Editor's Note: Here at the PPP Blog, our New Year’s resolution is to bring you global perspectives on PPPs – and one way to do this is by introducing you to the PPP professionals who do the…

Nico Saporiti |

Living standards have risen and poverty has fallen considerably across Sub-Saharan Africa since the late 1990s. But are all groups sharing in the gains? In particular, what about Africa’s many…

Dominique van de Walle |

Here at the World Bank, we publish a lot of stories, press releases, blogs, videos, and more each year. We also pay close attention to which ones get read the most. Here are your favorite stories…

Elizabeth Howton |

Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank Over the last couple of years a small team of us have worked on an initiative to incorporate the regular, systematic feedback of citizens into the design and…

Soren Gigler |

In my last post, I mentioned that battle-hardened cognoscenti of the PPP industry never imagined, before the launch of the PPP Knowledge Lab, that they would be able to access all of the PPP-…

Matthew Jordan-Tank |

Halfway through the year, Paula Caballero, Environment and Natural Resources Global Practice Senior Director at the World Bank, wrote that 2015 would be the year the world was going to connect the…

Isabel Saldarriaga |

The thousands of people crossing the European borders in 2015 have attracted considerable media attention. While such an attention is welcomed, we do not hear much about the millions of refugees…

Philip Verwimp, Jean-Francois Maystadt |

​It’s year-end, which is a great time to reflect on 2015 and provide a recap of some of the content that you liked the most. As we all know, social media is a two-way conversation and we enjoyed…

Zubedah Robinson |

End Poverty. Seems impossible, even ridiculous, especially since the goal is to end extreme poverty by 2030, right? But consider the progress that has been made: In 25 years, we've gone from…

Korina Lopez |

Now that we've reached the end of 2015, it's clear this was a year of major milestones, emerging trends, and new beginnings. Among other things, 2015 marked a historic drop in poverty, a…

Donna Barne, Tariq Khokhar |