WHEN SATELLITES TRAIN their cameras onto Africa at night, it is almost as if they are peering back to an age before electricity.

The World Bank says $5 million in emergency funding will help Madagascar finance the response to the island nation’s plague outbreak, as the death toll has reached at least 127 victims there – and

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Droughts wipe out enough produce to feed 81 million people every day for a year - equivalent to the population of Germany, the World Bank said on Tuesday.

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said that global unemployment may rise by 2.8 million in 2018, with diverging trends at country and regional level.

The World Bank has set aside 150 million U.S. dollars as budget support to Zambia's agriculture sector, a senior government official said on Monday.

A joint World Bank-IFC programme and innovation, Lighting Africa, has announced the launch of a two-year consumer education campaign in Tanzania to promote solar off-grid lighting and energy produc

According to the report funded by WB’s International Finance Corporation (IFC), the market is largely dominated by low quality solar products.

The State guarantee for procurement of solar power from Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Project by the state DISCOMs was signed on Monday.

The World Bank and the Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) have joined hands to implement a pilot auction program for solar projects.

The Sardar Sarovar dam exemplifies unjust and unsustainable development. (Editorial)