Urban Development

Metro Manila – one of the largest economic hubs in Southeast Asia – is the economic powerhouse of the Philippines, home to roughly 11 percent of the country’s population and contributing 32…

Jun Rentschler, Christoph Klaiber, Artessa Saldivar-Sali, Elad Shenfeld|

When nature-based solutions (NBS) are integrated into traditional infrastructure projects, they can help service providers deliver more cost-effective and resilient services. New financing…

Carmen Rosa Yee-Batista, Suzanne Ozment, Emi Yamamura Kinjo, Laura Bulbena Janer|

Cities around the world experienced 5 percent increase in expenditures and 10 percent decrease in revenues during 2020, on average. Read the latest World Bank blog on the case of Pereira, Colombia…

Ivonne Astrid Moreno Horta|

Research shows that although investment in roads contributes to growth in income, the benefits are uneven across locations.

Simon Alder, Kevin Croke, Alice Duhaut, Robert Marty, Ariana Vaisey|

Seven steps towards climate neutrality by 2030, by the World Bank.

Marcel Ionescu-Heroiu|
Urban Development