Madagascar's tax collection as a share of GDP is just under 11 percent. Poor compliance by citizens who owe taxes remains a major reason for low tax collection. Mobile text reminders had a…

Tiago Carneiro Peixoto, Herilala Axel Fanomezantsoa, Fredrik Sjoberg, Jonathan Mellon |

Ce fut un soir de fête quand l’éclairage public s’est allumé dans la rue principale de Holl Holl, à Djibouti.

Johanna Damboeck, Varalakshmi Vemuru, Benjamin Burckhart |

As people in developed and developing countries become increasingly connected and adopt digital technologies, they also become more vulnerable to data breaches and various forms of cybercrime. In…

Jim Brumby |

Here are 7 things you need to know about taxing sugar-sweetened beverages.

Ceren Ozer |

Nigeria joined the Open Government Partnership in 2016 and made commitments to improve fiscal transparency and public participation in the budgeting process. The World Bank is supporting the…

Stephen Davenport, Kristina Aquino |

When I was young, my father used to tell me that there are three basic necessities in life: roti, kapda aur makan (food, clothes and a house). Although the house was third on the list, home…

Amit Jain |