Urban Planning in Turkey

Instead of planning new megaprojects, Istanbul’s new administration vows to improve the quality of life and to include its inhabitants in the decision-making process of urban redesign.

Urban Planning in Turkey
Rural-Tourism in Northern Morocco

Can rural tourism in northern Morocco thrive among the fields of marijuana? 

Taking chances
Bottom-up Development

Access to basic supplies remains a crucial issue for millions. Social entrepreneurs from around the world aim to tackle these difficulties and find creative solutions.

Men repair a bridge near Mosul, Iraq.
The World Bank's Strategy After the Arab Spring

Despite optimism for quick transitions after the so-called Arab Spring, the reality has been regional conflicts and stalled reforms. Janmejay Singh explains how peace and stability in the MENA have become the main focus for the World Bank.