As we get ready to kick off the new year, let’s recount the voices and stories about how we can enhance the way we interact with our planet. From Ethiopia to Indonesia, we’ve seen our efforts…

Andy Shuai Liu |

I began my professional career as a sub-district and district level administrator in India-a position that makes one responsible for pretty much everything- from making sure the water comes out of…

Abhas Jha |

Pada dasarnya saya adalah orang yang pragmatis, mengingat awal karir saya sebagai petugas kelurahan, lanjut terus ke kecamatan, di India, ketika saya bertanggungjawab untuk banyak hal yang terjadi…

Abhas Jha |

When one thinks of businesses operating in countries that are still struggling to protect and provide for human rights, a narrative can easily spring to mind involving unscrupulous businesses…

Carolyn Blacklock, Sadaf Lakhani |

版本: English 确保城市道路设计对于所有人尤其是对行动不便人员无障碍,始终是世界银行城市交通战略的基石。但是,即使实现城市道路的无障碍化只涉及一些相对简单的措施,比如在人行道上增加触觉标记和缘石坡道,在实施中也不容易做到。虽然改造设施所增加的成本可以说是微不足道,但是对细节的重视却至关重要。这一点往往并不容易做到,就像左边这张几年前拍摄于一次项目实施督导中的照片所显示的情形——…

Shomik Mehndiratta, Winnie Wang, Dianzhong Shen |

Also available in: 中文 Ensuring that urban roads are designed to be accessible to all users — particularly to users with mobility challenges — has long been a cornerstone of the World Bank’s urban…

Shomik Mehndiratta, Winnie Wang, Dianzhong Shen |

Video Blog: World Bank Vice President for East Asia and Pacific visits Indonesia Axel van Trotsenburg, World Bank Vice President for East Asia and Pacific, travelled to Indonesia, where he visited…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

本周,全球食品安全伙伴机制将在开普敦召开第三届年会。本次年会闭幕后,圣诞节假期即将到来,届时人们应会把食品安全问题抛之脑后。不安全食品给人口和整个经济造成了沉重代价,同时也被视为200多种疾病的首要致因。不过,安全食品无需是高档美食,这正是世界银行集团工作的动力所在。能够获得食品并不能保障食品安全。我们日益认识到食品安全如何对人口产生影响,尤其是对贫困人口的生活和生计的影响。…

Juergen Voegele |

Open data for economic growth continues to create buzz in all circles.  We wrote about it ourselves on this blog site earlier in the year.  You can barely utter the phrase without somebody…

Alla Morrison, Prasanna Lal Das |

Open data for economic growth continues to create buzz in all circles.  We wrote about it ourselves on this blog site earlier in the year.  You can barely utter the phrase without somebody…

Alla Morrison, Prasanna Lal Das |