The increased availability of free and open satellite imagery is opening a world of new possibilities for the agriculture sector in developing countries.

Annemarie Klaasse, Chris Aubrecht, Erick Fernandes |

Left photo: Mobile food delivery person. © Artavazd Hakobayan/World Bank. Right photo: Moscow metro map. © news.metro.ru From meal orders to grocery delivery, the online market for food is growing…

Ingrid Katrina Korsgard, Artavazd Hakobyan |

© Flore de Preneuf/World Bank [[tweetable]]One way or another blockchain, that distributed ledger technology we keep hearing and reading about, means greater traceability.[[/tweetable]] And when…

Randolph Kent, Julian Lampietti, Eva Hasiner |

The World Bank Group’s Doing Business project collects objective data on 11 areas of business regulations and their enforcement across the largest business cities of 190 economies. To provide wide…

World Bank Data Team, World Bank Doing Business Team |

左图: Patrick Quade. 右图: Flore de Preneuf/ 世界银行 世界银行自有数据表明,每年不安全的食品使发展中经济体因丧失的生产力和医疗开支而遭受的经济损失逾1100亿美元。然而,在很多情况下,食品安全监测有限,供消费者用于报告食物中毒案件的有效渠道也较少。  新技术可起到帮助作用 在这方面,我们认为新技术方案能够作出巨大贡献。如今,在泛热带地区的大城镇和大城市…

Colin Finan, Patrick Quade |

Left photo: Patrick Quade. Right photo: Flore de Preneuf/ World Bank [[tweetable]]Unsafe foods cost developing economies over $110 billion in lost productivity and medical expenses each year[[/…

Colin Finan, Patrick Quade |

Left photo: Patrick Quade. Right photo: Flore de Preneuf/ World Bank Согласно собственным данным Всемирного банка, небезопасные продукты питания ежегодно обходятся развивающимся странам более чем…

Colin Finan, Patrick Quade |

Независимо от того, подбираете ли вы перевозчика или заказчика, арендодателя или квартиросъемщика, цифровые платформы, такие как Uber и AirBnB, позволяют максимально снизить затраты на достижение…

Julian Lampietti, Kyle Farrell |

Whether matching drivers with riders or landlords with lodgers, digital platforms like Uber and AirBnB push the marginal cost of matching supply and demand to an unprecedented low. Large…

Julian Lampietti, Kyle Farrell |

The business of agriculture and food is driven by data, making it the treasure trove of today’s agri-food system.

Julian Lampietti, Kateryna Schroeder |