Demand for climate action is rising and countries are asking for support to design and implement long term decarbonization strategies. What policies should they use to shift towards low carbon…

Stéphane Hallegatte, Julie Rozenberg |

Less than half of 3- to 5-year-old children in developing countries participate in some form of early childhood care and education.

Rudaba Zehra Nasir |

In Nepal, women make up over 90 percent of the agricultural force. Large cardamom is no exception and gives women the opportunity to earn a decent living.

Navya D’Souza |

In the last few weeks, the latest Ebola crisis has reached a tipping point. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on July 17, and the…

David Malpass |

In Haiti, more than 60 percent of pregnant women deliver at home with a matron (a traditional birth attendant).

Jimena Llopis, Emilie Bernadette Perge |

The development of many Southern African countries is inextricably linked to the mining sector. Yet the history of mining in Southern Africa, a region marked with high levels of inequality, is…

Marek Hanusch, Gracelin Baskaran |

You don’t care about the size of the drain on the side of roads? About the type of joints used in water pipes? Or the type of electric poles in front of your home? You’re not alone. Still, the…

Stéphane Hallegatte |