The World Bank is offering a new procurement option to help countries access critically needed medical supplies.

Enzo de Laurentiis |

The global locust crisis is forcing governments to fight on two fronts.

Holger Kray, Shobha Shetty |

The key hygiene issues arise at the consumption stage and downstream, during collection and sorting of plastic waste before recycling.

Grzegorz Peszko |

A summary of the important steps the World Bank Group has taken in response to COVID-19.

David Malpass |

Investors are raring to do business in a region held back by state meddling and vested interests.

David Malpass |

We are entering the final phase of the race and our collective actions will determine if we can take the checkered flag or not by 2030.

Carolina Sánchez-Páramo |

In developing countries, governments with few resources are trying to figure out how to raise living standards and lift people out of poverty, while at the same time reducing emissions and…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

The experience of Bangladesh is a microcosm of the larger trend in global extreme poverty. Several countries at various levels of development have shown in the last few decades that it is possible…

Carolina Sánchez-Páramo |

Clearly, Africa’s strong reform drive is cause for celebration. The sober truth, however, is that the world’s most difficult places for businesses are still largely found in Africa

Hafez Ghanem, Sérgio Pimenta |