The brown revolution: Plant food from toilet waste

The brown revolution: Plant food from toilet waste

Urban areas around the world are feeling the weight of growing populations. While cities can become hotspots for economic opportunity, they also churn out massive amounts of waste. Untreated waste that returns to the earth can be unsafe – and a waste of precious...
Climate, sanitation and health

Climate, sanitation and health

An estimated 4.5 billion people worldwide live without access to safely managed sanitation, putting them at risk of infectious diseases. Climate change exacerbates these risks by placing strain on sanitation systems. Therefore, sanitation technologies and services...
Planning for climate change during COVID-19 crisis

Planning for climate change during COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the worst-ever biological disasters. While countries continue to respond to the global crisis, they are also moving towards recovery and adaptation planning at the national and sub-national levels. We need to ensure that these efforts...
Natural disasters and vulnerable groups

Natural disasters and vulnerable groups

As countries around the world are in different stages of responding to the COVID-19 emergency, how should aid agencies and policy makers approach recovery while also addressing climate change? The World Bank blog ‘Natural disasters and vulnerable groups:...