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2015 was an important year for international development, with gover
The Philippines is lagging behind in terms of achieving the 2015 MDG targets or compared with her neighbours.
The second goal of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) is to achieve universal primary education. The target is to reach all the MDGs by 2015.
A beneficiary at the Arazi (Land Records Authority) center. Photo: World BankThis blog is part of a series that discusses findings from the Pakistan@100: Shaping the Future report, which (...)
Farmer working in the fields of Kasur, Punjab. Photo: World BankThis blog is part of a series that discusses findings from the Pakistan@100: Shaping the Future report, which identifies the (...)
Student at Hunerkada College of Visual and Performing Arts. Photo: World Bank This blog is part of a series that discusses findings from the Pakistan@100: Shaping the Future report, which (...)
Access to clean water is essential for life but all too often in water management, short-term gains for the few are prioritised above long-term benefits for the (...)
Explaining a ‘development miracle’: poverty reduction and human development in Malaysia since the 1970s
This paper provides a systematic assessment of the alleged exceptionality of Malaysia’s development progress and its likely explanations, in a comparative (...)
Poverty reduction during 1990-2013: Did Millennium Development Goals adoption and state capacity matter?
While poverty reduction remains central in the Post-2015 Agenda, its determinants remain debated in the literature, especially the role of structural conditions related to (...)