Digital agriculture has the potential to be a game-changer for agriculture in Indonesia and the country’s startup ecosystem has seen a rapid growth of AgTech or digital solutions for agriculture…

Lesly Goh, Kelsey Wu |

New blog by World Bank Managing Director Mari Pangestu discussing how institution is helping developing countries vaccinate their populations.

Mari Elka Pangestu |

As our report The Aftermath of Debt Surges points out, policy makers need to prepare for the looming risk of debt distress when financial market conditions turn less benign, particularly in…

M. Ayhan Kose, Franziska Ohnsorge, Carmen Reinhart, Kenneth Rogoff |

In Bangladesh, there has been a consistent increase in human capital investments through various social protection (SP) programs. A new World Bank public expenditure review shows four aspects of…

Aline Coudouel, Mostafa Amir Sabbih, Ramim Ahmed |

These types of workers were most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic

Michael Weber, David Newhouse |

In Chile, one urgent challenge limiting an effective and coordinated government response is the lack of readily available information on cases of violence against women among public institutions…

Gabriela Inchauste, Giselle Marie Bello, Manuel Contreras-Urbina |

In the state of Pernambuco, Brazil, where the water and sanitation sector faces complex challenges such as climate change, increased pollution, rapid urbanization, and population growth, among…

Juliana Brescianini, Jimena Llopis, Guilherme Lima, Flora Pfeifer, Pedro Campos |

Africa is the world’s youngest continent—the average age of its roughly 1.3 billion inhabitants is 18 years, and in the Sub-Saharan region about 40% of the population is under 15.

Mélio João Tinga |

Food systems must change rapidly and fundamentally to become more regenerative, resilient, and inclusive, while increasing food supply for an additional two billion people by 2050.

Juergen Voegele |

Despite the growth of infrastructure bonds there’s an investment shortfall in emerging markets—these countries need greater access to international markets and the bond market is a source they can…

Marie Lam-Frendo, Morgan Landy |