People’s ability to afford electricity to light their homes or power their domestic appliances, pay for gas to cook or heat their homes, or buy fuel to run their businesses has been a concern for…

Defne Gencer |

If some or many refugee movements can be predicted, what are the implications?

Xavier Devictor |

Cash transfers can effectively mitigate the impacts of energy subsidy reforms on vulnerable households. Our report explores successful experiences from various countries, providing insights into…

Anit Mukherjee, Defne Gencer, Mohamed Almenfi, Ugo Gentilini, Yuko Okamura |

Our annual summer reading list is back with suggestions covering where to start when thinking about rebuilding Ukraine's damaged infrastructure, building climate resilience through PPPs,…

David Lawrence |

Discover how the World Bank and GFDRR are turning crises into opportunities for resilience building. Explore the impact of multidimensional crises on disaster risk reduction and recovery efforts.…

Katie Peters, Karima Ben Bih |

Learn how air pollution is part of a feedback loop amplifying climate impacts and how policy action can significantly reduce air pollution, improve health, and generate employment opportunities at…

Sanjay Srivastava, Elena Strukova-Golub, Sameer Akbar, Paola Agostini |

This World Refugee Day gives us an opportunity to reflect on what works and what doesn’t to best support refugees and host countries in a world often suffering persistent conflict, violence, and…

Xavier Devictor |

World Bank guarantees play a vital role in addressing global challenges, attracting private sector expertise, and mobilizing capital for development projects. Explore the impact of guarantees in…

Şebnem Erol Madan |

For millennia, the Black Sea has supported economic and human development in the region, and today more than 160 million people living in Bulgaria, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Türkiye, and Ukraine…

Paola Agostini, Eolina Petrova Milova, Sameer Akbar |