UK government funded spider venom project to provide lifeline for bees

Businesses and universities across the UK will benefit from £16 million of funding from their government and industry to solve some of the world’s greatest agricultural challenges.

North Pole: Santa swamped by millions of letters

A Bolivian UN peacekeeper dressed like Santa Claus distributes biscuits during an animation performed...

World Bank Supports More Efficient and More Reliable District Heating Services in Moldova

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Director approved a US$40.5 million financing to the Republic of Moldova for the District Heating Efficiency Improvement Project, which will fund investments aimed at improving the efficiency of the district heating...

New Partnership to Help Bring Clean Cooking to 100 Million Households by 2020

A major new partnership between the World Bank Group and the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves will work to spur a transition to clean cooking for 100 million households, which still use inefficient cookstoves and solid fuels for cooking.