Women knit handicrafts for export at Everest Fashion Fair Craft in Lalitpur, Nepal. Photo: Peter Kapuscinski / World Bank The South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA) agreement has been in effect since…

Sanjay Kathuria, Nadeem Rizwan |

Rising at 7:00 am to take children to school may seem like a regular activity for many. But what about bringing ALL your community’s youngest children to school, on a donkey cart no less?   Every…

Alison Marie Grimsland |

This blog post was co-authored by Franz Drees-Gross, Director, Transport and ICT Global Practice, and Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Senior Director, Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice.…

Franz Drees-Gross, Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez |

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 |

This is part of a series of blogs focused on the Sustainable Development Goals and data from the 2016 Edition of World Development Indicators.  This blog draws on data from the World Bank’s Rural…

Edie Purdie, Adam Diehl, Atsushi Iimi |

هذا المقال جزء من سلسة مدونات متخصصة في أهداف التنمية المستدامة ويستند على بيانات مأخوذة من مؤشرات التنمية العالمية 2016. وتعتمد هذه المدونة على بيانات من مؤشر الطرق الريفية التابع للبنك الدولي…

Edie Purdie, Adam Diehl, Atsushi Iimi |

CIF is bringing attention to gender in climate investing in Tajikistan. Photo: CIF In the arid farming lands of the Pyanj River Basin of Tajikistan, women and children spend much of their days…

Mafalda Duarte |

The Metro Cable in Medellin has facilitated greater access to mobility, services, and opportunities through connecting poorer neighborhoods with facilities and services throughout the city. Joe…

Sangmoo Kim, Joe Qian |