On November 1-3, India’s Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) and the World Bank organized a workshop in Delhi to discuss forest fire prevention and management.  The…

Brian Simpson |

A woman tends to plants in a nursery in Sri Lanka. © Lakshman Nadaraja/World Bank [[tweetable]]We face global challenges on an unprecedented scale[[/tweetable]]: climate change, natural disasters…

Marie-Claude Bibeau, Kristalina Georgieva |

In Mali, residents of Timbuktu take part in the maintenance of the Djingareyber Mosque, a World Heritage Site, applying traditional repair techniques. (Tiecoura Ndaou / UN Photo) Imagine a city…

Sameh Wahba, Barbara Minguez Garcia |

Hurricane Sandy / NOAA In addition to their often devastating human toll, natural disasters can have an extremely adverse economic impact on countries. Disasters can be particularly calamitous for…

Michael Bennett |

Read this post in Español, Français, عربي Looking at communities across our planet, there is a brutal lack of resilience in our modern lives. Cities have expanded without careful planning into…

Rachel Kyte |