Economics

Malaysia launches the world’s first green Islamic bond
Economics

Malaysia launches the world’s first green Islamic bond

The green sukuk, or Islamic bond, is a big step forward to fill gaps in green financing. Proceeds are used to fund environmentally sustainable infrastructure projects such as solar farms in Malaysia. Photo: Aisyaqilumar/bigstock Climate change is expected to hit developing countries the hardest. Its potential effects on temperatures, precipitation […]

Хятад улсын махны эрэлт Монголд ямар нөлөөтэй вэ
Economics

Хятад улсын махны эрэлт Монголд ямар нөлөөтэй вэ

Also available in English Tsetsen-Uul soum, Zavkhan province, Mongolia. Photo: Miles McKenna/World Bank Хүнсний аюулгүй байдлын зарчмын хувьд хүнсий сүлжээнд фермээс хоолны ширээ рүү хүрэх тухай ойлголт мах, махан бүтээгдэхүүний хувьд тийм ч амаргүй байдаг. Таны ширээн дээрх шинэ мах хажуугийн фермээс эсвэл бүр дэлхийн нөгөө өнцгөөс онгоцоор 10,000 км-ийн […]

Learning for all: shared principles for equitable and excellent basic education systems
Economics

Learning for all: shared principles for equitable and excellent basic education systems

More than 200 participants – including government officials, policymakers and education experts from over 20 countries gathered in Jakarta, Indonesia, for the global conference Learning for All: Shared Principles for Equitable and Excellent Basic Education Systems. The conference addressed themes related to improving learning outcomes for all students, including how […]

Second-generation capacity development: A story of Malaysia-Laos knowledge exchange on reforming civil service
Economics

Second-generation capacity development: A story of Malaysia-Laos knowledge exchange on reforming civil service

What do you imagine when you hear the words “capacity development”? Most development professionals associate capacity development with training, seminars and perhaps study tours.  Most of the countries the World Bank works in require a significant boost in their capability to implement policies, programs and projects, especially in countries supported […]