Learn about the importance of incorporating gender pathways into wildlife conservation projects.

Wendy Li, Joni Seager |

About three-quarters of the population in Latin America and the Caribbean uses the Internet. The World Bank studies 24 countries in the region and provides three main findings on household digital…

Gabriel Lara Ibarra, Niccolò Comini, Natalija Gelvanovska-Garcia |

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted employment in Latin American and Caribbean countries. Although labor markets in the region began to recover, employment levels and working conditions have…

Ana Rivadeneira, Sergio Olivieri, Trinidad Saavedra |

Whenever the share of industry in the economy starts waning, industrial expansion often becomes a component of the growth policies. This blog analyzes if and how targeting labor market barriers…

Rishabh Sinha |

Why are fertilizer prices so high, and what can countries in Central America do about this?

Luis Flores, Viviana Perego, Diego Arias |

Find out how World Bank’s podcast Get REDDy is enabling Indigenous Peoples to share their experience reducing deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) with their peers around the globe.

Bouke Berns, Asyl Undeland |

What leads thousands of people to travel almost 4,000 kilometers to risk their lives in uncertain conditions? Are there alternatives? What initiatives can help make this migration successful and…

Ana I. Aguilera, Carolina Mejia-Mantilla, Aylin Isik Dikmelik |

Energy subsidies are proliferating as governments try to shield consumers from rising and volatile energy prices — but these come with significant risks.

Defne Gencer, Elcin Akcura |

The comprehensive vision of an inclusive waterfront requires improving existing public infrastructure, addressing the lack of public access in many segments, and integrating marine ecosystems into…

Horacio Cristian Terraza, Carina Lakovits, Haris Sanahuja, Alessandra Treuherz |

Central America and the Dominican Republic have a good track record of economic growth. Between 1991 and 2019, Central America grew by an average of 4.5% per year, and the Dominican Republic by an…

Michel Kerf |