Protecting ASEAN’s impressive gains over the past two decades will require prioritizing investments in people – that is, human capital.
A new report focuses on how Southeast Asia can overcome the still very significant barriers to the expansion of its digital economy.
The World Bank Group’s Identification for Development (ID4D) Initiative recently released a consultation draft of the ID4D Practitioner’s Guide for public comments throughout June.
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Hundreds of thousands of tons of plastic remain uncollected on Caribbean islands each year and voluminous waves of plastic waste wash up on the shores, especially after severe storms.
The World Bank has prioritized helping Saint Vincent and the Grenadines build resilience against natural disaster and climate change.
In 107 of 114 economies, there are fewer female than male STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) graduates.
In March 2019, the World Bank and several other development organizations launched “Stand For Her Land, ” a global advocacy campaign that aims to realize women’s equal access to land and…
Photo: LIC/Flickr No matter how you measure it, the impact of air pollution is startling. According to new research, air pollution worldwide cuts life expectancy by 1.8 years for an average person…