The World Bank has been working on Disaster Risk Managment with Guatemala’s national and local authorities and agencies since 2006.
A city of contrasts, Buenos Aires works to integrate informal settlements
Women’s property rights are essential for women’s empowerment. Equal access to property ownership and inheritance is associated with greater female labor force participation...
The program offers affordable loans for climate adaptation to households and to small businesses in manufacturing, tourism and agriculture.
Concern about the world’s oceans is growing. Overfishing threatens fisheries, coral reefs are declining and disappearing, and the number of dead zones is increasing.
Hundreds of thousands of tons of plastic remain uncollected on Caribbean islands each year and voluminous waves of plastic waste wash up on the shores, especially after severe storms.
The Small Island States Resilience Initiative (SISRI) is working with small island states to build disaster and climate resilience.