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 |

The World Bank has been working on Disaster Risk Managment with Guatemala’s national and local authorities and agencies since 2006.

Barbara Minguez Garcia, Rodrigo Donoso Arias |

El Banco Mundial ha estado trabajando en gestión de riesgo de desastres con autoridades y agencias gubernamentales a nivel nacional y local desde 2006.

Barbara Minguez Garcia, Rodrigo Donoso Arias |

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 |

Map Action facilitates the establishment of a list of these shortcomings and helps the authorities find solutions. Photo: Habibatou Gologo/ World Bank Compared to Dakar, from where I traveled to…

Habibatou Gologo |

Map Action permet de répertorier ces dysfonctionnements et d’aider les autorités à trouver des solutions. Photo: Habibatou Gologo/Banque mondiale Vu de Dakar d’où j’ai débarqué pour mon travail à…

Habibatou Gologo |

Houses under construction. © John Hogg/World Bank [[tweetable]]Affordable housing is a major challenge across West Africa, where fewer than 7 percent of households can afford to buy their own home…

Martin Spicer |

Photo: The World Bank Many people traveling to Nepal choose the Himalayas as their primary destination. After landing in the capital city of Kathmandu, most adrenaline junkies and nature lovers…

Marisa Garcia Lozano |