More than 150 people participated in the SotM Africa conference in 2017. (Courtesy of SotM Africa) There is a unique space where you can encounter everyone from developers of self-driving cars in…

Vivien Deparday, Jocelyn Michele West, Mira Lilian Gupta |

In many developing countries, governments and health authorities face the dilemma of how to feed their growing population while ensuring their food is nutritious. Credit: World Bank Together with…

Felipe F. Dizon, Anna Leigh Josephson |

A recent World Bank report indicates that nine out of 10 of Sri Lankans may live in climate hotspots—or areas highly prone to floods or droughts—by 2050 [[tweetable]]Sri Lanka has a long history…

Thomas Walker |

طعم مياه الشرب في قطاع غزة كطعم مياه البحر. فقد أدت سنوات من الإهمال وسوء الإدارة، وذلك بسبب النزاعات المتكررة إلى حد كبير، إلى استنفاد طبقة المياه الجوفية الطبيعية في القطاع بشكل مطرد لتحل محلها…

أندرس جاجيرسكوج |

In Gaza, the drinking water tastes like seawater. Years of neglect and poor management, due in large part to recurring conflicts, has led to the steady depletion of Gaza’s natural aquifer. The…

Anders Jagerskog, Pasquale Steduto |

À Gaza, l'eau potable a le goût de l'eau de mer. Des années de négligence et de mauvaise gestion, dues en grande partie à des conflits répétitifs, ont conduit à l'épuisement…

Anders Jagerskog |

Photo credit: Leonardo Canon Rubiano/World Bank The World Bank is supporting the Government of Sri Lanka’s efforts to create a roadmap for the modernization of urban bus services in the capital,…

Leonardo Canon Rubiano |

Photo: shplendid | Flickr Creative Commons Talk of trade tariffs and heightened geopolitical tensions are dominating news headlines recently. As developed economies consider escalating…

Mark Moseley |

The simple answer is yes—with a little help from the Infrastructure Prioritization Framework developed by the World Bank.  Experts can make decisions based on remarkably few pieces of information…

Aditi Raina |

As the world observes World Environment Day this week, we should be mindful that [[tweetable]]there will be more plastic in the oceans than fish by 2050 if nothing is done[[/tweetable]], according…

Silpa Kaza, Lisa Yao |