Para el Grupo Banco Mundial el 2016 fue otro año memorable en la lucha contra la pobreza y en la búsqueda de mejores mecanismos económicos para compartir la prosperidad en el mundo. Por lo…

Analía Martinez, José Carlos Ferreyra |

Another year has passed, and as we do each year-end, here’s a rundown of what content resonated most with you on World Bank social media in 2016. Four World Bank Facebook posts you cared about…

Mario Trubiano |

Both my grandfathers smoked when they were young. My father’s father was a shopkeeper who smoked a pipe and my mother’s father was a smallholder who smoked cigarettes. Both died of heart failure…

Alex Kremer |

Оба моих деда в молодости курили. Отец моего отца был лавочником, который курил трубку, а отец моей матери – мелким фермером и курил сигареты. Оба умерли от сердечной недостаточности и оставили…

Alex Kremer |

Ambii mei bunici fumau în tinerețe. Bunelul din partea tatălui fuma pipa, iar cel din partea mamei era fermier și fuma țigări. Ambii au lăsat bunicile văduve fiind răpiți de atac de cord. Tatăl…

Alex Kremer |

Slideshow: Reimagining a park, a river, and other public spaces in Seoul (Photos by Judy Zheng Jia / World Bank) [[tweetable]]"If you lose the human scale, the city becomes an ugly place,…

Judy Zheng Jia, Jon Kher Kaw, Annie Bidgood, Sangmoo Kim, Marisa Garcia Lozano, Rosanna Nitti |

Photo Credit: World Vision Kenya Mental health has a crucial role in the prevention of sexual and gender-based violence. However, to date most research and practice has focused on the role of…

Phiona Naserian Koyiet |

  Amina and her family in Dakar, Senegal have a metered private water tap in their yard,   but they don’t use it. (Photo: Sumila Gulyani / World Bank) Amina and her family had recently moved to…

Sumila Gulyani |

Élève dans une école primaire de Freetown, Sierra Leone. Photo © Dominic Chavez/Banque mondiale Selon un rapport de l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’éducation, la science et la culture, en…

Oni Lusk-Stover, Rosemary Rop, Elaine Tinsley, Tamer Samah Rabie |

A recent study on patient safety in Kenya revealed that less that 5% of health facilities, both public and private, have attained the minimum international standards of safety. Although such…

Njeri Mwaura, Khama Rogo, Francis Wafula |