Ghana recently held a Family Planning (FP) 2020 stock-taking event as a countdown to the country’s FP 2020 goals and commitment made during the 2012 London summit. The conference, which brought...

Ibironke Folashade Oyatoye |

Globally, 56 percent of children live in countries with Human Capital Index (HCI) scores below 0.5. As these countries gear up to improve their human capital outcomes, it is vital to set a target...

Zelalem Yilma Debebe |

Economic inclusion programs provide a “big push” to help the extreme poor and other vulnerable people move into sustainable livelihoods, and can play an important part in poverty reduction. Photo...

Ines Arevalo, Michelle Kaffenberger, Aude de Montesquiou |

Globally 2.9 million people died from household air pollution in 2015, caused by cooking over foul, smoky fires from solid fuels such as wood, charcoal, coal, animal dung, and agricultural crop...

Ernesto Sanchez-Triana, Bjorn Klavdy Larsen |

Fotografía: Andy Tembon.
El 16 de octubre es el Día Mundial de la Alimentación, un día en que las personas se reúnen para poner de manifiesto su compromiso con el objetivo de erradicar el...

Andy Chi Tembon, Linda Brooke Schultz, Erick Fernandes |

Photo Credit: Andy Tembon / World Bank October 16 is World Food Day, a day when people come together to declare their commitment to eradicate hunger within a lifetime. Many school-age children...

Andy Chi Tembon, Linda Brooke Schultz, Erick Fernandes |

As we get ready to kick off the new year, let’s recount the voices and stories about how we can enhance the way we interact with our planet. From Ethiopia to Indonesia, we’ve seen our efforts...

Andy Shuai Liu |

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  Un número cada vez más grande de ciudadanos de todo el mundo están exigiendo a urbanistas y autoridades políticas de sus ciudades que “hagan bien las cosas” al...

Verónica Raffo |

When Charles Dickens wrote A Tale of Two Cities in 1859, he was most definitely not thinking about Latin America, let alone Panama.  He was writing about Paris and London, and more importantly,...

Carmen Carpio |

Dans le monde, 165 millions d’enfants de moins de cinq ans sont trop petits pour leur âge, une conséquence directe de la malnutrition chronique. Les atteintes se manifestent pendant la grossesse...

Sri Mulyani Indrawati |