© Center for Conservation and Research, Sri Lanka The members of the community in the Bulugolla village in Sri Lanka breathed a sigh of relief. It was the month of October and the rice harvest had…

Hasita Bhammar |

For many Pacific Island countries, natural disasters such as cyclones and tsunamis, are an all-too common occurrence. Out of the top 15 most at-risk countries for natural disasters globally, four…

Michael Bonte-Grapentin, Patrick Meier, Keiko Saito |

This blog post was co-authored by Franz Drees-Gross, Director, Transport and ICT Global Practice, and Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Senior Director, Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice.…

Franz Drees-Gross, Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez |

Les villes sont des chantiers permanents et, pour des organisations comme la Banque mondiale, ce sont des creusets de développement essentiels qui contribuent à sortir les populations de la…

Mario Trubiano, Pabsy Pabalan |

© مشروع أسام هاثي في أقصى الظروف الطبيعية، لا يستطيع الإنسان أن يعيش بدون هواء أكثر من ثلاث دقائق، وبدون مياه أكثر من ثلاثة أيام، وبدون طعام أكثر من ثلاثة أسابيع. ولدعم سكان العالم الذين ارتفع…

Claudia Sobrevila, Hasita Bhammar |

© Assam Haathi Project  In extreme conditions, a human can survive three minutes without air, three days without water, and three weeks without food. To support a global population that has grown…

Claudia Sobrevila, Hasita Bhammar |

© Assam Haathi Project  Dans des conditions extrêmes, un être humain peut survivre trois minutes sans air, trois jours sans eau et trois semaines sans nourriture. Pour répondre aux besoins des 7,…

Claudia Sobrevila, Hasita Bhammar |

© Assam Haathi Project  En condiciones extremas, un ser humano puede sobrevivir tres minutos sin aire, tres días sin agua y tres semanas sin alimento. Para apoyar a una población mundial de 7500 …

Claudia Sobrevila, Hasita Bhammar |

Much work remains to be done to ensure reliable electricity access for Africa's citizens. A number of complications are making it difficult to achieve this UN Sustainable Development Goal.…

Charles Feinstein |

El Niño is back and may be stronger than ever.   A wooden boat is seen stranded on the dry cracked riverbed of the Dawuhan Dam during drought season in Madiun, Indonesia's East Java province…

Axel van Trotsenburg |