In a world of climate change and headline-grabbing cyclones, El Niño is one of the most unspoken climate risks in East Asia and the Pacific.

William R. Sutton, Xinyu Weng |

The word "convenience" in the single-use plastics context, needs urgent redefinition, especially in the East Asia region where several countries top the list in terms of plastics leaking…

Özgül Calicioglu |

This blog post is part of a series for the 'Bureaucracy Lab', a World Bank initiative to better understand the world's public officials and explores a range of approaches to…

Daniel Rogger |

The World Bank recently co-organized Sierra Leone's first-ever Resilient Urban Mobility Hackathon, where talented youth came together together to tackle transport challenges through the use…

Fatima Arroyo Arroyo, Xavier Espinet, Dunstan Matekenya |

Protecting ASEAN’s impressive gains over the past two decades will require prioritizing investments in people – that is, human capital.

Victoria Kwakwa |

“Freetown lacks proper public transport and infrastructure.” During the rainy season of May through November in Sierra Leone, many Freetown students who live far from school are at the mercy of…

Fatima Arroyo Arroyo, Xavier Espinet |

Among the countries with the highest number of mini grids, the top 4 are in South Asia.

Divyanshi Wadhwa, Bassam Sebti |

Parmi les pays comptant le plus grand nombre de mini-réseaux, les 4 premiers se situent en Asie du Sud.

Divyanshi Wadhwa, Bassam Sebti |

Entre los países con el mayor número de mini redes, los 4 primeros están en Asia meridional.

Divyanshi Wadhwa, Bassam Sebti |