The Sahel Region is a priority for the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank’s fund for the world’s poorest countries.
The region needs to accelerate the pace of economic growth, reduce inequality and improve governance
Migrants and refugees face the same limitations to basic infrastructure and other government services long endured by local communities.
The world is urbanizing at an unprecedented speed and scale, with more than half the global population living in cities today… rising to nearly 7 out of 10 people in cities by 2050.
Protecting ASEAN’s impressive gains over the past two decades will require prioritizing investments in people – that is, human capital.
East Asia Pacific’s (EAP) strong economic performance over the past few decades has significantly benefited and empowered women in the region, bringing better health and education and greater…
Medellin represents a remarkable story of urban transformation.
Drugs production is a cross-cutting development issue that impacts a large number of key development sectors.
© Sarah Farhat/World Bank One of the encouraging signs that I pick up whenever I travel is the difference that technology is making to the lives of millions of marginalized people. In most cases…
Refugee children in Ethiopia. © Milena Stefanova/World Bank [[tweetable]]On World Refugee Day, we pause to reflect on the struggles of refugees around the world.[[/tweetable]] Refugees are…