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 |

By 2050, two-thirds of all people will live in cities. Each year, 72.8 million more people live in urban areas. That’s the equivalent of a new San Diego appearing every week.   But [[tweetable]]…

Marc Forni |

  Photo: Leigh Vogel / Connect4Climate On Earth Day, April 22, history was written. World leaders from 175 parties (174 countries and the European Union) came together at the United Nations to…

Max Thabiso Edkins |

Also available in: Arabic | Spanish Wamayo’s solar lantern has helped her tailoring business grow. This number cannot be emphasized enough – more than 1 billion people around the world live…

Carolyn Lucey |

Photo: Mricon/Flickr This Earth Day, we have good reason to celebrate. It’s been a year that saw historic commitments along the path of our collective response to climate change and how we will…

Kevin Taylor, Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez |

Албан бус орчуулга.   Монгол улс Дэлхийн Банкинд нэгдсэний 25 жилийн ойд зориулсан цувралын маань сүүлийнх нь энэ болж байна. (Өмнөх цувралуудыг уншихын тулд энд дарна уу) 2015 он мэдлэгт…

Jim Anderson |

This is the final entry in our series on the 25 years since Mongolia joined the World Bank. (To read the series from the beginning, click here for the 1991 post.) Befitting the 25th year of the…

Jim Anderson |

Албан бус орчуулга. Монгол улс Дэлхийн банкинд нэгдсэн орсоноос хойших 25 жилийн түүхийг эргэн дурсаж байгаа. Өнөөдөр бид 2014 оны тухай ярина. Эдийн засгийн өсөлт 7.8 хувь байсан ч инфляц хоёр…

Jim Anderson |

Continuing our series on the 25 years since Mongolia joined the World Bank, today we look at 2014. Growth was 7.8 percent, but inflation was in double-digits and FDI continued to fall. The World…

Jim Anderson |

Continuing our series celebrating the 25 years that Mongolia has been a member of the World Bank, today we look at 2013.  Foreign direct investment (FDI) fell below 20% of GDP, down from the…

Jim Anderson |