I feel passionate about boosting global development through better transport. And I also feel passionate about food. While those two interests seemingly have little to do with each other, it turns…

Ndeye Anna Ba |

Many of the refugees from South Sudan, Sudan, and Eritrea have gone to Ethiopia, where they are living in camps. To support the refugee-hosting communities in Ethiopia, the World Bank financed the…

Varalakshmi Vemuru |

Over the last five years, an extensive coalition of development partners has been working under the Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety to make roads safer in 10 cities…

Alina Florentina Burlacu, Dipan Bose, Juan Miguel Velásquez, Dr. Soames Job, BA (Honours 1), PhD, GAICD, FACRS, Noor Ibrahim Mohamed |

It is hard to believe that only 70 years ago, in most Latin American countries, women could not vote. Or even more recently, women’s access to land under agrarian reforms depended on factors .…

Reina Zavala, Ivonne Astrid Moreno Horta |

Central America has great development opportunities that aim at strengthening resilience by managing its current risks

Haris Sanahuja |

The World Bank has partnered with CityNet , a Seoul-based regional network of cities to facilitate knowledge sharing and capacity building among Asian cities currently planning, implementing, and…

Leonardo Canon Rubiano, Jung Eun “Jen” Oh |

As we work on the next IDA replenishment we have a chance to integrate these lessons across our programs that are focused on countries affected by fragility and conflict.

Kristalina Georgieva |

The program offers affordable loans for climate adaptation to households and to small businesses in manufacturing, tourism and agriculture.

Keren Charles, Kerri Cox, Priscilla M. Phelps |