The World Bank’s fund for the poorest countries, IDA has been a reliable partner in South Asia for more than six decades and contributed to a sharp decline in poverty in the region. Yet, for…

Hartwig Schafer |

Centroamérica es la segunda región de más rápida urbanización en el mundo. Se estima que para el año 2050 el número de personas viviendo en las ciudades crecerá un 40%.

Haris Sanahuja, Luis Triveno |

Worldwide, the percentage of stocks fished at biologically unsustainable levels tripled - from 10 percent in 1974 to 33.1 percent in 2015. Nearly 60% are fished at the maximum sustainable level.…

Amanda Jerneck, Simeao Lopes |

Em todo o mundo, a porcentagem de estoques de pescados feitos de forma insustentável triplicou - de 10% em 1974 para 33,1% em 2015.

Amanda Jerneck, Simeao Lopes |

South Asia is home to some of the world’s countries most vulnerable to climate change. In the past decade alone, nearly 700 million people—half of the region’s population—were affected by one or…

Ditte Fallesen, Haris Khan, Ahsan Tehsin, Atishay Abbhi |

With the benefits and challenges of two coastlines -on the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea- and a marine area over ten times its land area, Costa Rica is rich in living marine resources that…

Miguel Angel Jorge, Stavros Papageorgiou |

日本政府と防災グローバル・ファシリティの支援を得て、災害の根本原因の分析と地域社会の強靭性向上に関する研修を、世界銀行とそのパートナーが80名以上のアフガニスタンの技術者と政策立案者に提供しました。

Julian Palma, Ditte Fallesen |

With support from the Government of Japan and the Global Facility for Disaster Risk Reduction, the World Bank and its partners have trained more than 80 Afghan engineers and policymakers in…

Julian Palma, Ditte Fallesen |