Singapore: Global Innovation Forum Robots will take over our jobs, disrupt our industries and erode our competitiveness.   Such were commonly expressed fears about advances in automation,…

Amira Karim |

This blog is co-authored with Lawrence Haddad,  Executive Director, The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)Other co-authors: Beatrice Montesi, GAIN  Martin P. Gambrill, The World Bank …

Claire Chase |

Nguyen Van Khuyen (right) and To Hoai Thuong (left). Photo: Flore de Preneuf/World Bank Last year, we showcased how Vietnamese farmers in the Mekong Delta are adapting to climate change. You met…

Hyea Won Lee, Vikas Choudhary |

The markets for rural energy access and internet connectivity are ripe for disruption – and increasingly, we’re seeing benefit from combining the offerings.   Traditionally, power and broadband…

Anna Lerner, Roku Fukui, Doyle Gallegos |

Photo: SkyPics Studio/Shutterstock Data on the sharing economy (Uber, Airbnb and so on) are scarce, but a recent study estimates that the revenue growth of these platforms has been dramatic. In…

Hernan Winkler |

Today, on World Water Day, which this year is dedicated to wastewater, we’d like to seize the occasion to debunk some of the myths that prevent sector experts and city managers all over the world…

Martin Gambrill, Sophie Trémolet, Valerie Florence Sturm, Clementine Marie Stip |