The World Bank remains focused on helping to translate global commitments into tangible actions at the country level.

Muhammad Ali Pate |

Irrigation agencies around the world have continued to function despite challenging circumstances. However, there have been multiple shocks impacting service delivery.

Pieter Waalewijn, Karin Krchnak, Ijsbrand Harko de Jong, Svetlana Valieva |

During the COVID-19 crisis, climate shocks and extreme weather events will not stop. As countries begin the process of recovery, it is critical that we focus on building climate resilience,…

Arame Tall |

Malaysia’s financial sector regulators have decided to develop their own green taxonomy, while learning from other international and national experiences.

Farah Imrana Hussain |

What can other countries learn from Korea?  The importance of a strong geospatial data infrastructure and an open platform cannot be overstated. While apps and advanced algorithms are valuable, a…

Mika-Petteri Torhonen, Sarah Elizabeth Antos, Dongkyu Kwak, Alvaro Federico Barra |

Policies have been implemented and money has been devoted to supporting initiatives to end child marriages in Rwanda, but the truth is, our communities have the last word. The best policies may be…

Natasha Uwase |

Pour mettre fin aux mariages précoces, le Rwanda s’est doté de politiques et de moyens financiers. Mais, en réalité, la réussite de ce combat repose sur nos communautés. Les autorités auront beau…

Natasha Uwase |

تفرض جائحة كورونا (COVID–19) اختيارات صعبة، على المدى القصير، بين الصحة والبيئة، وتضع على المحك أول مبدئين من المبادئ الثلاثة لاستراتيجيات الوقاية من الملوثات البلاستيكية المتمثلة في الحد من…

غريغورس بيشكو |

The key hygiene issues arise at the consumption stage and downstream, during collection and sorting of plastic waste before recycling.

Grzegorz Peszko |

Malaysia is no stranger to external shocks affecting its macroeconomy. This latest global COVID-19 crisis is particularly unique given the context in which it emerged and the dual threats it poses…

Firas Raad |