While disasters such as earthquakes or floods affect everyone, their impacts are unevenly felt by different population groups.
According to the World Bank’s What a Waste 2.0 report, waste generation is expected to grow by 70% by 2050, while our global population is expected to grow at less than half of that rate.
As Bhutan has urbanized, demand for land and housing has intensified. The limited amount of urban land and the high cost of construction have made adequate housing an increasingly large expense…
Bhutan's burgeoning services sector clusters mostly around cities, making it the fastest urbanizing country in South Asia.
Bhutan as South Asia’s most rapidly urbanizing country- with a growth rate of 5.7 percent per year. As of 2017, 37.9 percent of Bhutan’s total population lived in urban areas.
The World Bank recently co-organized Sierra Leone's first-ever Resilient Urban Mobility Hackathon, where talented youth came together together to tackle transport challenges through the use…
As heatwaves intensify, life for many South Asians will change. While this change may not be fully reversible, with appropriate policy and action, it can be managed to ease its impact.
It was a festive occasion when the street lights came on the main street of Holl Holl in Djibouti.