While child mortality rates have plummeted worldwide, [[tweetable]]nearly one-third of all children under 5 in developing countries are stunted[[/tweetable]]. Children who are stunted (having low...

Claire Chase |

Co-authors: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – Jan Willem Rosenboom The University of Leeds – Barbara Evans Emory University – Christine Moe & Eduardo Perez The World Bank – Sophie...

Martin Gambrill |

Enumerators in Ecuador collecting water sample for water quality test. Credit: World Bank team in Ecuador Over the last few years, the international community has been busy establishing new...

Ana María Oviedo, Libbet Loughnan |

Child using a latrine in Rajasthan.  Photo credit: World Bank [[tweetable]]Almost 600 million Indians living in rural areas defecate in the open[[/tweetable]]. To meet the ambitious targets of the...

Joep Verhagen |

Recently developed Fecal Sludge Management tools to help address this important, but often-ignored, urban sanitation issue. A global challenge [[tweetable]]In the rapidly expanding cities of the...

Peter Hawkins, Isabel Blackett |

When the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were signed, a commitment was made to deliver improved water and sanitation to half the unserved population. This ambitious target was met for water...

Guy Hutton |