Eliminating inequality is integral to the Sustainable Development Goals , from ‘universal access’ to water, to ending poverty ‘everywhere’. Yet in a world where the politics of who gets what is…

Nathaniel Mason |

Those who have tried toilet training a pet dog or cat know that it is a difficult proposition. How about toilet training a flock of 30 chickens? “Why would I want to?” Because in poor countries,…

Derek Headey |

Credit: Water & Sanitation Program  Cities over the past century have become the driving force of the global economy. Accounting for over half the world’s population and generating around 80%…

Robert C. Brears |

Ce robinet public dessert 1000 familles à El Alto, en Bolivie. (Photo par Stephan Bachenheimer / Banque mondiale) Les villes secondaires ou petites villes* ne sont généralement pas desservies par…

Fadel Ndaw |

When we go to the supermarket, our decision-making is considerably aided by having the price, ingredients and source of goods clearly labeled. This allows us to rapidly compare the characteristics…

Guy Hutton |

يبدو أن الجميع يتحدثون عن عدم المساواة هذه الأيام، وأنا شخصيا أشعر بالسعادة بعد أن باتت هذه القضية في صدارة المناقشات التي تدور حول التنمية. نستطيع النظر إلى عدم المساواة من زوايا مختلفة لا علاقة…

Ana Revenga |

It seems that everyone is talking about inequality these days, and I, for one, am happy to see this issue at the forefront in the development discussion. We can look at inequality in a number of…

Ana Revenga |

Access to formal financial services has been expanding in recent years.  But as people start to use these services for the first time, it has become clear that the challenge is not only providing…

Miriam Bruhn, Rekha Reddy |

Vous ne le savez sans doute pas mais, dans les communautés où l’usage de toilettes n’est pas répandu, les enfants sont en moyenne plus petits.  D’après une nouvelle étude conjointe du programme…

Alassane Sow |

Este blog está también disponible en: Inglés Alassane Sow, gerente del Banco Mundial a cargo de las operaciones en Camboya, y Rana Flowers, representante de UNICEF en Camboya, escribieron una…

Alassane Sow |