On November 26, 2016, UN Secretary-General Ban-Ki Moon will convene the first-ever Global Conference on Sustainable Transport, in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. What is at stake in this capstone two-day…

Nancy Vandycke |

Dos informes del Banco Mundial publicados recientemente —uno sobre los productos básicos y otro sobre las remesas— ayudan a comprender la dinámica existente hoy en el mundo. A medida que los…

Donna Barne |

Deux rapports publiés récemment par la Banque mondiale — l’un concernant les produits de base et l’autre les envois de fonds —laissent entrevoir une dynamique actuellement à l’œuvre dans le monde…

Donna Barne |

Two recently released World Bank reports — one on commodities and the other on remittances — lend insight into an unfolding dynamic in the world today. As oil prices dropped from more than $100…

Donna Barne |

It is widely acknowledged that reducing emissions from deforestation could bring about one-third of the greenhouse gas emission reductions we need by 2030 to stay on a 2-degrees trajectory. But…

Tone Skogen |

É amplamente reconhecido que a redução de emissões provenientes do desmatamento poderia corresponder a um terço da diminuição das emissões de gases de efeito estufa necessária até 2030 para o…

Tone Skogen |

This blog is part of an ongoing conversation on diversification Countries with good institutions make good use of natural resource wealth, while the obverse is equally true. However, our take…

Donato De Rosa, Ulrich Bartsch |

"Тот, кто утром съест лепёшку оби-нон с изюмом, урюком или грецкими орехами, долго не будет думать о пище." – Авиценна (выдающийся персидский учёный-энциклопедист, 980-1037 г. н.э.)  …

Polina Bogomolova, Yulia Mitusova |

Central Asia is a fascinating region with a diverse natural environment and a rich food culture. A visitor to the region might be surprised, therefore, to discover that access to “sufficient, safe…

Polina Bogomolova, Yulia Mitusova |