Forest monitoring efforts in Phu Khao Khouay, Vientiane Province, Laos PDR. Photo credit: Hannah McDonald If ever there was a year to make significant progress on forest conservation and climate…

Ellysar Baroudy |

This is the tenth in our job market paper series this year. In developing countries, the high costs of credit along with varied impediments to saving, make it challenging for people to raise large…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

Male participants from SHARE group for preventing violence against women (Rakai, 2009)   [[tweetable]]Intimate partner violence (IPV) is the most common form of violence against women and girls…

Jennifer A. Wagman, Fred Nalugoda |

© Andrea Borgarello/Banque mondiale L’an dernier, plus d’une centaine de pays ont lancé des projets en faveur de la protection des forêts et du changement d'affectation des sols pour tenir…

​Julia Bucknall, James Close |

© Andrea Borgarello/World Bank El año pasado, más de 100 países incorporaron medidas relacionadas con el cambio del uso del suelo y los bosques en sus contribuciones determinadas a nivel nacional…

Julia Bucknall, James Close |

© Andrea Borgarello/World Bank Last year, over 100 countries included actions related to land-use change and forests in their nationally determined contributions to fight climate change. At the…

Julia Bucknall, James Close |

Early investment in the lives of disadvantaged children will help reduce inequality, in both the short and the long run. —James Heckman Investments in the early years of children’s lives and in…

Harry A. Patrinos |

Communities hosting refugees, more often than not, inhabit marginal areas which are characterized as underdeveloped, underserved, and environmentally fragile. In these areas, basic social services…

Varalakshmi Vemuru, Ashutosh Raina |

世行工作人员撰写了系列博文,重点讨论可持续发展目标和2016年版《世界发展指标》中的数据,本中即是其中之一。本文引用了《世界银行农村出行便捷指数》中的数据以及《采用新技术度量农村出行便捷度》报告中给出的结果。 尼泊尔54 %的农村人口居住在距全天候道路2公里的范围内。 尼泊尔农村出行便捷指数,2015 根据农村出行便捷指数项目2015年进行的测算,…

Edie Purdie, Adam Diehl, Atsushi Iimi |

As a country that is particularly vulnerable to flooding, Malawians know that they cannot halt the forces of nature, but they can prepare and plan for their impacts – and they did. Supported by…

Vivien Deparday |