[[tweetable]]Durante la próxima década, cerca de 600 millones de personas buscarán empleo, principalmente en los países más pobres del mundo.[[/tweetable]] Solo la región de Asia meridional tendrá…

Akihiko Nishio |

Illicit trade in tobacco products undermines global tobacco prevention and control interventions, particularly with respect to tobacco tax policy. From a public health perspective, illicit trade…

Sheila Dutta |

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Tariq Khokhar |

Photo: Dane Macri/The Advocacy Project via Flickr CC. The relationship between poverty and disability goes both ways: [[tweetable]]disability increases the risk of poverty[[/tweetable]], and[[…

Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo |

Graphic: Nicholas Nam/World Bank Delivering pension or disability services may sound mundane, but if you have seen the recent award-winning movie,  I, Daniel Blake, it is anything but. As the film…

Jana Kunicova, Zubair Bhatti, Aziza Umarova |

Mexico created over 60, 000 jobs between 1993 to 2000 upgrading the apparel value chain from assembly to direct distribution to customers.  (Photo: Maria Fleischmann / World Bank) As we discussed…

Ruchira Kumar |

Young children in Uzbekistan play with mind-stimulating games. Photo: Matluba Mukhamedova / World Bank ​Did you know that investments in early childhood are crucial for achieving the brain’s full…

Dorota Chapko, Omar Arias |

Las tasas de mortalidad de menores de 5 años han descendido en un 49 % desde 1990, según nuevas estimaciones de la mortalidad infantil (i) y un comunicado dado a conocer hoy. Esta información…

Emi Suzuki |

¿Puede algo bueno convertirse eventualmente en malo y hay un punto en que llega a ser demasiado? Cuando se piensa en el desarrollo de Nepal, las remesas parecen ser precisamente ese factor ambiguo…

Aurelien Kruse |

On Nov. 7, 2012, a motorboat carrying 110 illegal immigrants heading for Malaysia capsized in the Bay of Bengal close to Bangladesh’s southeastern border with Myanmar. This tragedy came less than…

Zahid Hussain |