Many communities across Africa still lack access to an all-weather road. A recent World Bank study shows drones can help fill the gap and deliver essential goods or services to isolated…

Aiga Stokenberga, María Catalina Ochoa |

One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the health crisis has triggered an economic crisis and a protracted rise in food insecurity. Basic sustenance has become unaffordable for the world’s poorest,…

Meera Shekar, Kyoko Shibata Okamura, Madhur Gautam, Luc Christiaensen, Ugo Gentilini |

Progress toward the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is contingent on the availability of good quality data, together with a substantial amount of innovation. However, persistent data…

Craig Hammer, Siddhesh Kaushik, Sun Hwa Song, Leslie Ricketts |

Our World Bank report on climate change budget tagging offers a detailed review of climate change budget tagging methodologies and practices.

Xenia Kirchhofer |

Instead of returning to the status quo, what if we used COVID as an opportunity to reimagine transport and build a more resilient, more sustainable future?

Jennifer Okaima Piette, Yoomin Lee |

Building on data and extensive analytical work, the Sustainable Mobility for All initiative (SuM4All) is working with countries to transform their transport systems and create a better future.

Nancy Vandycke, Marcela Silva |

Spicing up the cooking challenge: 2.8 billion or 4 billion?

Yabei zhang |

In a post COVID-19 pandemic world, Fiscal Councils could help governments refocus on sustainable public finances because of their 6 unique characteristics and functions.

Kandarp Patel, Srinivas Gurazada |

COVID-19 has put Indian children at even higher risk of extreme poverty and malnutrition. At the same time, the lockdowns have increased the time fathers spend at home. In this new reality, how…

Anurag Banerjee, Piya Bhalla, Sayan Kundu, Ellen Moscoe |

In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, we have a small window of opportunity to rebuild transport on a more sustainable foundation and transition toward greener mobility. Here are three priorities to…

Nancy Vandycke, Binyam Reja |