On a visit to the Republic of Korea, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim called the country “an exceptional example of an aid recipient turned donor” and urged business leaders to invest in Africa to help millions of Africans emerge from poverty.Read More »
Foreign investors are increasingly cautious in the face of continued global economic and political turbulence, finds a new report. Despite this, nearly half of respondents expect to increase their investments in developing countries in the next year.Read More »
The cost of food remains high despite a 6% drop globally last quarter. The latest Food Price Watch report says food prices vary greatly among countries, and are driven partly by weather-related concerns over wheat production.Read More »
The World Bank Group is mobilizing nearly $1 billion in financing and deploying global disaster experts to support the Philippines’ efforts to recover and rebuild from the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan.Read More »
Join a live chat with experts on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 9 a.m. ET on how India effectively responded to a category 4 cyclone the size of Hurricane Katrina, and what lessons can be learned for future generations.