[Put together the puzzle pieces to reveal the picture. Scroll down to #9 for hints.]   [[tweetable]]If the world in 2017 were a jigsaw puzzle, what memorable pieces would you choose to make up the…

Andy Shuai Liu, Lois Goh |

Photo: Michiel van Nimwegen | Flickr Creative Commons Just ahead of this year’s anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004, I visited the Tsunami Honganji Vihara site in Sri Lanka where…

David Baxter |

Since the presentation of the World Bank’s first Africa Climate Business Plan at the COP 21 in Paris in 2015 and the Transport Chapter in Marrakech in 2016, a lot of progress has been made on…

Tara Shirvani, Andrew Losos, Shomik Mehndiratta |

Around 250 million migrants currently live outside their countries of birth, making up approximately 3.5 percent of the world population. Despite the widespread perception of a global migration…

Caglar Ozden |

India’s commitment to sustainable development is clearly demonstrated through its innovative and progressive forest policies. The Government’s policy of incentivising state governments to improve…

Siddhanta Das |

Also available in: العربية | Español | Français  Photo credit: Mohamed Azakir / World Bank The Syrian conflict has reached the grim milestone of becoming the largest displacement crisis since…

Axel Baeumler, Phoram Shah, Julie Biau |

1755 tarihli Lizbon depreminin ardından Saint Paul Kilisesi’nin kalıntıları. (Fotoğraf: Wikimedia Commons)

David Sislen, Alanna Simpson, Yann Kerblat |

版本: English 中国江西——2017年7月1日:地处中国东部的九江遭遇暴雨袭击,城区多处积水严重,不少车辆被淹,市民们冒险趟过被淹道路。图片: humphery/Shutterstock.com. 目前,城市居民总数首次超过了农村居民总数。虽然城市有助于创造更美好未来,但现实是很多城市却难以不负众望。通常,城市缺乏向其居民提供哪怕是最基本服务所需的资源,…

Carina Lakovits |

One in eight people worldwide still go to bed hungry every night, and the increased severity of natural disasters like droughts only exacerbates this situation. Humanitarian agencies and…

Erwin Knippenberg |

The State of Uttarakhand is endowed with vast natural resources, and is one of the most frequented pilgrimage and tourist destinations in India. However, the State also has a very fragile terrain…

Hyunjee Oh |