Let's reflect on what is still missing for people with disabilities in Latin America and the Caribbean, and the path to continue #BreakingBarriers making the invisible, visible.

Maria González de Asis, Maria Elena García Mora |

Training for teachers is crucial in a fast-changing world. Learn how Vietnam has successfully rolled out an initiative to help 600,000 teachers stay ahead of the curve.

Dung Kieu Vo |

According to our recent Fall 2022 Economic Update for ECA, average government spending on social protection response measures, such as wage subsidies or cash transfers, was higher in the emerging…

Anna Bjerde |

Understanding each jurisdiction’s landscape and the key stakeholders is an important first step to assessing whether a CBDC might be an effective option for addressing financial exclusion.

Nadir Mohammed, Jean Pesme, Andrej Popovic |

In 2017, the Government of Vietnam passed a much-needed resolution that embraces a new thinking – “actively living with nature.” With that, the development trajectory of the Mekong Delta has…

Benoît Bosquet, Carolyn Turk |

World AIDS Day reminds us that 40 years since the first AIDS cases were reported, HIV remains a public health threat. Today, the world is off track from delivering on the shared global goal to end…

Lung Vu, Phillis Kim, Suresh Kunhi Mohammed, Trina Haque, David Wilson |

The World Bank’s Agriculture Raw Material Price Index has declined over the last six months and is currently more than 15% below start-of-the-year levels.

John Baffes, Kaltrina Temaj |

In 2018, Tropical Cyclone Gita hit Tonga — impacting approximately 80,000 people, or 80 percent of Tonga’s population — and caused widespread damage to infrastructure, housing, livelihoods, and…

Zoe Trohanis, Linda Anderson-Berry, Mirtha Escobar |

There are unintended negative externalities of latrine construction due to poor treatment of fecal sludge, which can offset the direct health benefits.

Development Impact Guest Blogger |