One of the more unusual places I’ve visited through my work is a veterinary and livestock training farm in the Ganja region in western Azerbaijan. As a devoted animal lover, I relished the…

Tako Kobakhidze |

A summary of the important steps the World Bank Group has taken in response to COVID-19.

David Malpass |

Becoming more equal in East Asia Pacific by reducing the trade-offs between work and home

Victoria Kwakwa |

On any rational cost-benefit basis, investing in preparedness, whether for pandemics or natural hazards, is possibly one of the best investments any country can make. A dollar spent on…

Abhas Jha |

Over the last five years, an extensive coalition of development partners has been working under the Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety to make roads safer in 10 cities…

Alina Florentina Burlacu, Dipan Bose, Juan Miguel Velásquez, Dr. Soames Job, BA (Honours 1), PhD, GAICD, FACRS, Noor Ibrahim Mohamed |

New findings show that, like their counterparts in many neighboring countries, Honduran women are sorely underrepresented in the job market.

Veronica Michel, Ian Walker |

Pedestrians represent 70% of all traffic fatalities in Baku, with many people struck by vehicles when simply trying to cross the street.

Tako Kobakhidze |

While camps are often crucial for the displaced populations in the immediate term, they are not a tenable option when displacement becomes prolonged.

Utz Pape, Ambika Sharma |

It is hard to believe that only 70 years ago, in most Latin American countries, women could not vote. Or even more recently, women’s access to land under agrarian reforms depended on factors .…

Reina Zavala, Ivonne Astrid Moreno Horta |

In developing countries, governments with few resources are trying to figure out how to raise living standards and lift people out of poverty, while at the same time reducing emissions and…

Axel van Trotsenburg |