En Colombia hace años que venimos hablando de las posibilidades enormes y de las grandes ventajas que ofrecería la reforestación comercial para el país, tanto para satisfacer la demanda interna…

Miguel Pinedo |

Les mots les plus tweetés sur @Banquemondiale, nuage généré par TweetRoot. ​Parce que ces outils nous permettent de dialoguer directement avec vous, chaque jour, à travers le monde ; parce qu…

Liviane Urquiza |

In the last three decades, East Asia has reaped the demographic dividend. An abundant and growing labor force powered almost one-third of the region’s per capita income growth from the 1960s to…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

This article first appeared in The Edge Malaysia Weekly MALAYSIA has travelled far on the road to economic growth and shared prosperity. Using its natural resources, the country not only…

Faris Hadad-Zervos |

Photo: Tom Perry/World Bank For many, the connection seems strange at first. What do gas and mining have to do with women’s economic and social empowerment, let alone gender-based violence? The…

Katherine C. Heller |

Photo: Maria Fleischmann / World Bank “Asegurar que todas las niñas y todos los niños tengan acceso a servicios de atención y desarrollo en la primera infancia y educación preescolar de calidad, a…

Samuel Berlinski |

Children work in their classroom. Photo: Maria Fleischmann / World Bank “Ensure that all girls and boys have access to quality early childhood development, care and pre-primary education so that…

Samuel Berlinski |

El Niño is back and may be stronger than ever.   A wooden boat is seen stranded on the dry cracked riverbed of the Dawuhan Dam during drought season in Madiun, Indonesia's East Java province…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

On World Toilet Day, it’s time Pacific leaders start talking toilets

Alyse Schrecongost, Katherine Wong |

Here are some facts that you might not know: Over the last 60 years, Guatemala has lost almost half of its forests, much of it due to illegal logging. Built-up area around Lake Laguna in the…

Stig Johansson |