Ranking third globally, South Asia generates a staggering 334 million metric tons of solid waste every year, and most of it is plastic that ends up in the ocean. But the region is also at the…

Hartwig Schafer |

Open defecation is the practice of people defecating outside, such as in street gutters, behind bushes or into open bodies of water. Between 2000 and 2017, the world nearly...

Haruna Kashiwase |

The future of the sanitation economy: Perspectives on World Toilet Day

Maria Angelica Sotomayor, Martin Gambrill |

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 |

Quand on évoque la réussite néozélandaise, on cite généralement ses exportations de moutons, laine, kiwis et autres fleurons de l’agriculture nationale. Or le principal atout de la Nouvelle-…

Annette Dixon |

New Zealand’s success story is often told in terms of its lamb, wool, kiwifruit and agricultural exports. But our country’s greatest asset has always been our people who have been equipped to do…

Annette Dixon |

La historia de éxito de Nueva Zelandia se cuenta a menudo en términos de sus exportaciones de cordero, lana, kiwi y productos agrícolas. Pero el mayor activo de nuestro país siempre ha sido…

Annette Dixon |

المؤسسة الدولية للتنمية تكافح الفقر المدقع بخلق الفرص للناس في أفقر بلدان العالم من خلال المنح والقروض الميسرة للغاية. وأصبحت الآن ثاني أكبر مانح في منطقة المحيط الهادئ، حيث تدعم 61 مشروعا بحوالي…

أنيت ديكسون |

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 |