Halfway through the year, Paula Caballero, Environment and Natural Resources Global Practice Senior Director at the World Bank, wrote that 2015 would be the year the world was going to connect the…

Isabel Saldarriaga |

Durante el año que pasó, por primera vez los indicadores del Banco Mundial detectaron una disminución de la pobreza mundial por debajo del 10 % del total de la población, lo que representa nuevos…

José Carlos Ferreyra, Analía Martinez |

En Colombia hace años que venimos hablando de las posibilidades enormes y de las grandes ventajas que ofrecería la reforestación comercial para el país, tanto para satisfacer la demanda interna…

Miguel Pinedo |

Talti village in Dhading district in Nepal: A new micro hydropower plant has made it possible to open an agro-processing plant. Credit: The World Bank Fifteen years ago, I started a new job in the…

Bhupendra Shakya |

The agreement reached by 196 countries at Paris to collectively work to limit the growth of global average temperatures to well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels is a landmark…

Charles Cormier |

يمثل الاتفاق الذي توصل إليه 196 بلدا في باريس، للعمل بشكل جماعي على الحدّ من ارتفاع متوسط درجات الحرارة في العالم إلى ما دون درجتين مئويتين فوق مستويات ما قبل الثورة الصناعية، علامة بارزة على…

Charles Cormier |

COP21 conference center at Le Bourget, near Paris. Photo: Max Edkins / World Bank Last Saturday, UN climate negotiators from 195 countries agreed on a historic climate change accord in Paris after…

Vikram Widge |

Panoramic cityscape of Karachi in Pakistan. Karachi’s urbanization has had a physical impact on surrounding cities, creating sprawling and underleveraged agglomerations Credit: World Bank With…

Jessica Rachel Schmidt |

Emilienne Isenady poses while showing off the crops on her land in Lascahobas, Central Plateau, Haiti. “If I knew that avocados had value, I would plant more of them, ” says Emilienne Isenady, a…

Cecile Fruman, Maria Kim |

Il suffit de marcher dans les rues d’une ville pour se dire qu’elle a été pensée pour les voitures et non pour ses habitants ! Dans beaucoup de métropoles, la situation est critique : les…

Vickram Cuttaree, ​Nabil Samir |