In rural Indonesia, rice accounts for almost one-quarter of the total expenditures of the poor. However, food prices have been on a rollercoaster ride because of unreliable production data.

Maria Monica Wihardja, Mohamad Ikhsan |

Di pedesaan Indonesia, beras menyumbang hampir seperempat dari total pengeluaran penduduk miskin. Namun, harga makanan sering bergejolak seperti rollercoaster karena data produksi pangan belum…

Maria Monica Wihardja, Mohamad Ikhsan |

Photo: Alex Proimos/Flickr Transport has a key part to play in connecting people to the resources they need in order to reach their full potential. In other words, transport and human capital go…

Karla Dominguez Gonzalez, Nathalie Picarelli, Malaika Becoulet |

Ariel view of rice paddies in Rwanda News headlines often feature stories of water scarcity challenges and increasing competition for water. So it is clear that we need to improve the efficiency…

Diego Juan Rodriguez |

Forested land provides a wide variety of benefits: they regulate water flows, sequester carbon, and harbor biodiversity. But farm communities receive few of these benefits.

Stefano Pagiola |

Las tierras boscosas proporcionan una amplia variedad de beneficios: regulan los flujos de agua, secuestran carbono y albergan la biodiversidad. Pero las comunidades agrícolas reciben poco de…

Stefano Pagiola |

As florestas podem fornecer uma ampla variedade de benefícios ambientais: eles regulam os fluxos de água, sequestram carbono e abrigam a biodiversidade. Contudo, apenas parte deles são percebidos …

Stefano Pagiola |

The West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program is building a sustainable and nutritious food system in Nigeria that creates jobs for youth. Photo: Dasan Bobo/World Bank For too long the…

Simeon Ehui |

Le Programme de productivité agricole en Afrique de l’Ouest est en train de mettre en place un système alimentaire soutenable et équilibré afin de créer des emplois pour les jeunes. Photo: Dasan…

Simeon Ehui |

Corredor Seco, Honduras. Copyright: Angels Maso. World Bank.  A few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to visit the "Federico Boquín" water treatment plant and dam in Tegucigalpa, one of…

Seynabou Sakho, Marco Antonio Aguero |