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 |

版本: English 确保城市道路设计对于所有人尤其是对行动不便人员无障碍,始终是世界银行城市交通战略的基石。但是,即使实现城市道路的无障碍化只涉及一些相对简单的措施,比如在人行道上增加触觉标记和缘石坡道,在实施中也不容易做到。虽然改造设施所增加的成本可以说是微不足道,但是对细节的重视却至关重要。这一点往往并不容易做到,就像左边这张几年前拍摄于一次项目实施督导中的照片所显示的情形——…

Shomik Mehndiratta, Winnie Wang, Dianzhong Shen |

Also available in: 中文 Ensuring that urban roads are designed to be accessible to all users — particularly to users with mobility challenges — has long been a cornerstone of the World Bank’s urban…

Shomik Mehndiratta, Winnie Wang, Dianzhong Shen |

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…

يورجن فوجيل |

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 |

For China, the minimum wage is a useful tool to reduce wage and income inequality, and in recent years, the minimum wage has risen rapidly in many provinces. We recently asked Shi Li (Professor of…

Shi Li, Jobs Group |

Let me start with a disclaimer: I am overweight.  My kids and my wife keep telling me that I need to be mindful of what and how much I eat and be more disciplined with my exercise regime.  Why do…

Patricio V. Marquez |