World Water Week

After teachers, principals are considered to be the most important school input to student learning. Photo: World Bank Addressing the global learning crisis requires improving the experience of…

Melissa Adelman, Rita Almeida, Juan Baron|

Many people working in development hope to `inform’ public officials.  For example, academic research or the Bank’s own analytical studies often conclude with `policy recommendations’ to be taken…

Daniel Rogger, Ravi Somani|

The holidays are upon us - a time to relax, see friends and family, and generally catch up. If you are anything like me then catching up will involve reading, so I thought that I’d share with you…

Pinelopi Goldberg|

Also available in: English © ThickStock.com/Getty Images Die erste, von der Weltbank vor 10 Jahren emittierte „grüne Anleihe“ wurde zur Vorlage für den mit mehr als 500 Mrd. US-Dollar bewerteten…

Heike Reichelt|

Today, less than 10 percent of the world population lives in extreme poverty. Based on information about basic needs collected from 15 low-income countries, the World Bank defines the extreme poor…

Dean Mitchell Jolliffe, Divyanshi Wadhwa|