Co-authored by: Valerie Curtis, Robert Dreibelbis, Myriam Sidibe, Jason Cardosi, Chris Bonell, Kaposo Mwambuli, Sian White, and Robert Aunger. Whether it’s hand hygiene, physical distancing, disinfecting surfaces, wearing masks, or reaching out to protect the most vulnerable, behavior change has a key role to play in tackling the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
Confronting the Economic and Financial Challenges of Covid-19: A Conversation with World Bank Group President David Malpass December 14, 2020
Abstract World Bank Group President, David Malpass spoke about how the past four weeks the World Bank has begun to implement twelve billion-dollar package that would enable vaccination systems for countries that otherwise wouldn't have access, and that was the goal.
I commend the World Bank for developing and offering this checklist. What I find missing, however, is a definition of "growth". Sadly, as long as in discourse and practice "growth" means "growth in production and consumption", our recovery efforts are doomed to fail, since such a notion is disconnected from the laws of nature that we understand in terms of the hard sciences (physics, chemistry ...
This study is part of a World Bank review of major issues in agribusiness in the Philippines that aims at (i) strengthening the analytical underpinnings of the current and future portfolio of operations of the Bank in the Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD) sector of the Philippines, consolidating analytical work carried out in the past two to three years and provide critical inputs for ...
COVID-19 has delivered a triple shock to the developing East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region: the pandemic itself, the economic impact of containment measures, and reverberations from the global recession.
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, the world was living a learning crisis. Before the pandemic, 258 million children and youth of primary- and secondary-school age were out of school.
Abstract Whether it’s hand hygiene, physical distancing, disinfecting surfaces, wearing masks, or reaching out to protect the most vulnerable, behavior change has a key role to play in tackling the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
Abstract Outlook 2050 examines how the World Bank can help countries plan for and achieve long-term decarbonization: through country programs, technical assistance, lending, and knowledge products.
The Capacity Development Results Framework (CDRF or the Framework) is a powerful new approach to the design, implementation, monitoring, management, and evaluation of development programs. Originally conceived to address well-documented problems in the narrow field of capacity development, the ...