This week in Doha, the marble corridors of the Qatar National Convention Center resonate with voices from around the world. Over half way through the UN Climate Change Conference, as ministers…

Rachel Kyte |

Poor households in developing countries face large and varied risks. Many agriculture-dependent households, for example, are at risk of drought- or flood-induced crop failures or livestock deaths…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

También disponible en English El vice-presidente del Banco Mundial para América Latina y el Caribe, Hasan Tuluy, está en México para la toma de posesión del nuevo gobierno. En este video blog,…

Hasan Tuluy |

Also available in español The  World Bank Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean, Hasan Tuluy, is in Mexico for the inauguration of the new government. In this video blog, Tuluy…

Hasan Tuluy |

        During our research for a report on climate change in the Arab world which will be released in Doha next week, I travelled the region extensively. I met a number of people struggling…

Dorte Verner |

In Malaysia, over half of all HIV infections are transmitted through sharing contaminated needles and syringes. To combat the spread of the epidemic, the government in 2006 spearheaded 'harm…

Sutayut Osornprasop |

Como si de un brote primaveral se tratara, miles de trabajadores latinoamericanos se están subiendo a sus bicicletas para ir a sus puestos de trabajo. Esta estampa, tradicionalmente asociada a…

Robert Valls, Carolina Marcela Crerar |

Also available in English and Portuguese Se preguntarán si aquellas escenas de la película “2012” no son una exageración después de todo, ¿verdad? En la superproducción de Hollywood, imágenes…

Erick Fernandes |

On Nov. 7, 2012, a motorboat carrying 110 illegal immigrants heading for Malaysia capsized in the Bay of Bengal close to Bangladesh’s southeastern border with Myanmar. This tragedy came less than…

Zahid Hussain |