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 |

Most development stakeholders agree on the need to foster more open and transparent Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) to ensure that PPP projects provide quality public goods and services to…

Abdoulaye Fabregas, Marcela Rozo, Norma Garza |

Local leaders have turned to OpenStreetMaps (OSM), and use targeted drone tracking to document road needs and investment progress.  Photo: Kai Kaiser Amazon is promising to deliver goods with…

Kai Kaiser |

  Overview of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Photo: Arne Hoel / World Bank Last month I met with ministers and local officials in Addis Ababa to explore areas where we, at the World Bank, can help build…

Mario Marcel |

  Photo: Dana Smillie / World Bank To maintain current growth rates and meet demands for infrastructure, developing countries will require an additional investment of at least an estimated US$1…

Nazaneen Ismail Ali, Rachel Lipson |