Did you know that traditional fish smoking is a sub-sector of the seafood processing industry in Africa?

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Jingjie Chu, Berengere Prince |

World Bank South Asia Region team provides a platform for conversations about regional connectivity and helps find common ground between country priorities and regional integration.

Mandakini Kaul |

With its CO2 emissions increased by more than 100% over the last 15 years, Sri Lanka - which is highly vulnerable to effects of climate change - has submitted ambitious carbon-reduction targets…

Prajwal Baral, Keisuke Iyadomi |

The World Bank team, WePOWER strategic and institutional partners, and high school female students from Nepal gathered at the closing session of the Women in Power Sector Network in South Asia (…

Tehreem Saifey |

In many countries, natural resources and extractive minerals are lucrative state assets that fail to contribute to economic prosperity. In resource-rich Africa, regulatory mismanagement,…

Cari Votava |

طعم مياه الشرب في قطاع غزة كطعم مياه البحر. فقد أدت سنوات من الإهمال وسوء الإدارة، وذلك بسبب النزاعات المتكررة إلى حد كبير، إلى استنفاد طبقة المياه الجوفية الطبيعية في القطاع بشكل مطرد لتحل محلها…

أندرس جاجيرسكوج |

In Gaza, the drinking water tastes like seawater. Years of neglect and poor management, due in large part to recurring conflicts, has led to the steady depletion of Gaza’s natural aquifer. The…

Anders Jagerskog, Pasquale Steduto |

À Gaza, l'eau potable a le goût de l'eau de mer. Des années de négligence et de mauvaise gestion, dues en grande partie à des conflits répétitifs, ont conduit à l'épuisement…

Anders Jagerskog |

It is well established in the economic literature that it’s the rich who benefit from the lion’s share of energy subsidies. Yet, it is often the poor and vulnerable who protest loudly against…

Guillermo Beylis, Barbara Cunha |

A view from the 2018 Independence Day parade. At 70, Sri Lanka has accomplished a lot in its seven decades as an independent nation. Credit: World Bank Like many Sri Lankans across the country, I…

Idah Z. Pswarayi-Riddihough |