Indonesia has emerged as a force to be reckoned with, growing to be the fourth most populous country in the world and more than halving poverty from the turn of the century until today. However,…
International Poverty Day, which falls today, is yet another call to action to eradicate poverty across the world and help Firoza and millions of others live a better life.
Bhutan as South Asia’s most rapidly urbanizing country- with a growth rate of 5.7 percent per year. As of 2017, 37.9 percent of Bhutan’s total population lived in urban areas.
Public transport has a key part to play in moving people more sustainably and creating livable, inclusive cities. So why is it getting so little attention?
Even in the most challenging places, investment and growth are possible. And of all the places most in need of development, the Sahel must sit near the top of the list.
The increased availability of free and open satellite imagery is opening a world of new possibilities for the agriculture sector in developing countries.
Barisal and its neighboring districts are highly prone to climate hazards, like extreme flooding and rising salinity in soil and water.
This causes waterlogging and disrupts traditional…
Four ministers of social issues from Ecuador recently visited Peru to learn the details of these advances and to discuss how to address the problem of malnutrition in their country.
Connect, engage and watch the World Bank Group activities at the 2019 Annual Meetings.
With its CO2 emissions increased by more than 100% over the last 15 years, Sri Lanka - which is highly vulnerable to effects of climate change - has submitted ambitious carbon-reduction targets…