“Sometimes we have to go to extremes in our effort to end poverty and that includes traveling to places where security is nearly non-existent, and risks are high”, says Shruti Vijayakumar,…

Shruti Vijayakumar |

« Parfois, nos efforts pour mettre fin à la pauvreté nous entraînent dans des situations extrêmes, notamment lorsque nous devons nous rendre dans des endroits où la sécurité est presque…

Shruti Vijayakumar |

Since the presentation of the World Bank’s first Africa Climate Business Plan at the COP 21 in Paris in 2015 and the Transport Chapter in Marrakech in 2016, a lot of progress has been made on…

Tara Shirvani, Andrew Losos, Shomik Mehndiratta |

Picture this: A young ex-combatant who put down his weapons a few months ago, raises his hand to say he has decided to improve his life by going into agriculture, and his colleagues think the same…

Diego Arias, Amadou Oumar Ba |

Imaginez la scène : un jeune ex-combattant qui a déposé les armes il y a quelques mois, lève la main pour nous dire qu’il s’est lancé dans l’agriculture pour mieux gagner sa vie, et ses compagnons…

Diego Arias, Spécialiste senior en Agriculture |

لأول مرة في التاريخ ينخفض عدد من يعيشون في فقر مدقع إلى أقل من 10 في المائة. ولم يكن العالم مطلقا طموحا بشأن التنمية كما هو اليوم. وبعد اعتماد أهداف التنمية المستدامة وتوقيع اتفاق باريس للمناخ في…

سري مولياني إندراواتي |

For the first time in history, the number of people living in extreme poverty has fallen below 10%. The world has never been as ambitious about development as it is today. After adopting the…

Sri Mulyani Indrawati |

Crédit photo. Lisa Brunzell / Vi Agroforestry   Elles ont entre 40 et 50 ans et ne sont pas allées à l’école. Aujourd’hui, ces grand-mères massaï ont la mission d’installer et entretenir des…

Ellysar Baroudy, Nicholas Soikan |

Dots on the world map – they are coral atolls and volcanic islands spread across a vast swath of the Pacific Ocean with names as exotic as their turquoise water, white sand and tropical foliage.…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

Part of the World Bank’s new vision is to step up its efforts to help fragile and conflict-afflicted states break the vicious cycle of poverty. But this is no easy task.   The destruction of…

Massimiliano Calì |