Co-authored with Mik Schulte Teachers standing by a water pump outside a school in rural Tanzania.  I recently spent some time traveling around rural Tanzania, trying to better understand the way…

Jacqueline Tront |

Editor's Note: The global water crisis is a crisis of too much, too polluted and too little. At the World Bank, our job is to find and implement solutions to tackle this crisis. In the “Water…

Naif Abu-Lohom, Dambudzo Muzenda, Yogita Upadya Mumssen |

Camels can walk on water. I wouldn’t have believed if I hadn’t seen it with my own eyes. And if you don’t believe me, well, just look at the picture below to see camels walking on water in…

Tesfaye Bekalu |

A Syrian child in Zaatari Camp uses a water kiosk designed for hand washing and water collection.  Photo: Oxfam International Imagine that you must flee home at once. You may be fleeing violence,…

Amal Talbi, Lauren Nicole Core |

View the full infographic here For the past two years, the rains have been poor in Somalia. What comes next is tragically familiar. Dry wells. Dying livestock. Failed harvests. Migration.  Masses…

Claudia W. Sadoff, Dominick Revell de Waal, Edoardo Borgomeo |