Closing gaps and financing taps: The next step for rural water supply

Kristoffer Welsien, Gabriel Lwakabare |

Los niños nacidos alrededor de 15 años después de la llegada masiva de personas refugiadas y cuyos padres habían vivido en zonas de refugiados ¿experimentan efectos intergeneracionales en la salud…

Soazic Elise Wang Sonne, Paolo Verme |

We recently published a paper, Intergenerational Impact of Population Shocks on Children’s Health: Evidence from the 1993-2001 Refugee Crisis in Tanzania, that looks at the long-term impacts of…

Soazic Elise Wang Sonne, Paolo Verme |

Nous avons souhaité savoir si l’exposition à un vaste afflux de personnes déplacées chez les enfants des communautés d’accueil avait des effets intergénérationnels sur la santé.

Soazic Elise Wang Sonne, Paolo Verme |

أصبحت تنزانيا موطنًا لآلاف اللاجئين الباحثين عن مأوى. وبنهاية عام 1994، كانت تنزانيا - المعروفة باستضافتها للزائرين وسياستها الانفتاحية - تستضيف ما يقرب من 1.3 مليون لاجئ في مناطقها الشمال غرب…

سوازيك إليز وانج سون, باولو فيرمي |

In Central Asia, government agencies and water utilities are faced with aging infrastructure, inefficiencies, and poor performance, and have thus embarked upon critical sector reforms to address…

Lilia Burunciuc |

With climate change, extreme events are expected to be the “new normal” for many small island developing states. It will take coordination and action from multiple stakeholders to effectively…

Joaquin Toro, Kerri Cox |

What is the impact of transport projects on income, jobs, economic growth, and other key development outcomes? An ongoing World Bank program seeks to answer this question as thoroughly as possible…

Nancy Vandycke, Javier Morales Sarriera |

The world is urbanizing at an unprecedented speed and scale, with more than half the global population living in cities today… rising to nearly 7 out of 10 people in cities by 2050.

Sameh Wahba |

This blog post is part of a series for the 'Bureaucracy Lab', a World Bank initiative to better understand the world's public officials and explores a range of approaches to…

Daniel Rogger |