It is undeniable that progress has been made in reducing extreme poverty over the last quarter century—from 36 percent of the world population in 1990 to an estimated 8.6 percent in 2018—and that…
Central America has great development opportunities that aim at strengthening resilience by managing its current risks
Protecting ASEAN’s impressive gains over the past two decades will require prioritizing investments in people – that is, human capital.
With support from the World Bank’s READ Trust Fund Program, representatives of all ministries of Education of Central America, regional and international specialists and civil society…
A new report focuses on how Southeast Asia can overcome the still very significant barriers to the expansion of its digital economy.
Hundreds of thousands of tons of plastic remain uncollected on Caribbean islands each year and voluminous waves of plastic waste wash up on the shores, especially after severe storms.
In 107 of 114 economies, there are fewer female than male STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) graduates.