Investing in and protecting human capital is a key element of the first institution-wide strategy on fragility, conflict and violence (FCV) of the World Bank Group. Health is a critical element of…

Muhammad Ali Pate, Franck Bousquet |

Guatemala’s new School Feeding Law promises to help promoting food security of all children in school. It also presents an opportunity to better connect markets, address information gaps, empower…

Camila De Ferrari Piazza, Viviana Perego, Katie Kennedy Freeman |

La nueva Ley de Alimentación Escolar de Guatemala promete ayudar a promover la seguridad alimentaria de las niñas y niños que asisten a la escuela.

Camila De Ferrari Piazza, Viviana Perego, Katie Kennedy Freeman |

I witnessed how in a melding of the old and new, the World Bank is working with the Indonesian government to deliver better basic services through the convergence of three elements: the tradition…

Benoît Bosquet |

A class of 4 year olds and their teacher say namaste in rural Nepal.
Photo © Aisha Faquir/World Bank

Amanda Devercelli, Jaime Saavedra |

في أقل من أسبوعين فقط، سيجتمع نحو 1000 شخص في واشنطن العاصمة من أجل منتدى البنك الدولي حول الهشاشة لعام 2018. سيحتشد واضعو السياسات من البلدان النامية والمتقدمة، وممارسون من وكالات الإغاثة…

فرانك بوسكيه |

Step up to the Jobs Challenge It is said that some employees are hired because of their technical skills, but fired due to their behaviors or attitudes, such as arriving late or showing a lack of…

Pablo Acosta, Takiko Igarashi |

A parenting education workshop is underway in Indonesia. Ed's note: This guest blog is by Heather Biggar Tomlinson (Executive Director, Roshan Learning Center) and Syifa Andina (Chairperson,…

Heather Biggar Tomlinson, Syifa Andina |

En la Cumbre sobre el Desarrollo Sostenible de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) que se celebra esta semana, los océanos del mundo van a tener toda la atención que merecen desde hace tiempo, pero que no…

Paula Caballero |

Cette semaine, lors du Sommet des Nations Unies sur le développement durable, les océans recevront l’attention qu’ils méritent depuis longtemps mais qu’ils n’ont pas toujours reçue. En effet, le…

Paula Caballero |