Multiple and overlapping disaster and crises are demonstrating the need for adaptability and flexibility of national disaster risk management (DRM) systems. Here are five ideas to consider when…

Jian Vun, Jolanta Kryspin-Watson |

There is a lot of enthusiasm about the use of digital technologies to solve market failures in agriculture. A forthcoming report by the World Bank finds that by reducing transaction costs…

Marie-Agnès Jouanjean, Chris Weigl, Mariella Goebl |

Public procurement can be used as a public administration tool not only to purchase the needed goods and services, but also, and in a more broader angle, as a vehicle for poverty alleviation and…

Nazaneen Ismail Ali |

The World Bank Group, together with the MDB Working Group on Article 6, has established a Climate Market Club.

Sandhya Srinivasan, Florencia Sánchez |

Benin’s forests provide energy, food, medicine, places of worship and income that support the livelihoods of thousands of communities. They also regulate the air they breathe, the water they drink…

Maria Sarraf, Manuela Ravina da Silva |

Hear from Habiba Gitay, Senior Climate Change Specialist, whose work over the years has focused on providing strategic direction on climate resilience and integrating climate resilience into…

Habiba Gitay |

The mobile and digital gender gap is not going to close on its own. We need to collaborate and take coordinated action.

Mari Elka Pangestu, Mats Granryd |

Examining how Ukraine and Kenya are grappling with similar challenges when it comes to responding to cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) as we pause to observe World Heart Day

Miriam Schneidman, Olena Doroshenko |