It was recorded by the Spanish conquistadors, and triggered famines that have been linked to China’s 1901 Boxer Rebellion and even the French revolution. Named by Peruvian fishermen because of its…

Francis Ghesquiere, Nicholas Jones |

Apoyar el desarrollo sostenible de los pueblos indígenas es fundamental para alcanzar los dos objetivos del Banco Mundial de poner fin a la pobreza y promover la prosperidad compartida en los…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Maninder Gill |

Supporting Indigenous Peoples’ sustainable development is critical to meeting the World Bank’s twin goals of ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity in the countries in which they live. The…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Maninder Gill |

En la Cumbre sobre el Desarrollo Sostenible de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) que se celebra esta semana, los océanos del mundo van a tener toda la atención que merecen desde hace tiempo, pero que no…

Paula Caballero |

Cette semaine, lors du Sommet des Nations Unies sur le développement durable, les océans recevront l’attention qu’ils méritent depuis longtemps mais qu’ils n’ont pas toujours reçue. En effet, le…

Paula Caballero |

At this week's UN Sustainable Development Summit, the world's oceans will be getting the attention they have long deserved -- but not always received. They are the focus of Sustainable…

Paula Caballero |

A septic tank is being emptied. Photo: Water and Sanitation Program/World Bank

Maraita Listyasari |

Tanki septik sedang disedot. Photo: Water and Sanitation Program/World Bank

Maraita Listyasari |

Turkey has radically transformed its land title registration system, and decreased the turnaround time for recording property transactions to just two hours. I just returned from Turkey where I…

Wael Zakout |

For those keeping abreast of Burundi’s state of affairs, it could be easy to forget that the country is much more inviting than what we have seen lately in the media. Despite the ongoing crisis,…

Paola Agostini |