A new grant program puts design and funding decisions for projects that combat forest loss in the hands of indigenous peoples and local communities, starting in Brazil. Read More »
A new book says greater access to basic surgeries such as setting broken bones or delivering babies via Caesarean section could avert 1.5 million deaths a year. Read More »
The Ganga (or Ganges) River faces formidable pollution and threats to its biodiversity and sustainability. The World Bank is supporting India’s efforts to rejuvenate the Ganga. Read More »
On World Water Day, #WaterIs health to Indonesian villagers who no longer get frequent diarrhea and skin infections from drinking dirty water. Read More »
Experts from around the world gathered in Japan to build a post-2015 framework for global disaster risk reduction. Read More »
April 2, 12:30 p.m. ET: Authors Gernot Wagner and Martin Weitzman explore the likely repercussions of a hotter planet.
Leading by Example: Combating Non-Communicable Diseases in Sri Lanka through Health Promotion and Prevention
Apr 02, 2015
Russia Economic Report 33: The Dawn of a New Economic Era?
Apr 01, 2015
Recipe for Innovations Made in Poland
World Bank supports Mozambique improve access to all-season roads through greater maintenance, rehabilitation and upgrading
Mar 31, 2015
Government of India and World Bank Sign $500 Million Agreement to Improve Access to Finance for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
WB/Honduras: Increased Access to Health and Education Services for 1.5 Million People in Extreme Poverty
Government of India and World Bank sign agreement for $43 million Partial Risk Sharing Facility for Energy Efficiency Project.
World Bank Approves $400 Million to Improve Urban Services in Tamil Nadu, India
Central Bank of Bangladesh Announces $500 Million Green Fund for Textile Sector
Easy as Automatic: World Bank Group helps Kenyan counties automate construction permitting
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