Countries in the East Asia and Pacific region will benefit from cooperation in three major areas: vaccine deployment, reviving sectors of the regional economy, and building on their close…

Victoria Kwakwa |

Indonesia has an opportunity to harness low-carbon opportunities for higher-quality jobs and growth, ensuring that the country builds back better than before through a green recovery.

Victoria Kwakwa |

The rollout of vaccines globally, particularly as this effort picks up momentum, is spreading hope that countries will soon have control over the devastating health impacts of the COVID-19…

Karin Kemper, Urvashi Narain |

It may sound like the idea of a futurist film, but it is already possible to produce and sell the electricity made by private parties thanks to the Blockchain technology.

Juan Pedro Searle, Francisco Dall’Orso, Patricia Marcos Huidobro |

The Tanzania Urban Resilience Program, a partnership between the World Bank and the UK, has supported strengthening community emergency response capacity and community resilience in 12 wards…

Nyambiri Kimacha, Yohannes Yemane Kesete |

Reducing air pollution will improve people’s health, reduce GHG emissions, achieve billions in economic gains across Central Asia, and save thousands of lives each year.

Lilia Burunciuc |

The Himalayan region—spread across six countries covering an area of 595,000 square kilometers, which is almost the size of Ukraine—is unquestionably a tourist and mountaineering haven. Tourism…

Rahat Jabeen, Pyush Dogra, Drona Ghimire, Naysa Ahuja, Perinaz Bhada-Tata |

Gas flaring, the burning of natural gas associated with oil extraction, has persisted since the beginning of oil production, some 160 years ago. It takes place due to a range of issues, from…

Zubin Bamji, Harshit Agrawal, Umar Serajuddin |

Nepal’s government made a progressive change to its forest policy and transferred user rights for a large part of its forests to local communities. Today, 34% of Nepal’s forests are managed by…

Andrea Kutter, Andrew Mitchell |