How can data be used to improve disease outbreak warning, urban planning, air quality, or agricultural production? Seven winning projects, which will receive support from the third round of…

World Bank Data Team |

Editorial credit: alionabirukova / Shutterstock.com Last week, the world came to attention when the famous Hulene dumpsite in Maputo, Mozambique collapsed under heavy rains, killing at least 16…

Silpa Kaza, Lisa Yao |

Globally 2.9 million people died from household air pollution in 2015, caused by cooking over foul, smoky fires from solid fuels such as wood, charcoal, coal, animal dung, and agricultural crop…

Ernesto Sanchez-Triana, Bjorn Klavdy Larsen |

هذه المدونة متوفرة باللغات التالية: English صورة من فيديو لمنجم في الجنوب الأفريقي، إعداد كيلفورد ديريك لم ينل مرض السل القدر الملائم من التقدير لزمن طويل، كما كان يجري التعامل معه بعد فوات الأوان…

Ronald Upenyu Mutasa |

Video still of a mine in southern Africa by Clifford Derrick

Ronald Upenyu Mutasa |

J’étais avec la délégation de la Banque mondiale à la Conférence Habitat III à Quito la semaine dernière, réfléchissant à l’avenir des villes, je devais participer à un panel sur la sécurité…

Francisco Obreque |

ICT services offered by I Got Garbage in Bangalore [[tweetable]]Web platforms, apps, and citizen surveys are changing how solid waste management services are conducted globally[[/tweetable]] and…

Silpa Kaza, Lisa Yao, Claire Markgraf |

Au Bangladesh, le littoral est menacé par le montée des eaux et, à mesure que la mer grignote les côtes, la salinisation des sols progresse inéluctablement. Pour les agriculteurs, cela se traduit…

Sri Mulyani Indrawati |

El agua marina aumenta en las costas de Bangladesh. (i) El suelo contiene mayor cantidad de sal (i) a medida que el mar invade la tierra. Como resultado de ello, los agricultores ven disminuir sus…

Sri Mulyani Indrawati |