Los resultados de PISA 2018 destacan la crisis de aprendizajes que vive América Latina y sugieren que mejorar los aprendizajes con un ángulo de equidad siguen siendo los desafíos más grandes que…

Emanuela Di Gropello, Maria Jose Vargas, Monica Yanez-Pagans |

Rosie the robot was built to analyze the public expenses of Brazil’s congress members and empower citizen demands for social accountability. Read to learn what factors contributed to Rosie's…

Yasodara Cordova, Eduardo Vicente Gonçalves |

Rosie the Robot was built to improve social accountability in how members of congress in Brazil spend public funds.

Yasodara Cordova, Eduardo Vicente Gonçalves |

Under the Forest Investment Program (FIP), a new project will promote sustainable land use and foster better forest management in the Cerrado.

Bernadete Lange |

Illicit trade in tobacco products undermines global tobacco prevention and control interventions, particularly with respect to tobacco tax policy. From a public health perspective, illicit trade…

Sheila Dutta |

 A spotlight on the legal framework in Brazil shows that laws still fail to address gender discrimination, ensure equal access to opportunities, and level the playing field for women in all…

Paula Tavares |

We’re pleased to announce support for 12 projects which seek to improve the way development data are produced, managed, and used. They bring together diverse teams of collaborators from around the…

World Bank Data Team |

All photos by Gregoire Gauthier and Satoshi OgitaMarcos Ribeiro almost has tears in his eyes, as he explains the huge opportunities he sees for modern, ecologically mindful agriculture to us, a…

Martin Raiser |

This blog post was co-authored by Franz Drees-Gross, Director, Transport and ICT Global Practice, and Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Senior Director, Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice.…

Franz Drees-Gross, Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez |