Less than half of 3- to 5-year-old children in developing countries participate in some form of early childhood care and education.
In the last few weeks, the latest Ebola crisis has reached a tipping point. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on July 17, and the…
24-hour global ‘Econothon’ highlights the World Bank Group’s knowledge and priorities.
An excerpt of an essay by the World Bank Group President, David Malpass, commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Bretton Woods Conference.
At the G20 Leaders Summit in Japan, World Bank Group President David Malpass stressed reducing inequality and realizing inclusive growth globally.
Financing UHC efficiently and equitably is important to ensure inclusive growth—especially since the health sector accounts for 11 percent of global GDP.
We face daunting, interconnected challenges, but IDA – and the entire World Bank Group – will help the poorest countries meet those challenges and continue our drive to end extreme poverty.
Food is essential for all living organisms to survive and flourish, but for human beings, food transcends biological needs and has long been an integral part of social life and culture.
As we work on the next IDA replenishment we have a chance to integrate these lessons across our programs that are focused on countries affected by fragility and conflict.
A new report examines case studies of successful biodigester programs and discusses how agriculture programs can support the expansion of clean cooking technologies.