Video: Artificial intelligence for the SDGs (International Telecommunication Union) Along with my colleagues on the ICT sector team of the World Bank, I firmly believe that ICTs can play a…

Leebong Lee, Young-Jin Choi |

In the last couple of months, we saw some amazing events making the news headlines. From World Bank President Jim Kim’s outstanding lecture at Georgetown University on “Lessons from Ebola”, to the…

Mariana Dahan |

Earlier this year, the World Bank partnered with Chile's Ministry of Transport and Telecommunication on a project to innovate technology and mobility solutions: Smart City Gran Concepción. So…

Victor Mulas, Roger Burks |

For Concepción, Chile, a smart city began with people using Lego blocks. Together with the World Bank, Chile's Unit of Smart Cities in its Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications has…

Victor Mulas, Eva Clemente |

Co-authored by: Yvonne Nkrumah and Julia Mensah (WBIHS), and Lyudmila Bujoreanu (TWICT)How satisfied are Uganda’s citizens with the services they receive in public health facilities? It’s a…

Kidus Asfaw |

Information and communication technologies (ICTs), including mobile phones, are increasingly seen as critical tools to improve public health and health outcomes in Africa. Several experiments,…

Samia Melhem |

Do you believe that information & communication technologies and innovation can help end poverty in your country? Share your reflections and get your voice counted by policymakers and…

Adam Diehl |

By Hon. Jean Philbert Nsengimana, Minister of Youth and ICT for Rwanda Rwanda is steadily moving towards its vision of becoming an information-rich and knowledge-based economy and society, and an…

Hon. Jean Philbert Nsengimana |

Africa is advancing by leaps and bounds in adoption and use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the private and public sectors. A new report, “eTransform Africa”, shows how…

Tim Kelly, Zhenia Viatchaninova Dalphond |

Jeff Jesse, a Tanzanian student leader who has been collaborating with the World Bank team at the Open Development Technology Alliance, suggested an exciting idea over on the Daraja blog: 

Joshua Goldstein |