The Critical Occupations List in Malaysia monitors occupational shortages and addresses these gaps for the future of the country’s labor market.

Harry Edmund Moroz |

Malaysia has made remarkable progress in reducing poverty, but it is now time for the country to raise official poverty standards as other middle- and high-income countries have done.

Kenneth Simler |

Thanks to the Niger Irrigation Program (NIP) farmers in Niger now have access to solar-powered drip irrigation technology, enabling them to produce more with less water and energy, improving their…

Caitriona Palmer |

Even in the most challenging places, investment and growth are possible. And of all the places most in need of development, the Sahel must sit near the top of the list.

Aliou Maiga |

Protecting ASEAN’s impressive gains over the past two decades will require prioritizing investments in people – that is, human capital.

Victoria Kwakwa |

World Bank president argues that new leadership must revamp agriculture and finance.

David Malpass |

Les Ukrainiens ont donné mandat à leur nouveau Parlement et à leur président d’entreprendre des réformes et de promouvoir la croissance.

David Malpass |

El presidente de Ucrania, Volodymyr Zelensky (a la izq.), y el presidente del Grupo Banco Mundial, David Malpass, durante su reunión en Ucrania. Fotografía: © Banco Mundial.

David Malpass |