Forested land provides a wide variety of benefits: they regulate water flows, sequester carbon, and harbor biodiversity. But farm communities receive few of these benefits.

Stefano Pagiola |

Las tierras boscosas proporcionan una amplia variedad de beneficios: regulan los flujos de agua, secuestran carbono y albergan la biodiversidad. Pero las comunidades agrícolas reciben poco de…

Stefano Pagiola |

As florestas podem fornecer uma ampla variedade de benefícios ambientais: eles regulam os fluxos de água, sequestram carbono e abrigam a biodiversidade. Contudo, apenas parte deles são percebidos …

Stefano Pagiola |

  A new World Bank study finds that some Chilean technicians with a two-year degree have education returns that are only slightly lower than those of professionals. (Photo: Dominic Chavez/World…

Diego Angel-Urdinola |

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 |

On November 1-3, India’s Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) and the World Bank organized a workshop in Delhi to discuss forest fire prevention and management.  The…

Alfredo Nolasco Morales |

We are all too familiar with these figures: on average, only 50% of the population in Latin America is connected to sewerage and 30% of those households receive any treatment. These figures are…

Diego Juan Rodriguez |

También disponible en: English | العربية La tierra y la propiedad se encuentran en el centro de muchos de los problemas de desarrollo más acuciantes en la actualidad. Consideremos por ejemplo que…

Klaus Deininger |

Also available in: Arabic | French | Spanish In 2015 the world saw great momentum for climate action, culminating in a historic agreement in December to cut carbon emissions and contain global…

Andy Shuai Liu |