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.
Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration (DDR) is one of the primary instruments used by governments and international agencies to contribute to security and stability in war-to-peace…
A city of contrasts, Buenos Aires works to integrate informal settlements
The program offers affordable loans for climate adaptation to households and to small businesses in manufacturing, tourism and agriculture.