Air conditioning and refrigeration are essential, but contribute significantly to climate change. To address this, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) is launching a new program to unlock…

Alzbeta Klein, William Sonneborn |

In Burkina Faso, as in other West African countries, the judicial system faces several challenges: slow judicial procedures, difficulty with providing evidence, corruption, etc. As a result, these…

Fatima Deme |

At the start of this year, most universities in Bangladesh lacked basic learning management systems and digital infrastructure. Now the country has risen to the challenge making all teaching and…

Mokhlesur Rahman, Mustahsin-ul-Aziz , Shazia Omar Ahmed |

Despite Ghana’s significant progress in reducing poverty over the years, regional and sub-regional disparities in income level and access to social services persist, particularly with regard to…

Jessica Lopez, Yoko Nagashima, Eunice Yaa Brimfah Ackwerh |

The World Bank Group has developed a set of ethics principles for private health providers as they face enormous financial pressures due to the pandemic.

Priyanka Ripley |

The experience in Zambia of boosting school enrollment under KGS provides useful lessons for governments facing the unprecedented challenge of re-enrolling millions of children when schools reopen…

Ioana Botea, Sophia Friedson-Ridenour |

Ask any tourist visiting Central Asia what they love about the region and, among other responses, you are likely to hear about their mouth-watering experience eating fresh, tasty fruits and…

Kateryna Schroeder, Sergiy Zorya |

As the region recovers from the economic downturn, it is important that governments make their recovery 'green'.

Lia Sieghart, Martin Heger |

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed many vulnerabilities in health care systems across South Asian countries, including Bangladesh. As we respond to and learn from this crisis, it presents an…

Md Rafi Hossain, Shakil Ahmed |