Construction workers from Egypt are building stronger river banks along the Nile river to protect it from erosion. Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank Summer is a time for reflection, for taking…

Nicholas Charles Lord |

C’est le ramadan et, sur les chaînes de télévision arabes, l’heure est aux séries, feuilletons, émissions de cuisine et autres jeux grand public. Parmi cette offre foisonnante de programmes, il y…

Bassam Sebti |

لأول مرة في التاريخ ينخفض عدد من يعيشون في فقر مدقع إلى أقل من 10 في المائة. ولم يكن العالم مطلقا طموحا بشأن التنمية كما هو اليوم. وبعد اعتماد أهداف التنمية المستدامة وتوقيع اتفاق باريس للمناخ في…

سري مولياني إندراواتي |

For the first time in history, the number of people living in extreme poverty has fallen below 10%. The world has never been as ambitious about development as it is today. After adopting the…

Sri Mulyani Indrawati |

图片:全球环境基金/Flickr 垃圾的产生、收集和处理,是21世纪的一大全球性挑战。垃圾回收可以通过减少温室气体排放推动环境可持续发展,并通过提供原材料和包装材料刺激经济发展。 拾荒者是废品回收行业回收垃圾的主角。在世界各地,大量来自低收入和弱势社区的人们谋生的方式是收集和分拣垃圾,然后通过中介将回收的垃圾卖给废品回收行业。拾荒者眼里的纸张、纸板、玻璃和金属,在他人看来就是废品或垃圾。…

Martha Chen, Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez |

Photo: Global Environment Facility/Flickr Waste – its generation, collection, and disposal – is a major global challenge of the 21st century. Recycling waste drives environmental sustainability by…

Martha Chen, Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez |

Ghana’s economy has grown consistently over the past three decades, however, inadequate job creation, the depth of poverty, and widening income inequality, remain major challenges. The inability…

William Baah-Boateng |

Despite being one of the richest countries in Africa, South Africa is characterized by a low labor force participation (LFP) and very high unemployment rates. Excluding the unemployed who are not…

Chijioke O. Nwosu |

  I have vivid memories of my first trip to Ghana. It was in July 2006 and I was in the country to do a research on Ghanaian farmers. It was in Accra, where I watched my team, Italy, win the FIFA…

Vasco Molini, Pierella Paci |