Corruption continues to be a serious impediment to progress and fairness in many countries but there are things that can be done about it and, yes, in many countries, this is making a difference.…

Jim Anderson |

These past few months, the World Bank has published several analysis of trends and issues shaping Mauritania’s economic and development future, including the report on Macroeconomic Management of…

Laurent Msellati, Samer Matta |

In June 2019, the World Bank Global Economic Prospect emphasized that unsustainable accumulation of public debt has become gradually troublesome in the past years, with incentives often working…

Francisco G. Carneiro, Wilfried A. Kouame |

Moving towards environmental sustainability is one of our key commitments to the Government of Pakistan and to ourselves, and so we decided to walk the talk. For the past year, the World Bank…

Syed Usman Javaid, Neha Ravail Khaliq |

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…

Prajwal Baral, Keisuke Iyadomi |

World Bank president argues that new leadership must revamp agriculture and finance.

David Malpass |