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 |

The Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) is a major global rice producer and exporter but its population suffers from serious levels of poverty and malnutrition.   Spanning six countries – China,…

Sergiy Zorya |

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 |

और इन भाषाओं में: English | Español | Français | العربية | 中文 An Indian woman cooking. Photo credit: Romana Manpreet and Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves यह एक सच्‍चाई है: लकड़ी, चारकोल, कोयले…

Anita Marangoly George |

De 1975 à 1979, le Cambodge a été en proie à la violence sanguinaire des Khmers rouges, qui a coûté la vie à deux millions de personnes. Les artistes et les intellectuels étaient particulièrement…

Korina Lopez |

La banda Dengue Fever de Los Ángeles comparte su giro al rock camboyano de la década de 1960, un estilo musical que casi fue aniquilado durante la era de los jemeres rojos, y habla de Cambodian…

Korina Lopez |

Really – let’s. It’s a fact: Indoor air pollution from cooking with solid fuels including wood, charcoal, coal, animal dung, and crop waste in open fires and traditional stoves is the fourth…

Anita Marangoly George |

On to Laos….
Last week, I shared the experience from Myanmar’s CDD program and the role it is playing in making the country’s growth more inclusive for all.

Susan Wong |

Photo: Saroeun Bou/World Bank Before I set foot in this beautiful country, I was told the story of Siv Mao and her newborn baby. Last year, Siv Mao, a young woman from a village in northern…

Axel van Trotsenburg |