In 1996, Chongqing’s per capita GDP was US$550. Twenty years later, it has grown 14 times to almost US$9,000, and the city has transitioned out of heavy industry: one in three laptops worldwide…
It was a festive occasion when the street lights came on the main street of Holl Holl in Djibouti.
The World Bank has been working on Disaster Risk Managment with Guatemala’s national and local authorities and agencies since 2006.
Violent conflict one of the main impediments to reducing poverty, boosting prosperity, and reaching the Sustainable Development Goals.