Just fourteen projects in energy, transport and water/sanitation.  In only eight countries. Totaling $2.7 billion.   There are 56 IDA countries (excluding three “inactive” and a few rich enough…

Laurence Carter |

A motorized tricycle fitted with a small tank provides desludging services in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. Photo credit: Kathy Eales / World Bank Our last blog outlined the neglect of Fecal Sludge…

Peter Hawkins, Isabel Blackett |

District farmers discussing transportation and storage of seed potatoes. Credit: World Bank In Nepal, the Jagattradevi and Tulsibhanjyang areas of the Syangja District are rapidly emerging as…

Purna Bahadur Chhetri |

with research contributions from Zichao WeiAt conferences, in meetings, and even during casual work conversations, I am asked the same two questions:  “Which countries are ideal for investments in…

Jyoti Bisbey |

Also available in: Arabic | French | Spanish In 2015 the world saw great momentum for climate action, culminating in a historic agreement in December to cut carbon emissions and contain global…

Andy Shuai Liu |

版本:English 中国最干旱地区正面临着日益严重的水资源危机,在如此背景下,农业发展付出了较高的环境代价。   借助能够测量农业真实耗水量的新技术,一些国家正在制定能够实现真实节水的创新性水权制度。基于两项成功试点项目取得的成果,世界银行集团正与中国政府合作,在试点范围内利用先进科学技术,转变农业用水管理模式。

Liping Jiang |

Also available in: 中文 China’s most arid regions are facing an increasingly serious water crisis, and local water policies often aggravate the problem. In such climates, growth in the agricultural…

Liping Jiang |