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 |

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 |

A first-of-its-kind leading impact monitoring and reporting tool for climate impact data.

Gursimran Rooprai |

The concept of Sustainable Development is not new to the development world. Everyone is familiar with the framework of 17 SDGs and their targets. To put the idea of sustainable and inclusive…

Talita Pessoa |

If you skim the headlines, you get the impression that the role of forests in mitigating climate change has virtually unanimous global recognition and support. But forests around the world are…

Roy Parizat |

24-hour global ‘Econothon’ highlights the World Bank Group’s knowledge and priorities.

Jasmin Buttar |

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 |

Celebrated in its heyday as the world’s fourth-largest lake, the Aral Sea shrunk dramatically after the two major rivers that fed its waters were diverted in the 1960s to irrigate cotton and rice…

Benoît Bosquet |