Did you know that traditional fish smoking is a sub-sector of the seafood processing industry in Africa?

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Jingjie Chu, Berengere Prince |

The World Bank’s fund for the poorest countries, IDA has been a reliable partner in South Asia for more than six decades and contributed to a sharp decline in poverty in the region. Yet, for…

Hartwig Schafer |

In South Asia, higher exports can translate into benefits for workers such as rising wages and a shift to formal employment. But these gains benefit some groups more than others, notably male,…

Gladys Lopez-Acevedo, Diego Cardozo Medeiros, Deeksha Kokas |

Building up a common regional brand identity is paramount to the success of Himalayan large cardamom, and it can also help secure the livelihoods of the women home-based workers who nurture and…

Navya D’Souza |

Studies indicate that in India alone, only 30 percent of the IT workforce is female. Most women in IT start well, but their careers are disrupted five to 10 years in, thanks to marriage or…

Ramalatha Marimuthu |

Interesting new results show that increasing women's control over their earnings via direct deposit and ability to use bank accounts can help bring women into the labor market and stay there…

Markus Goldstein |

À l’heure où nous travaillons sur la prochaine reconstitution des ressources de l’IDA, nous avons l’occasion d'intégrer ces enseignements dans nos programmes axés sur les pays en situation de…

Kristalina Georgieva |

Mientras trabajamos en la próxima reposición de recursos de la AIF, tenemos la oportunidad de integrar estas lecciones en nuestros programas que se centran en países afectados por la fragilidad y…

Kristalina Georgieva |

لقد تراجعت نسبة الفقر المدقع من أكثر من ثلث سكان العالم قبل 30 عامًا إلى أقل من 10% اليوم، ولكن هذا ليس هو الحال بالنسبة لمن يعيشون في مناطق الحروب أو بالقرب منها.

كريستالينا جورجيفا |