When nature-based solutions (NBS) are integrated into traditional infrastructure projects, they can help service providers deliver more cost-effective and resilient services. New financing…

Carmen Rosa Yee-Batista, Suzanne Ozment, Emi Yamamura Kinjo, Laura Bulbena Janer |

With the reduction in health budgets following the response to the COVID-19 crisis, Latin American and Caribbean countries must prioritize spending on high-yield resilience.

Jeremy Veillard, Cristian Herrera, Nicole Feune de Colombi |

Learn about the challenges of using the available theory on gender-based violence prevention and putting it into practice in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Diana Catalina Buitrago Orozco, Lorena Levano, Diana Moss, Manuel Contreras-Urbina, Giselle Marie Bello |

Let's reflect on what is still missing for people with disabilities in Latin America and the Caribbean, and the path to continue #BreakingBarriers making the invisible, visible.

Maria González de Asis, Maria Elena García Mora |

Learn more about the potential of the sovereign green, social and sustainability bond market to mobilize private capital.

Farah Imrana Hussain, Helena Dill, Banu Turhan Kayaalp |

Innovation is key to improving the breeding and extraction of marine and inland species, as well as to enhancing the quality of life of fishing and aquaculture communities. Today, its potential to…

Mariana Escobar, David Ramos López, Michael Morris |

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 |

Learn more about the link between gender equality, Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities, landscapes, and climate change.

Christian Peter, Ezgi Canpolat, Meerim Shakirova |

Transport innovation can introduce more fairness into urban policy and make sure fiscal resources go to transport modes that are most beneficial to people, the planet, and the economy.

Ellin Ivarsson, Leonardo Canon Rubiano, Bianca Bianchi |

This blog is a biweekly feature highlighting recent working papers from around the World Bank Group. It introduces five papers published from March 16 to March 31 on various topics, including…

Marcelo Buitron, Policy Research Working Paper team |