During the last week, we traveled in the Sahel region with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the leaders of the African Union Commission, the African Development Bank, and the European Union.…

Makhtar Diop |

ISTANBUL — On my first trip to Turkey, I met the country's political leaders, business executives, and civil society organizers — and some of the World Bank Group staff. We have 250 staff in…

Jim Yong Kim |

If you saw how poor I was before, you would see that things are getting better.   When I hear stories like that of Jean Bosco Hakizimana, a Burundian farmer whose life was transformed by a cow, I…

Joachim von Amsberg |

The author with colleagues after touring a health facility in Turkey, June 2013.                                                                            ...

Tim Evans |

  Right now, the carbon markets of the future are under construction in all corners of the world. China is determined to pursue low-carbon development and is embracing the market as the most…

Rachel Kyte |

Can emerging markets make economic growth compatible with climate action? Can the trade-off between growth and rising emissions be influenced by policy? For a country like Turkey – with the lowest…

Martin Raiser |