As they respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19), countries have a unique opportunity to plan for stronger and greener economies.

John Roome |

En Centroamérica cohabitan más de 60 pueblos indígenas que componen la diversa población de la región y que han desarrollado sistemas propios de organización social, política, económica y cultural…

Carolina Hoyos, Ramiro Batzin, Margaret Arnold |

As planning for recovery from the impacts of COVID-19 begins, the big question is what form this new economy might take?

Urvashi Narain, Hasita Bhammar |

The deadly COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic is bringing together leaders of South Asian countries in a way rarely seen in recent years.

Cecile Fruman, Mandakini Kaul |

The International Day of Forests this month is an opportunity to recognize the vital role played by forests in improving the livelihoods of 400 million Africans who depend on them for food, energy…

Africa Olojoba |

La Journée internationale des forêts, célébrée le 21 mars, est l’occasion de reconnaître le rôle vital que jouent les forêts pour améliorer le quotidien de 400 millions d’Africains dont la…

Africa Olojoba |

On this rainy morning in January 2020, I am delighted to join my colleagues from the World Bank office in Madagascar—all of us wearing raincoats and carrying shovels, ready to plant 1,000 plants…

Erik Reed |

Imperméables sur le dos et pelles entre les mains, je suis ravi de retrouver mes collègues du bureau de la Banque mondiale à Madagascar ce matin pluvieux de janvier 2020 pour planter 1000 plants…

Erik Reed |

Economic activity in South Asia decelerated sharply in 2019 amid financial sector issues in India, monetary tightening in Pakistan, and global headwinds to regional exports. Five charts illustrate…

Temel Taskin |