Pakistan’s Floods are Deepening its Learning Crisis

Jaime Saavedra, Lynne Sherburne-Benz |

With lessons learned over its two years of operation, the Gap Fund climate initiative aims to expand its technical assistance to as many as 40 new cities in the upcoming year

Augustin Maria, Giulia Macagno |

With over a century of experience, Japan is at the forefront of disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation. With the World Bank they’re building a robust partnership to boost resilient…

Imad N. Fakhoury, Megumi Muto, Sameh Wahba |

Bangladesh in the past 50 years, has become a world leader in coastal resilience and mitigation of climate change impacts. But what more can be done to protect its development gains? A new World…

Swarna Kazi, Ignacio Urrutia |

Most of the focus on the impact of flaring gas has been on the economic impacts, and its ability to harm human health has largely been ignored. This paper bridges this gap by linking data from…

Omoniyi Alimi, John Gibson |

In April 20202, Action Against Hunger published a report presenting a set of measures designed to mitigate the impacts of the upcoming food crisis. The report started with a statement that is…

Stephanie Brunelin, Jonathan Lain |

This blog is a biweekly feature highlighting recent working papers from around the World Bank Group. It introduces five papers published in August 2022 on various topics, including COVID-19…

Marcelo Buitron, Policy Research Working Paper team |

To better track carbon pledges and support mitigation finance, World Bank researchers have developed a new database and web facility that place carbon data at the user’s fingertips.

Brian Blankespoor, Susmita Dasgupta, Somik Lall, Nagaraja Rao Harshadeep, David Wheeler |

A recent World Bank study analyzes national household surveys in 24 Sub-Saharan African countries in order to understand exactly how rich households in developing countries have to be to abandon…

Masami Kojima |