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

Ceren Ozer |

Global partners have committed to Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals. UHC is a main driver of all World Bank’s investment in areas related to…

Srinivas Gurazada |

With the creation of the World Bank’s Human Capital project and launch of the Human Capital Index in October 2018 it is fitting for social accountability practitioners to ask how countries would…

Jeff Thindwa |

School children in Bangladesh. Photo: World Bank A healthy mix of innovation, continuous engagement, and effective implementation can bring about sustained transformation in public procurement. A…

Zafrul Islam |

Community of Mapaki's Community Monitoring Group Members, Ward 112, Bombali District. Photo: World Bank
When was the last time you participated in a community and worked together to…

Kimie Velhagen |

There is no denying that governments across the world today are facing increasingly complex pressures that are altering the world in which we live – fragility, conflict and violence; large…

Nicholas Nam |

Blog reader: “Dan! The government is one big system. Why didn’t your blog on the latest research on the quality of governance take this into account?” Dan (Rogger): “Well, typically frontier…

Daniel Rogger |

Graphic: World Bank Can developing countries create strong Public Financial Management (PFM) systems, without a way to measure progress and make corrections? This would be like a ship sailing…

Srinivas Gurazada |

Graphic: World Bank Editor's note: This blog post is part of a series for the 'Bureaucracy Lab', a World Bank initiative to better understand the world's public officials. [[…

Jan-Hinrik Meyer-Sahling, Christian Schuster, Kim Sass Mikkelsen |

Children in a school in Kinshasa. Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank. The Fragility Forum was held in Washington D.C. from March 5 to 7. More than 1, 000 people from over 90 different countries…

Camilla Lindstrom |