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

Muhammad Ali Pate |

COVID-19 in East Asia: How the Region’s Higher Education Systems are Addressing the Crisis to Adapt to the Future

Noah Yarrow |

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 |

Ensuring better integration of refugees into host communities and longer-term investments in both refugees and their hosts.

Axel van Trotsenburg |

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Such is the case with this image of Aina Jakypova, a math teacher from a Kyrgyz village, explaining percentage calculations on the front gate of her…

Lilia Burunciuc |

The COVID-19 crisis has prompted many cities to reconsider the role of bicycles, which can provide a safe and efficient way to get around. But how do yo go about planning a cycling network that is…

María Catalina Ochoa, Gregor Engelmann |

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the surface the everyday vulnerability in Indonesia, where 35 million people don’t have access to water and 70 million who lack basic sanitation.

Christophe Prevost, Dikshya Thapa, Eka Hendra Setiawan |

The pre-existing inequalities are likely to be exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, making it more difficult for the most vulnerable populations to access critical services - including healthcare…

Linda Van Gelder |

The World Bank, in collaboration with the government of Colombia, is developing a prototype dashboard that helps policy makers on a near real-time basis monitor the interplay of virus spread,…

Jeremy Veillard, Adalsteinn Brown, Santiago De la Cadena Becerra |