With only 2 people per square kilometer, Mongolia is one of the most sparsely populated countries on earth. While that can make public service delivery daunting, improving health and education…

Amarbayasgalan Dorj, Kristina Aquino, Munkh-Erdene Dambajav |

Mujeres Hmong Flor, mercado de Bac Ha, Vietnam. Foto: Tran Thi Hoa/World Bank Este es el primer blog de una serie relativa a los pueblos indígenas basada en un seminario web realizado…

Gillette Hall, Ariel Gandolfo |

Албан бус орчуулга. Монголын эдийн засгийн өнөөгийн байдал нь түүхий эдийн үнэ унасан, эдийн засгийн өсөлт буурсан гэдэг хоёр хүчин зүйлийн нийлбэр дээр байна. Энэ байдал нь орлогын бууралтад…

Junko Onishi |

A waste collection site in Dar es Salaam,   Tanzania. Photo: Cecilia Paradi-Guilford Plastic waste, in particular PET, which is typically found in soda bottles, is becoming abundant in African…

Cecilia Paradi-Guilford, Scott Henry |

Mongolia’s current economic situation is characterized by a combination of falling commodity prices and slowing growth. This heightens the need for the country’s social welfare system to protect…

Junko Onishi |

Acabamos de lanzar el nuevo sitio MapVietnam en www.worldbank.org/mapvietnam, (i) que ofrece datos socioeconómicos a nivel de provincias y…

Gabriel Demombynes |

The United Nations has declared 2014 as the International Year of Small Island Developing States (SIDS), in recognition of the contributions this group of countries has made to the world, and to…

Ivan Rossignol |

Imagine if, in 1799 – the year in which Napoleon seized power – a research institute had published its global forecasts for the next 20 years. Its researchers would have known about the tremendous…

Eliana Cardoso |