A massive storm system brought historic flooding across South Eastern Europe in 2014, causing more than $2 billion in damages in Bosnia and Herzegovina and shrinking Serbia’s economy by nearly a...

Daniel Werner Kull, Michael Staudinger |

] As in most other regions, trucks reign supreme on freight transport across the Western Balkans, a region that encompasses six countries including: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, FYR...

Romain Pison |

Ecuador is paying more and more attention to data collection and disaster risk management across sectors​. The Cruz-Castro Family searching for their belongings after the 2016 earthquake in...

Diana Rubiano |

Ecuador reconoce la importancia de la información y el compromiso de todos los sectores.   Familia Cruz-Castro tratando de rescatar sus enseres, en una de las casas derruidas luego del terremoto...

Diana Rubiano |

We’re pleased to announce support for 12 projects which seek to improve the way development data are produced, managed, and used. They bring together diverse teams of collaborators from around the...

World Bank Data Team |

Nous avons le plaisir de dévoiler les 12 projets retenus pour soutenir l’amélioration de la production, la gestion et l’utilisation des données sur le développement. Portés par des équipes...

L'équipe d'analyse de données |

In Mali, residents of Timbuktu take part in the maintenance of the Djingareyber Mosque, a World Heritage Site, applying traditional repair techniques. (Tiecoura Ndaou / UN Photo) Imagine a city...

Sameh Wahba, Barbara Minguez Garcia |

Across the Europe and Central Asia region today, policymakers are confronted daily with a wide range of development challenges and decisions, but the potential impacts of adverse natural events...

Alanna Simpson, Joaquin Toro |

[[tweetable]]What are some of the key issues that will shape global development in 2017?[[/tweetable]] About this series More blog posts ​From addressing the forced displacement crisis to helping...

Andy Shuai Liu |