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.
As one of the most fertile regions in the world, the Mekong Delta produces half of Vietnam’s rice, 70% of its aquaculture, and one-third of its GDP. At the same time, the low-lying delta is one of…
It is time for a come-back of Krugman’s theory.
Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg reflects on a recent trip to Vietnam.
The start of this new school year was quite special. It took place two days after the first round of the second presidential elections being held in Tunisia since the 2011 Jasmine Revolution.
Greenhouse gas emission from transport have been quickly growing in Vietnam. At the same time, transport infrastructure is particularly vulnerable to climate risk. To address these challenges, the…
Protecting ASEAN’s impressive gains over the past two decades will require prioritizing investments in people – that is, human capital.
As we look back at the four years spent in the Maghreb and Malta, as Country Director Marie Francoise-Nelly would like to share some reflections on her work there with the World Bank.
While Vietnam’s Human Capital Index is at 0.67 – exceeding the upper-middle-income average – such indexes for ethnic minorities groups are consistently lower.