Public spending in Afghanistan is equal to more than half of the economy’s output. Government and international partners spend around $11 billion, in an economy that produces around $19 billion of…

Tobias Haque |

You don’t care about the size of the drain on the side of roads? About the type of joints used in water pipes? Or the type of electric poles in front of your home? You’re not alone. Still, the…

Stéphane Hallegatte |

The World Bank has been working on Disaster Risk Managment with Guatemala’s national and local authorities and agencies since 2006.

Barbara Minguez Garcia, Rodrigo Donoso Arias |

Violent conflict one of the main impediments to reducing poverty, boosting prosperity, and reaching the Sustainable Development Goals.

Aly Rahim, Daniel P. Owen |

With support from the Government of Japan and the Global Facility for Disaster Risk Reduction, the World Bank and its partners have trained more than 80 Afghan engineers and policymakers in…

Julian Palma, Ditte Fallesen |

A free online course assesses global efforts and innovations by international investors, multilateral development banks and policymakers to unlock massive investment opportunities in EMDEs, while…

Julius Gwyer, Sheila Jagannathan |