G8 countries are discussing climate change this week, and I just came across a cool site from NASA and the California Institute of Technology: a very simple, visual "Climate Time Machine" website that shows changes in som
Checking out Mongabay.com, I came across a very cool application of Google Earth to see the levels of deforestation across the world, including short data sheets per country.
A significant feature of the Bank’s new Governance and Anticorruption (GAC) Strategy (pdf) is the emphasis on mainstreaming the focus on governance work into the sectors, such as health, education, and natural resource management. Governance, which the strategy defines as “the manner in which public off
As I made my way down route 13 last week I wondered how many times I had been to Nam Theun 2 since my first visit in October 2006. I’m certainly not one of the people that go there the most, and yet I could recall at least 20 visits.
The Bank is full of hot passion. Indeed we are expected to fight passionately in our work, and for a small group of us recently the subject of that passion has been tigers. Passion in the World Bank makes for noisy meetings, adrenalin and angst.
|Kids in rural Laos are now exposed to a world their parents didn't imagine at their age. How does this change their expectations for the future?