2013年,凌源市在辽宁市政府支持下请求世行助其解决缺水问题。通过投资建设再生水回用基础设施,世行帮助该市增强了城市水务系统韧性。如今,随着此类设施建成,约60%经处理的市政污水得到了回收,其中57%以有竞争力的价格出售给了企业,从而确保了运营成本的全额回收。

Minghe Tao |

The Bank financed the Liaoning Coastal Zone Development Urban Infrastructure and Environmental Management Project to upgrade wastewater treatment plant processes, improve sewers to double…

Minghe Tao |

 Photo: Curt Carnemark / World Bank Crises in access to water are making headlines around the world. Among difficult policy pathways to respond, convincing people to change their behavior and…

Laura De Castro Zoratto, Courtney Price Ivins |

Rows of solar collectors line the roofs of many buildings in China. Driving through Jiangsu and Anhui provinces adjacent to Shanghai, China, last month, I was struck. Not by the sheer number of…

Joe Qian |

A while back, I saw this blog post, written by a Global Voices blogger Juliana Rincón Parra, highlighting storytellers using online videos to raise awareness about hunger in the Philippines.

James I Davison |

A woman explains a project to restore education in the part of Gansu, China, hit by last May's earthquake. Grassroots civil society organizations proposed innovative project ideas this week…

David Dollar |

"The glacier at Karo-la pass covered the whole rock face when our Tibetan guide began leading tours in 1996." I spent the October holiday in China traveling across the Tibetan plateau to…

David Dollar |

Last year was marked by the breeding of Little Grebes in Xialiangwang, one of the ‘Restoration of Freshwater Biodiversity in Lake Dianchi’ project's restoration sites.

Tony Whitten |