The Africa Disaster Risk Financing Initiative supports agriculture insurance programs which unlock critical assess to credit for low-income farmers in Kenya, as well as in Uganda and Rwanda. Photo…

Hugo Wesley, Lorenzo Piccio |

ISTOCK Gracias a Internet y los avances tecnológicos de la última década, hoy en día es posible estudiar en las universidades más prestigiosas del mundo a una fracción del costo o incluso de…

Ana I. Aguilera |

Did you know that in Kazakhstan we live in the country with the deadliest roads? Every year,  3, 000 people die on roads in Kazakhstan, and over 30, 000 are injured. Imagine if an airplane crashed…

Aliya Karakulova |

C’est aujourd’hui la Journée internationale des populations autochtones. Les peuples autochtones et les minorités ethniques représentent environ 370 millions de personnes réparties dans plus de 90…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Maninder Gill, Luis Felipe Duchicela |

[[tweetable]]When it comes to responding to disasters, time is of the essence.[[/tweetable]] Help needs to come immediately to save lives; recovery and reconstruction have to start swiftly to…

Zuzana Stanton-Geddes, Jolanta Kryspin-Watson |

إيلولاهيا، بيتانكور، واليزر، رئيس البلدية باكاليوجا، موسى، صحراوي أي نوع من القادة يمكن أن يحشد الناس معا من أجل الصالح العام، حتى وسط الآراء المتصادمة أو في خضم صراع حقيقي؟ هذه المسألة تقع في…

دونا بارن |

What kind of leader can bring people together for the common good, even amid clashing opinions or real conflict? That question was at the heart of the 2017 Global Leadership Forum March 6 on the…

Donna Barne |

A prevention program against crime and violence in Zacatecoluca, El Salvador, supports sporting activities for the children from this municipality. Photo: Victoria Ojea/World Bank

Jorge Familiar |

Across the Europe and Central Asia region today, policymakers are confronted daily with a wide range of development challenges and decisions, but the potential impacts of adverse natural events…

Alanna Simpson, Joaquin Toro |

Construcción de viviendas resistentes a terremotos en Perú. Imagen: USAID/OFDA, Auriana Koutnik/Flickr Cuando un huracán, terremoto u otro desastre natural golpea a un país pobre, muchas veces las…

Luis Triveno, Niels Holm-en |