Are healthy diets affordable? - World Bank Live
For example, looking at the DHS data of 2018, the minimum dietary diversity range from 20% to 88% across the states. Underweight was amongst women, ranging from 4% to 37% and overweight from five to 53%. ... I always remember the experience I have in Central America, where in Central America, people consume tortillas and USAID had this program ...
Inequality under the COVID-19 Pandemic - World Bank Live
Everyone is at risk from COVID-19, but all have not suffered equally. Early indications point to an unequal pattern of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, posing significant risks to long-term equity and social mobility. Data from World Bank’s rapid phone surveys launched in April 2020 across all developing regions to monitor the impact of the crisis on households show that, on average ...
David R. Malpass | World Bank Live
Latest or upcoming appearance: November 8, 2022. David R. Malpass was selected as the 13 th President of the World Bank Group by the Bank’s Board of Executive Directors on April 5. His five-year term began on April 9, 2019. Read more.
Health | World Bank Live
Breathing Uneasy: Regional Response to Air Pollution in South Asia. Image. Replay. June 29, 2021. Walking the Talk: Reimagining Primary Health Care After COVID-19. Image. Replay. April 9, 2021. COVID-19: Vaccines for Developing Countries. Image. Replay. March 18, 2021. Preparing Countries for a Safe and Effective COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout.
Andrew Dabalen | World Bank Live
Andrew Dabalen is the World Bank’s Africa Region Chief Economist since July 1, 2022. The Chief Economist is responsible for providing guidance on strategic priorities and the technical quality of economic analysis in the region, as well as for developing major regional economic studies, among other roles.
Harnessing Education for Effective Climate Action
00:00 Welcome! COP27 | Harnessing Education for Effective Climate Action 02:48 Inés Yábar, Global Youth Power Manager, Restless Development 10:57 Durlabh Ashok, Founding Director, Youth Embassy 19:01 Temilade Salami, Founder and Executive Director, Eco Champions 25:28 Challenges and achievements 29:45 Scaling a pilot and expanding the experience 34:35 Influencing institutions
Event | The Way Forward: Addressing Multiple Crises in an Era of ...
The Annual Meetings are taking place as the world grapples with the challenges of the pandemic, the war in Ukraine, and a global food and energy crisis. These compounding crises are threatening livelihoods and taking a toll on the most vulnerable. There is a profound urgency for policymakers, international organizations, and the private sector ...
Event | A shortage of Life’s Essentials: The Human Cost of the Food and ...
This event looked at specific actions that the international community needs to focus on to address both energy and food shocks, using concrete examples of how countries are working on tackling the immediate crises without compromising long-term goals of efficiency, sustainability, and resilience.
Karima Ola | World Bank Live
Karima leads LeapFrog’s African Financial Services investment team, where she has driven landmark investments including into ARM Pensions, one of the largest pensions providers in Nigeria, and AIICO, one of the largest insurers in Nigeria. A deeply experienced operator and investor, she has significant experience working across the continent.
Energy Price Shocks: Lessons from the Past and Way Forward
00:00 Welcome and opening remarks 07:48 Forecast: Oil market outlook 22:21 Lessons learnt from past energy shocks 31:03 Policy priorities for facing energy market volatilities 39:14 Price pressures, subsidies and price controls 42:08 The role of fiscal and monetary policy 46:21 The role of energy price search in inflation 49:23 The response from central banks 51:28 Developing countries and ...