A recent World Bank paper tested the effectiveness of a social-media-delivered of entertainment education (edutainment) campaign targeting 18-24-year-olds residing in seven large cities in…

Dante Donati, Victor Orozco, Nandan Rao |

Several prefabricated modular bridges are being built in Solomon Islands, an island nation vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. The approach and lessons learned from a study and…

Naoki Kakuta, Dung Anh Hoang |

New World Bank technical notes consider solutions for continuing education service delivery and for supporting the psychosocial wellbeing of students and education stakeholders.

Indah Shafira Zata Dini |

Recently, the World Bank has collaborated with Samoan government ministries, a local non-government organizations and researchers to conduct the Samoa Food and Tobacco Household Survey to…

Sutayut Osornprasop, Nicola Hawley, Jutta Krahn |

This blog is a biweekly feature highlighting recent working papers from around the World Bank Group. It introduces four papers published from October 1 to October 15 on various topics, including…

Marcelo Buitron, Policy Research Working Paper team |

This week marks the 30th anniversary of the declaration of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty – a day devoted to reaffirming our commitment and shared responsibility to end…

Andrei Mikhnev, Ikuko Uochi, Lydia (Ypsse) Kim |

The World Bank updated its global poverty lines last month and the number of poor is now significantly different in certain countries and regions. For the EAP region, this changes our view of the…

Rinku Murgai, Hassan Zaman |

The World Bank’s strong partnership with Cambodia supports the country’s strategic goals of maintaining its robust economic growth record, improving access to and quality of public services,…

Phaloeuk Kong |

From little things, big things grow: Papua New Guinea cocoa farmers defy the pandemic downturn

Ruth Moiam |

Despite major strides in improving education in Vietnam, inequalities persist. There are wide differences among socioeconomic groups with regards to education completion, the quality of the…

Anh Thi Bao Tran, Judy Yang |