With support from the Government of Japan and the Global Facility for Disaster Risk Reduction, the World Bank and its partners have trained more than 80 Afghan engineers and policymakers in…

Julian Palma, Ditte Fallesen |

The coverage of health care in Afghanistan has improved with the number of health facilities increasing from 598 in 2004 to 2,684 in 2017, indicating that more than 87 percent of the population…

Fraidoon Farzad |

In Sub-Saharan Africa, if no action is taken, an estimated 40 million people could fall back into poverty by 2030 because of weather and climate shocks.

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Lorenzo Carrera |

اليوم، يعيش أقل من 10% من سكان العالم في فقر مدقع. وبناء على معلومات عن الاحتياجات الأساسية جُمِعت من 15 من البلدان منخفضة الدخل، يُعرِّف البنك الدولي الفقراء المدقعين بأنهم أولئك الذين يعيشون على…

Dean Mitchell Jolliffe, ديفيانشي وادوا |

Members of Wayuu community in the colombian region of Guajira. Jessica Belmont/WorldBank The other day I asked my five-year-old daughter if she knew what being poor was. She hesitated at first but…

Oscar Calvo-González |

Miembros de la comunidad wayuu en la Guajira colombiana. Jessica Belmont/BancoMundial El otro día le pregunté a mi hija de cinco años si sabía lo que era ser pobre. Primero dudó, pero luego estuvo…

Oscar Calvo-González |

Dans la plus grande partie du monde, le revenu des personnes pauvres progresse. C’est ce que la Banque mondiale appelle la prospérité partagée,  qui correspond à l’augmentation moyenne annuelle du…

Maria Ana Lugo, Divyanshi Wadhwa |