerships have been established in 15 countries to increase funding and improve management and benefits in protected areas. A CMP toolkit is a…

Kathleen H. Fitzgerald, David Maleki |

Today, on the occasion of the World Youth Skills Day , we are pleased to announce the winners of the Blog4Dev 2021 competition.

Hafez Ghanem, Ousmane Diagana |

When we launched Open Cities activities in Brazzaville, Congo, in 2019, our main objective was to help the municipalities of Brazzaville and Pointe-Noire design tools to mitigate floods and…

Dina Ranarifidy, Tamilwai Kolowa |

Sub-Saharan Africa has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world and the Republic
of Congo is no exception. Currently, it is of vital importance to work toward a reduction of…

Exaucée Wonga |

On March 28, the Republic of Congo's government took some radical measures to limit the spread of the new COVID-19 (coronavirus), including the closure of primary, secondary, tertiary, and…

Amour-Freddy Bilombo Bazedimba |

Sub-Saharan Africa has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. Nearly four in 10 girls marry each year before their 18th birthday, many of them becoming mothers at a young age.…

Hafez Ghanem |