By 2050, waste generation is projected to increase by 70 percent and drastically outpace population growth by more than double. Managing all that waste is becoming an important agenda for many…

Sameh Wahba, Frank Van Woerden, Kremena M. Ionkova |

کیپشن فارم سے انگلیوں تک- " اپنے گاؤں میں ایک نئی قسم کی کاشتکاری دیکھ کر بچے اپنے تجسس کا اظہار کررہے ہیں اور باہمی طورپر بہت پُرجوش نظر آرہے ہیں" مقام: کوٹھی، اوڑیسہ، بھارت فوٹو کریڈٹ…

Pawan Patil |

Across South Asia, four known species of indigenous, fully mature,  small food-fish – now dubbed ‘NutriFish’ have nutritional and health benefits for pregnant and lactating women and young…

Pawan Patil |

View of Bamyan city, Bamyan Province. Photo Credit: Rumi Consultancy​/ World Bank When people think of Afghanistan, what comes to their minds are images of decades of war and insecurity. True,…

Mohammad Tahir Zuhair |

Energy commodity prices plunged more than 15 percent in November, led by oil (-19 percent) and coal (-7 percent), the World Bank’s Pink Sheet reported.Non-energy prices declined by 1 percent, due…

John Baffes, Maria Hazel Macadangdang |

As COP24 in Poland reaches its mid-point, it is becoming distressingly obvious that reaching the Paris Agreement goal of limiting global warming to well below 2 degrees Centigrade will be…

Greg Browder |

Indian farmers showing off former wasteland that now produces crops. India's agriculture is highly vulnerable to climate threats. Reclaiming and bringing into production some of India’s…

Abel Lufafa |

The authentic travel experience should be a boon for Africa, but its missing the mark. Since 2016, tourism market trends have shifted away from “get-a-way” travel to traveling for ‘authentic’…

Hermione Nevill |

This blog is the eighth in a series of ten blogs on commodity market developments, elaborating on themes discussed in the latest edition of the World Bank’s Commodity Markets Outlook. Earlier…

Wee Chian Koh, Peter Nagle |

Two of the main post-harvest concerns that many small holders in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) face are: Maintaining the quantity and quality of staple grains throughout the year.  Managing the…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |