With climate change, extreme events are expected to be the “new normal” for many small island developing states. It will take coordination and action from multiple stakeholders to effectively…

Joaquin Toro, Kerri Cox |

The world is urbanizing at an unprecedented speed and scale, with more than half the global population living in cities today… rising to nearly 7 out of 10 people in cities by 2050.

Sameh Wahba |

Here are 7 things you need to know about taxing sugar-sweetened beverages.

Ceren Ozer |

The World Bank has prioritized helping Saint Vincent and the Grenadines build resilience against natural disaster and climate change.

Tahseen Sayed, Ricardo Alfredo Habalian |

La Banque mondiale s’emploie à aider Saint-Vincent-et-les-Grenadines à renforcer sa résilience aux catastrophes naturelles et au changement climatique.

Tahseen Sayed, Ricardo Alfredo Habalian |

El Banco Mundial ha dado prioridad a ayudar a San Vicente y las Granadinas a desarrollar la capacidad de recuperación contra los desastres naturales y el cambio climático.

Tahseen Sayed, Ricardo Alfredo Habalian |

今こそカリブ地域に必要な継続投資についてしっかりと検討することが重要です。これは、過去の惨状から十分に回復するだけでなく、将来起こりうる地震や、今後より強く、より頻繁に発生する嵐に備えるためにも重要です。

Elizabeth Hausler, Thomas Moullier, Louisa Helen Barker, Michael Collins, Saurabh Dani |

East Asia Pacific’s (EAP) strong economic performance over the past few decades has significantly benefited and empowered women in the region, bringing better health and education and greater…

Victoria Kwakwa |

The 2017 Hurricane season was the most devastating season on record in terms of cost. For many, it was a stark reminder of how the entire economy of a small nation can be wiped out in a few hours…

Christelle Chapoy, Mariana Ceratti, Brune Andre |

What exactly is procurement, you may ask? If you google the word, you’ll likely find several different definitions.   Essentially, procurement is about buying things. That sounds quite simple, of…

Sandro Nozadze |