Reports

Azerbaijan Can Accelerate Its Green Economic Transformation

A report launch and policy dialogue organized by the World Bank jointly with the Republic of Azerbaijan National Coordination Council…

2 months ago

Digitalization Advances Financial Inclusion for Women and Micro Business Owners but More Is Needed

The World Economic Forum launched today the ASEAN Digital Generation Report 2022, the sixth edition of the report since 2017.…

2 months ago

Small Business, Big Problem: New Report Says 67% of SMEs Worldwide Are Fighting for Survival

Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and mid-sized companies are the backbone of the global economy. They create close to 70%…

2 months ago

A Greener Cooling Pathway Can Create a $1.6 Trillion Investment Opportunity in India

A new World Bank report finds that as temperatures steadily rise in India due to climate change, keeping spaces cool…

2 months ago

Pandemic Recovery Efforts Trigger New Energy Access Policies

Two years of pandemic have highlighted the vulnerability and isolation of populations without electricity and have prompted countries to increase…

2 months ago

Philippines: Reducing Inequality Key to Becoming a Middle-Class Society Free of Poverty

Policies that support employment and workers, raise education quality and improve access, boost rural development, and strengthen social protection can…

2 months ago

Germany in secret talks to buy Iranian oil: report

An Israeli paper has claimed that Germany is in “secret” talks with Tehran to buy Iranian oil as part of…

3 months ago

India’s Urban Infrastructure Needs to Cross $840 Billion Over Next 15 Years

A new World Bank report estimates that India will need to invest $840 billion over the next 15 years—or an average of…

3 months ago

Global food imports on track to reach all-time high

Food import costs globally are projected to reach nearly $2 trillion this year, or higher than previously expected, the UN…

3 months ago

Key Challenges and Opportunities for Tunisia’s Development

The World Bank has released its second Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) report for Tunisia, titled Rebuilding Trust and Meeting Aspirations…

3 months ago