World Bank

Funding cuts threaten key aid supplies for Palestine

Despite significant fundraising activities, UNRWA, the United Nations agency responsible...

Failure of girls’ education could cost the world $30 trillion per year, says World Bank

Nearly 132 million girls aged 6 to 17 are not educated. The failure to allow girls...

New report finds significant improvements to living conditions in Myanmar

A joint report conducted by the Central Statistical Organization, the UNDP, and the...

India could lose 2.8% of its GDP due to climate change by 2050

The World Bank has warned that climate change could cost India 2.8% of its GDP by...

World Bank and WHO unite to improve global health security

The World Bank and the World Health Organisation (WHO) have launched a new mechanism...

How stoves are tackling health, environment and gender equality issues in Lao DPR

The World Bank, in partnership with the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program...

Investment in water infrastructure needs to double, reports UN and World Bank

The United Nations and The World Bank released their report yesterday ‘Making...

Solar power gets another boost from India, France and the ADB

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the International Solar Alliance (ISA) have signed...

Energy efficiency is a top priority for Vietnam

The World Bank and Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade have announced...

Zambia launches a new $33 million sustainable livelihoods and forest protection programme

Climate change is causing more frequent and intense weather extremes in Zambia with...

World Bank announces new climate resilience plans to benefit 25 million in India

The World Bank has announced a $420 million project to increase climate resilience...

Climate technologies will boost agriculture in West and Central Africa

A new programme is being launched to equip farmers in Africa with climate-smart agricultural...

World Bank calls for a new approach towards forced displacement crises

The World Bank’s latest report ‘Cities of Refuge in the Middle East’...

India takes bold step towards building huge waterways project

The Indian government has signalled its intent to go ahead with a major infrastructure...

Zambia looks to climate-smart agriculture to combat poverty

The government in Zambia has long known about the threat that climate change poses...

Somalia hopes to ensure that drought never turns to famine again

Somalia has launched a new humanitarian plan with the support of the United Nations that...

Germany commits new funds to help Somalia recover from drought

The German government has announced it will commit €24.6m to support essential...

World Bank approves $170m to support rural projects in the Philippines

The World Bank has announced an additional $170m in financing to support the Philippines...

We need insurance to reflect the reality of climate disasters

It is well known that climate change causes an increase in the likelihood and severity...

Innovation in agriculture is key to feeding Africa in the future

A recent forum in South Africa has called on the continent to respond to the pressures...

World Bank Investment in Kenya Climate-Smart Agriculture

The World Bank has recently approved a $250 million USD investment to the Climate-Smart...

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