The world is urbanizing at an unprecedented speed and scale, with more than half the global population living in cities today… rising to nearly 7 out of 10 people in cities by 2050.

Sameh Wahba |

South Asia is home to some of the world’s countries most vulnerable to climate change. In the past decade alone, nearly 700 million people—half of the region’s population—were affected by one or…

Ditte Fallesen, Haris Khan, Ahsan Tehsin, Atishay Abbhi |

As heatwaves intensify, life for many South Asians will change. While this change may not be fully reversible, with appropriate policy and action, it can be managed to ease its impact.

Muthukumara Mani, Gulrez Shah Azhar |

日本政府と防災グローバル・ファシリティの支援を得て、災害の根本原因の分析と地域社会の強靭性向上に関する研修を、世界銀行とそのパートナーが80名以上のアフガニスタンの技術者と政策立案者に提供しました。

Julian Palma, Ditte Fallesen |

With support from the Government of Japan and the Global Facility for Disaster Risk Reduction, the World Bank and its partners have trained more than 80 Afghan engineers and policymakers in…

Julian Palma, Ditte Fallesen |

يرى البعض أن الذكاء الاصطناعي تعبير يشوبه الغموض يُطلِق العنان لأفكار عن الروبوتات والحواسيب العملاقة، لكن الحقيقة هي أن خوارزميات التعلُّم الآلي وتطبيقاته – وإن كانت قد تنطوي على تعقيدات حسابية…

Giuseppe Molinario, Vivien Deparday |

To some, artificial intelligence is a mysterious term that sparks thoughts of robots and supercomputers. But the truth is machine learning algorithms and their applications, while potentially…

Giuseppe Molinario, Vivien Deparday |