Protecting ASEAN’s impressive gains over the past two decades will require prioritizing investments in people – that is, human capital.
Among the countries with the highest number of mini grids, the top 4 are in South Asia.
A new report focuses on how Southeast Asia can overcome the still very significant barriers to the expansion of its digital economy.
More efficient ACs that run on environmentally-friendly refrigerants will be vital to solve the cooling crunch and mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. In the Middle East and North Africa Region (…
At a recent event at the World Bank’s annual Spring Meetings, Ibrahim AlSuwail, Deputy Governor of Saudi Arabia’s General Investment Authority (SAGIA), discussed just how far the Kingdom has come…
In 107 of 114 economies, there are fewer female than male STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) graduates.
Interview by Kathy Chen, Consultant at the World Bank's Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund (SIEF).