本周,全球食品安全伙伴机制将在开普敦召开第三届年会。本次年会闭幕后,圣诞节假期即将到来,届时人们应会把食品安全问题抛之脑后。不安全食品给人口和整个经济造成了沉重代价,同时也被视为200多种疾病的首要致因。不过,安全食品无需是高档美食,这正是世界银行集团工作的动力所在。能够获得食品并不能保障食品安全。我们日益认识到食品安全如何对人口产生影响,尤其是对贫困人口的生活和生计的影响。...

Juergen Voegele |

تعْقِد الشراكة العالمية من أجل سلامة الغذاء (GFSP) هذا الأسبوع اجتماعها السنوي الثالث (e) في كيب تاون، قبيل موسم العطلات الذي لا تشغل فيه قضايا سلامة الغذاء أذهان كل شخص. ولكنها قضايا ينبغي أن...

Juergen Voegele |

Cette semaine, le Partenariat mondial pour la sécurité sanitaire des aliments tient sa troisième assemblée annuelle (a) au Cap (Afrique du Sud). Cette manifestation, qui se déroule juste avant les...

Juergen Voegele |

Esta semana, la Asociación Mundial por la Seguridad Alimentaria  (i) va a tener su tercera reunión anual en Ciudad del Cabo, justo antes de la temporada de vacaciones, cuando el tema de la...

Juergen Voegele |

This week, the Global Food Safety Partnership will hold its third annual meeting in Cape Town, just ahead of the holiday season when food safety issues are not on everyone’s minds. They should be...

Juergen Voegele |

  Photo: Dana Smillie / World Bank To maintain current growth rates and meet demands for infrastructure, developing countries will require an additional investment of at least an estimated US$1...

Nazaneen Ismail Ali, Rachel Lipson |

The most recent data show significant strides in reducing maternal mortality at the national level over the past 20 years.  Improvements in access to maternal health care, especially in skilled...

Haruna Kashiwase |

As we observe World Population Day on July 11, there is new momentum in Africa’s Sahel region to achieve an important milestone in many nations’ path to economic prosperity – realizing the...

Meera Shekar |

As countries all across Africa recognize International Day of the African Child today, I thought it would be a timely opportunity to blog about the progress of under-five child mortality rates...

Dereje Ketema Wolde |

New entrants to the working age population in most Middle East and North Africa countries encounter economic structures and policies that have long failed to generate an adequate number of new...

Farrukh Iqbal |