As the world becomes increasingly urbanized, the number of megacities is growing rapidly. Today there are 37 cities worldwide with populations of greater than 10 million, and 84 with populations…

Philip E. Karp, Peter Ellis, Barjor Mehta |

A man holds his family's "red book, " the land use rights certificate in Vietnam, which includes both his and his wife's names. (Photo by Chau Doan / World Bank) Ground-…

Jorge Muñoz |

Một phụ nữ người Thái tại buổi lấy ý kiến về dự án thuỷ điện Trung sơn.  Photo: Bồ Thị Hồng Mai / Ngân hàng Thế giới Tháng 8 năm 2016, tôi đến Quảng Ngãi, một tỉnh miền Trung Việt Nam, nhằm thu…

Nghi Quy Nguyen |

Engaging with citizens to obtain their views on the quality of service and the responsiveness of governmental bodies is uncommon in Egypt. The water and sanitation sector is no exception. Planning…

Amal Faltas |

أمل فلتس هي أخصائي أول في مجال التنمية الاجتماعية بمكتب البنك الدولي بالقاهرة. ينصب التركيز الرئيسي لأمل على إجراءات وأدوات الحماية والمساءلة الاجتماعية كوسيلة للتواصل مع المواطنين وتعزيز المساءلة…

أمل فلتس |

يقول أحد كبار مسؤولي قطاع الطاقة في غزة، "لا يحصل سكان قطاع غزة على الكهرباء إلا لمدة ساعتين فقط كل 24 ساعة." حتى قبل عشر سنوات مضت، كان قطاع غزة يتمتع بإمدادات الكهرباء على مدى 24 ساعة…

سارة بديعي |

"We have electricity for two hours every 24 hours, " says a high-ranking energy official in Gaza.  Up to just 10 years ago, Gaza enjoyed full, round-the-clock electricity supply 24 hours…

Sara Badiei |

A Thai woman in a consultation meeting in Trung Son Hydropower Project. Photo: Mai Bo / World Bank Last August, I visited Quang Ngai, a central coastal province in Vietnam, to collect data for a…

Nghi Quy Nguyen |

Born in Tunisia, Selma Turki left her native country for France when she was two. She returned to Tunisia for high school and to pass her Baccalaureate. She studied architecture for two years at…

Web Team |

Née en Tunisie, Selma Turki quitte son pays pour la France à l’âge de deux ans. Elle y revient pour faire son lycée et passer son bac. Elle étudie ensuite l’architecture pendant deux ans à l’École…

Web Team |