Open defecation is the practice of people defecating outside, such as in street gutters, behind bushes or into open bodies of water. Between 2000 and 2017, the world nearly...

Haruna Kashiwase |

Only three weeks after my arrival in South Africa, the country that is to be my home for the next three years, my team and I are in Tembisa, a township east of Johannesburg. Tembisa, where nearly…

Marie Francoise Marie-Nelly |

Secure land rights play a key role in addressing the climate crisis. Yet billions of peoples’ rights to the lands and resources they live on and manage are unrecognized.

Wael Zakout, Andy White |

I witnessed how in a melding of the old and new, the World Bank is working with the Indonesian government to deliver better basic services through the convergence of three elements: the tradition…

Benoît Bosquet |

Indonesia has emerged as a force to be reckoned with, growing to be the fourth most populous country in the world and more than halving poverty from the turn of the century until today. However,…

Juul Pinxten, Steisianasari Mileiva |

Negara Indonesia telah muncul sebagai kekuatan besar, tumbuh menjadi negara dengan penduduk terbesar keempat di dunia dan lebih dari separuh angka kemiskinan telah dikurangi sejak pergantian abad…

Juul Pinxten, Steisianasari Mileiva |

خلال الصيف الثالث الذي أقضيه في تونس، كان هناك عدد غير عادي من المظاهرات الكبرى في جميع أنحاء البلاد. وهذا الأمر غير عادي لأن النشاط المدني يتراجع عادة في أشهر الصيف الحارة.

توني فيرهيجن, Carolina Dominguez Torres |

While this summer was not the first time Tunisians faced significant water shortages, it was the first time it happened in a year of abundant rainfall.

Antonius Verheijen, Carolina Dominguez Torres |

Ce n’est pas la première fois que les Tunisiens se retrouvent confrontés à de graves pénuries d’eau. Mais c’est la première fois que cela arrive pendant une année à pluviométrie favorable.

Antonius Verheijen, Carolina Dominguez Torres |

New World Bank report titled “Time to ACT: Realizing Indonesia’s Urban Potential” explores Indonesia’s urbanization in terms of prosperity, inclusiveness, and livability. It introduces a new…

Frederico Gil Sander, Mark Roberts, Sailesh Tiwari |