Some recipients of a scholarship given to young girls in Cambodia at the end of primary school. The program has had a significant effect on girls’ secondary enrollment. (photo by Deon Filmer)…

Emmanuel Jimenez |

David Manalo's organization wants to distribute unique floating generators to provide electricity to people in a remote part of the Philippines.

James I Davison |

Editor's note: This post is part of Blog Action Day on climate change. For more information, visit blogactionday.org. Apologies for having been out of touch since Carbon Expo. I needed a…

Florian Kitt |

Bank President Robert Zoellick told an overflowing room of journalists this morning that these annual meetings come at an important time for the work of the Bank Group and its members. “The G-20…

Angie Gentile |

Pongtip Puvacharoen works at the World Bank's East Asia and Pacific stand on the first day of Carbon Expo in Barcelona.

Florian Kitt |

Carbon finance sounds boring and technical and not much fun. However, it actually does a lot of good and can help fund critical environmental preservation projects as well as introduce clean and…

Florian Kitt |

We are finally starting to see some positive news around the East Asia and Pacific region, but it is too soon to begin to speak of "green shoots" of economic activity or reaching the…

James Seward |