Credit: UN-REDD Programme/Pablo Cambronero  The countdown is now well and truly onto to the Paris climate change talks in France. A key factor in the talks will be the national plans, known as the...

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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...

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Residents in Wazirpur, India share with us how electricity access has spurred their hope for a better, more dignified life. (Photo: TPDLL)Rarely does one read about a private utility’s successful...

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Also available in: Español | Français | العربية | Português How can improved roads change peoples’ lives? How much do people benefit from road projects? Answering these seemingly simple questions...

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Chef David Chang, left, with World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at the Future of Food event. ​© Simone D. McCourtie/World Bank How can everyone, everywhere, get enough nutritious food? A...

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Also available in Bahasa Indonesia Women are emerging as a major force for change. Countries that have invested in girls’ education and removed legal barriers that prevent women from achieving...

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