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14 сентября, 23:35

Malaysia Day: Coming Together for Development

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Malaysia’s development story is unique and colorful – all thanks to its immense diversity. Watch some of Malaysia’s leaders reflect on the past, present and future of development of the country as they celebrate the 54th Malaysia Day.

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14 сентября, 18:35

How Tax and Spending Policies Can Reduce Poverty and Inequality

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Tax and spending policies have a powerful role to play in the fight to end poverty and reduce inequality. But depending on how they are structured, taxes could have a different effect on poverty and inequality. Governments need to assess the short-term and long-term impacts of their tax and spending policies. Learn more: http://wrld.bg/6jxW30ff2K5

13 сентября, 18:36

Indonesia needs to collect more and spend better

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Indonesia has grown into a strong middle income country. To reach high-income status, the country needs to collect more revenues and spend better on infrastructure and human capital. New initiatives are helping more registered taxpayers do their share for a prosperous Indonesia.

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11 сентября, 23:27

REDD+Liberia: Forest Management by the people for local livelihoods and environmental services

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Liberia is, by far, the most densely forested country in West Africa. Liberian communities depend on forests for their survival, from food and medicine to the wood they cook with and use for constructing their houses. Besides providing livelihoods, forests offer watershed protection, prevent soil erosion, provide habitat for flora and fauna and help mitigate climate change.

11 сентября, 23:15

Improving forest and woodlands management to support adaptation to climate change in Burkina Faso

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Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in the Sahel region in West Africa. The population is mainly composed of smallholder farmers who depend heavily on the sustainable management of lands to secure their livelihoods. Traditionally, the forests and wooded areas provide a large income for the neighboring communities, through either woodworking, hunting, non-timber forest products (such as shea and nuts) or tree planting.

11 сентября, 23:09

Engaging Communities in Forest Management and Bringing Sustainable Benefits in DRC

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DRC has the second largest intact block of rainforest in the world. It covers more than half of the remaining rainforest in the Congo Basin. As one of the least developed countries in the world, economic development is a top priority and the country’s forests are under increasing threat. DRC’s loses almost half a million hectares of forest each year, putting it in the top ten worldwide in terms area lost.

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05 сентября, 18:46

Every ID has a story: Pierina

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Some 1.1 billion people in the world don’t have an official proof of identity, which greatly limits their ability to access services and benefits, such as education or health. With digital technologies, countries now have the power to efficiently change that. The World Bank’s Identification for Development (ID4D) initiative is documenting—through the #EveryID has a story campaign—how official IDs have a transformative effect on people’s lives. Here, Pierina gets a cochlear implant and her hearing when she accesses public health insurance with her Peruvian ID card. Writer | Ana Coyne Photographer | Daniel Silva Yoshisato

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01 сентября, 18:20

Thailand's Development Story: Getting Back on Track

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Thailand has made tremendous progress over the last 50 years. Journey with us as we explore Thailand’s development story and how Thailand can lower inequality, ensure better lives for poor people and revive growth. What kind of future do you see for Thailand?

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31 августа, 01:20

Việt nam đáp ứng một cách bền vững nhu cầu năng lượng như thế nào

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Việt nam phải tìm kiếm các nguồn năng lượng tái tạo để đáp ứng nhu cầu sử dụng điện tăng cao khi các thành phố phát triển mạnh và chất lượng cuộc sống cải thiện nhanh. Một dự án do Ngân hàng Thế giới hỗ trợ đang giúp kết nối khu vực tư nhân với các ngân hàng thường mại để xây dựng các nhà máy điện tái tạo và phát triển thị trường năng lượng xanh ở Việt nam

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31 августа, 01:19

Looking back: 60 years of Merdeka in Malaysia

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This Merdeka (Malaysia Independence Day), we asked citizens what they love most about their country and what they hope for the future, 60 years after Malaysia’s independence.

31 августа, 01:16

Making Everyone Count

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Some 1.5 billion people don’t have an official proof of identity, which greatly limits their ability to access services and escape poverty. Thanks to digital innovation, countries now have the power to efficiently change that. The World Bank Group’s Identification for Development Program is helping countries create robust, inclusive identification systems that make everyone count.

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30 августа, 00:51

How Vietnam is Meeting Energy Demands Sustainably

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As Vietnam’s cities grow and quality of life improves, higher demand for more electricity is making the country look to renewable energy. A World Bank-supported project there is helping the private sector connect with commercial banks to develop small renewable plants and develop Vietnam’s green energy market.