Measles is a highly contagious disease. It’s also mostly preventable thanks to vaccines and widespread immunization. In 2000, measles was declared eliminated in the United States. Since then, it…

Donna Barne, Divyanshi Wadhwa |

Co-authored with Mik Schulte Teachers standing by a water pump outside a school in rural Tanzania.  I recently spent some time traveling around rural Tanzania, trying to better understand the way…

Jacqueline Tront |

In 2015, leaders of 193 countries formed an ambitious plan to guide global development action for the next 15 years by agreeing on a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Four years after…

Umar Serajuddin, Marco Scuriatti |

Tourists and fishermen prepare to take their boats out on Lake Victoria in Kisumu, Kenya. Photo: Peter Kapuscinski / World Bank Water, climate, and finance know no borders. This brings both…

Christina Leb, Sonja Köppel |

How can data be used to improve disease outbreak warning, urban planning, air quality, or agricultural production? Seven winning projects, which will receive support from the third round of…

World Bank Data Team |