This week, the World Bank’s President and Vice President for Human Development weigh in on COVID-19’s impact on the institution’s health operations and goals.

Priyanka Ripley |

This gender “jobs gap” is driven by many factors, both on the demand and supply side. One way to close the gap is through skills training such as technical training as well as entrepreneurial or…

Kathleen Beegle, Eliana Rubiano-Matulevich |

Em um mundo pós-pandemia, o transporte pode se tornar ainda mais importante para a inclusão social e econômica na América Latina - especialmente para as mulheres.

Maria Jose Gonzalez Rivas |

In a post-COVID world, transport could become even more important to the social and economic inclusion of people across Latin America—especially women.

Maria Jose Gonzalez Rivas |

D'ici 2050, la demande de viande et de produits laitiers en Afrique subsaharienne devrait augmenter de 327% et 270%, respectivement, tandis que la demande de céréales devrait augmenter de 190…

Caroline Plante |

By 2050, demand for meat and dairy products in Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to increase by 327% and 270%, respectively, while demand for grains is projected to rise by 190%, in comparison with…

Caroline Plante |

WePOWER's partnership with the Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board resulted in increased participation of BREB's women employees.

Tanuja Bhattacharjee, Tehreem Saifey |

The World Bank Group's 2020 Human Capital Index reminds us that much still needs to be to done to strengthen human development outcomes such as health and education.

Hartwig Schafer |

IDA第18次増資(IDA18)においては、脆弱で紛争の影響下にある状況への支援を3年間で2倍以上に増強しました(102億ドルから230億ドル)。 これにより、3,800万人以上が必要な保健サービスにアクセスし、1,500万人以上の子供が予防接種を受け、1,700万人以上が社会的セーフティネットプログラムを享受しましたが、さらに多くの支援が必要です。

Axel van Trotsenburg |

Under the 18th replenishment of IDA (IDA18), which ended in June, we have more than doubled our support in fragile and conflict-affected situations over three years, from $10.2 billion to $23…

Axel van Trotsenburg |