The World Bank’s strong partnership with Cambodia supports the country’s strategic goals of maintaining its robust economic growth record, improving access to and quality of public services,…

Phaloeuk Kong |

From little things, big things grow: Papua New Guinea cocoa farmers defy the pandemic downturn

Ruth Moiam |

Despite major strides in improving education in Vietnam, inequalities persist. There are wide differences among socioeconomic groups with regards to education completion, the quality of the…

Anh Thi Bao Tran, Judy Yang |

Since 2013, China has witnessed a marked increase in the number of registered firms, individual businesses, and farmers’ specialized cooperatives. At the end of 2013, China counted 61 million such…

Wenting Wei, Alessio Zanelli |

Given that multinational corporations are increasingly influential, governments may need to reassess trade policies and domestic labor market policies. This study investigates the impacts of the…

JaeBin Ahn, Jaerim Choi, Sunghoon Chung |

As Fiji begins a new stage in its recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, Jobs for Nature 2.0 will support up to 10,000 people who will receive short-term employment opportunities and skills…

Sandor Karacsony |

As we celebrated International Youth Day on August 12 , we reflect on the progress made in ensuring that the youth of Vietnam are on a pathway to greater upwards economic mobility.

Judy Yang, Anh Thi Bao Tran |

A new World Bank Working Paper investigates the impact of lockdowns on the international trade of the Philippines, one of East Asia’s top traders, and one of the countries in the region most…

Guillermo Arenas, Socrates Majune, Angella Faith Montfaucon |

The partnership with Tripadvisor enables the Ministry of Tourism to gain insights into trends and gaps in tourism service quality, and the impact of training on quality, as Indonesia tries to…

Salman Alibhai, Jessie F. McComb |

A World Bank report sought to understand the reach of online training for Indonesian teachers, including how the training was perceived by teachers, and whether it was effective.

Noviandri Nurlaili Khairina, Indah Shafira Zata Dini |