World Bank South Asia Vice President Hartwig Schafer reflects on his three decades at the World Bank and the lessons learned that make a difference.
Africa’s food systems are in the throes of a climate crisis. We urgently need to adapt Africa’s agriculture and food system to climate change. And we need to act now.
I was born and raised in Cote d’Ivoire, a majestic but vulnerable coastal country. I know all too well how coastal livelihoods and communities have been shattered by intense flooding, poorly built…
The province of Sindh includes some of the most drought prone areas of Pakistan. The World Bank's Sindh Resilience Project aims to mitigate drought risks in vulnerable areas of Sindh, working…
New Zealand’s success story is often told in terms of its lamb, wool, kiwifruit and agricultural exports. But our country’s greatest asset has always been our people who have been equipped to do…
World Bank South Asia Region team provides a platform for conversations about regional connectivity and helps find common ground between country priorities and regional integration.
As heatwaves intensify, life for many South Asians will change. While this change may not be fully reversible, with appropriate policy and action, it can be managed to ease its impact.
Chocolate is becoming more and more of a luxury item for most consumers. However, the situation among producers in Côte d'Ivoire is vastly different.
A new report examines case studies of successful biodigester programs and discusses how agriculture programs can support the expansion of clean cooking technologies.
We cannot eradicate extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity if what’s being consumed by millions of poor and vulnerable is not safe.