As heatwaves intensify, life for many South Asians will change. While this change may not be fully reversible, with appropriate policy and action, it can be managed to ease its impact.

Muthukumara Mani, Gulrez Shah Azar |

Participants from the Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia, Romania, Uzbekistan, and Saudi Arabia visited Singapore to build knowledge, skills, and solutions to improve sustainable urban management.…

James Tay |

The effects of continuous and seemingly limitless expansion of urban areas are taking a toll on many, if not most, cities of Sub-Saharan Africa. This is particularly apparent in Tanzania’s…

Eric Dickson, Franka van Marrewijk |

24-hour global ‘Econothon’ highlights the World Bank Group’s knowledge and priorities.

Jasmin Buttar |

In 1996, Chongqing’s per capita GDP was US$550. Twenty years later, it has grown 14 times to almost US$9,000, and the city has transitioned out of heavy industry: one in three laptops worldwide…

Xueman Wang |

At the G20 Leaders Summit in Japan, World Bank Group President David Malpass stressed reducing inequality and realizing inclusive growth globally.

David Malpass |