(Photo: Michael Haws / World Bank) When we talk about the future of work, it is important to include perspectives, ideas and solutions from young people as they are the driving force that can…

Esteve Sala |

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Swachh Bharat Mission in 2014, it marked the beginning of the world’s largest ever sanitation drive. Now, a 2017 survey by the Quality Council of…

Guangzhe CHEN, Vinita Ranade |

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 |

Aquí, en el Banco Mundial, publicamos a lo largo del año una numerosa cantidad de artículos, comunicados de prensa, blogs, videos, y mucho más. Nos interesa saber cuáles son los temas de mayor…

Analía Martinez |

The Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) is a major global rice producer and exporter but its population suffers from serious levels of poverty and malnutrition.   Spanning six countries – China,…

Sergiy Zorya |

It was recorded by the Spanish conquistadors, and triggered famines that have been linked to China’s 1901 Boxer Rebellion and even the French revolution. Named by Peruvian fishermen because of its…

Francis Ghesquiere, Nicholas Jones |

Turkey has radically transformed its land title registration system, and decreased the turnaround time for recording property transactions to just two hours. I just returned from Turkey where I…

Wael Zakout |

¿Sabía que alrededor de 3, 7 millones de personas fallecieron en 2012 en el mundo a raíz de enfermedades relacionadas con la contaminación atmosférica ambiental? Esta cantidad, que  es casi la…

Paula Caballero |

Знаете ли вы, что в 2012 году во всем мире от болезней, связанных с загрязнением атмосферного воздуха, умерло около 3, 7 миллиона человек? То есть от поддающихся профилактике заболеваний каждый…

Paula Caballero |

您知道吗,2012年全世界约有370万人死于环境空气污染相关疾病?这几乎是洛杉矶每年死于可预防疾病的人口总数。   如把雾霾导致的死亡人数加上室内空气污染、遭污染的土地以及不安全饮水导致的死亡人数,全世界各类污染导致的死亡总数就会升至900万。这一数字超过了全世界每年死亡总数的七分之一,也使得污染的致命程度超过了营养不良。   鉴于目前已有解决方案,因此这一事实应广为人知。…

Paula Caballero |