The effects of continuous and seemingly limitless expansion of urban areas are taking a toll on many, if not most, cities of Sub-Saharan Africa. This is particularly apparent in Tanzania’s…
In 1996, Chongqing’s per capita GDP was US$550. Twenty years later, it has grown 14 times to almost US$9,000, and the city has transitioned out of heavy industry: one in three laptops worldwide…
It was a festive occasion when the street lights came on the main street of Holl Holl in Djibouti.
The World Bank has been working on Disaster Risk Managment with Guatemala’s national and local authorities and agencies since 2006.
El Banco Mundial ha estado trabajando en gestión de riesgo de desastres con autoridades y agencias gubernamentales a nivel nacional y local desde 2006.
Violent conflict one of the main impediments to reducing poverty, boosting prosperity, and reaching the Sustainable Development Goals.
Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration (DDR) is one of the primary instruments used by governments and international agencies to contribute to security and stability in war-to-peace…
A city of contrasts, Buenos Aires works to integrate informal settlements
Buenos Aires, una ciudad de contrastes que trabaja para integrar los asentamientos informales