The World Bank recently co-organized Sierra Leone's first-ever Resilient Urban Mobility Hackathon, where talented youth came together together to tackle transport challenges through the use…

Fatima Arroyo Arroyo, Xavier Espinet, Dunstan Matekenya |

Сможет ли Центральная Азия после почти 200 лет изоляции стать важным связующим звеном в мировой экономике?

Wolfgang Fengler, Paul Vallely |

“Freetown lacks proper public transport and infrastructure.” During the rainy season of May through November in Sierra Leone, many Freetown students who live far from school are at the mercy of…

Fatima Arroyo Arroyo, Xavier Espinet |

El aumento de la tecnología de cadena de bloques promete revolucionar muchos sectores, incluida la logística comercial transfronteriza y las cadenas de suministro globales

Chi Fung Fan, Almud Weitz, Yin Lam |

The rise of blockchain promises to revolutionize many sectors, including cross-border trade logistics and global supply chains: blockchain can help track international shipments more effectively,…

Chi Fung Fan, Almud Weitz, Yin Lam |

Les blockchains peuvent en effet permettre d’assurer un suivi plus efficace des expéditions, de réduire les tâches administratives en automatisant les formalités et de protéger les transactions…

Chi Fung Fan, Almud Weitz, Yin Lam |

تعمل تقنية قواعد البيانات المتسلسلة سريعا على تحويل طريقة تخزين البيانات وإدارتها. فبدلًا من استخدام قاعدة بيانات مركزية، تعتمد تقنية قواعد البيانات المتسلسلة على شبكة من كتل البيانات المحمية…

تشي فونغ فان, ألمود فايتز, يعين لم |

图片: LIC/Flickr 无论采用何种方法度量,空气污染造成的影响都很惊人。最新研究显示,全世界空气污染使得普通人的平均预期寿命缩短了1.8岁,也是导致全球每年约880万人早逝的主要原因——这一数字是之前估测数字的两倍,空气污染因此而成为当今世界人口死亡的主要致因之一。

Javier Morales Sarriera, Gurpreet Singh Sehmi |

Photo: LIC/Flickr No matter how you measure it, the impact of air pollution is startling. According to new research, air pollution worldwide cuts life expectancy by 1.8 years for an average person…

Javier Morales Sarriera, Gurpreet Singh Sehmi |

The World Bank employs a variety of specialists in different disciplines, often with abstract and hard to understand titles. Not me. When people ask what I do for the Bank I say “I build roads”.…

Chris Bennett |