Governments are under pressure to show their ever more educated and informed citizens that schools, hospitals and other public services are getting better. Traditionally, they have done that by…

Willy McCourt |

A new word has entered the running for buzzword of the moment: “Resilience” seems to appear on every other page and is lauded at events as the focus for all. Indeed, academics, institutions and…

Marc Sadler |

本周,全球食品安全伙伴机制将在开普敦召开第三届年会。本次年会闭幕后,圣诞节假期即将到来,届时人们应会把食品安全问题抛之脑后。不安全食品给人口和整个经济造成了沉重代价,同时也被视为200多种疾病的首要致因。不过,安全食品无需是高档美食,这正是世界银行集团工作的动力所在。能够获得食品并不能保障食品安全。我们日益认识到食品安全如何对人口产生影响,尤其是对贫困人口的生活和生计的影响。…

Juergen Voegele |

تعْقِد الشراكة العالمية من أجل سلامة الغذاء (GFSP) هذا الأسبوع اجتماعها السنوي الثالث (e) في كيب تاون، قبيل موسم العطلات الذي لا تشغل فيه قضايا سلامة الغذاء أذهان كل شخص. ولكنها قضايا ينبغي أن…

Juergen Voegele |

Cette semaine, le Partenariat mondial pour la sécurité sanitaire des aliments tient sa troisième assemblée annuelle (a) au Cap (Afrique du Sud). Cette manifestation, qui se déroule juste avant les…

Juergen Voegele |

Esta semana, la Asociación Mundial por la Seguridad Alimentaria  (i) va a tener su tercera reunión anual en Ciudad del Cabo, justo antes de la temporada de vacaciones, cuando el tema de la…

Juergen Voegele |

This week, the Global Food Safety Partnership will hold its third annual meeting in Cape Town, just ahead of the holiday season when food safety issues are not on everyone’s minds. They should be…

Juergen Voegele |

The past five weeks have given us what may be defining moments on the road to a Paris agreement that will lay a foundation for a future climate regime. On October 23,  European Union leaders…

Xueman Wang |

Photo credit: Roman Kruglov / Flickr As part of our research of urban innovation ecosystems, our team has been working in New York City to identify successful policies to develop sustainable tech…

Victor Mulas, Hallie Applebaum |

From left: Minister Idris Jala, Malaysia; William Dorotinsky, World Bank; Alberto Leyton, World Bank; Melanie Walker, World Bank.   In his recent presentation (video) at the World Bank, Minister…

William Dorotinsky, Joanna Watkins, Paula Suarez |