The World Bank’s fund for the poorest countries, IDA has been a reliable partner in South Asia for more than six decades and contributed to a sharp decline in poverty in the region. Yet, for…

Hartwig Schafer |

The experience of Bangladesh is a microcosm of the larger trend in global extreme poverty. Several countries at various levels of development have shown in the last few decades that it is possible…

Carolina Sánchez-Páramo |

Around 40 percent of the world’s stunted children live in South Asia, yet public policy and financing to address it has been insufficient. SAFANSI held a knowledge-sharing event on stunting where…

Hera Diani |

في المغرب، لا تزيد نسبة الأطفال الملتحقين ببرامج رياض الأطفال على 55%، وتتنوع جودة هذه البرامج تنوعا كبيرًا من مدرسة إلى أخرى. وفي المناطق الريفية، يعاني 20% آخرين من الأطفال دون سن الخامسة من سوء…

إيزابيل بوبيرت |

No country can truly prosper without sustained investments in its people. Recognizing this challenge, Morocco is giving increasing priority to early childhood development

Isabelle Poupaert |

Aucun pays ne peut véritablement prospérer sans investir dans sa population. Conscient de ce défi, le Maroc accorde une priorité grandissante au développement de la petite enfance.

Isabelle Poupaert |

图片: LIC/Flickr 无论采用何种方法度量,空气污染造成的影响都很惊人。最新研究显示,全世界空气污染使得普通人的平均预期寿命缩短了1.8岁,也是导致全球每年约880万人早逝的主要原因——这一数字是之前估测数字的两倍,空气污染因此而成为当今世界人口死亡的主要致因之一。

Javier Morales Sarriera, Gurpreet Singh Sehmi |