Open Institute has been working with various subnational governments to develop the foundations for consistent use of data to strengthen participatory processes at local levels.

Al Kags, Stephen Davenport |

providing a well managed complaint mechanism allows minorities a stronger voice in government, with positive policy outcomes

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

The World Bank’s fund for the poorest countries, IDA has been a reliable partner in South Asia for more than six decades and contributed to a sharp decline in poverty in the region. Yet, for…

Hartwig Schafer |

What does providing security to prevent thefts on farms do? Increases productivity and market sales.

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

This blog post is part of a series for the 'Bureaucracy Lab', a World Bank initiative to better understand the world's public officials and explores a range of approaches to…

Daniel Rogger |

World-Bank funded Bihar Panchayat Strengthening Project is improving local governance in Bihar, one of India’s poorest states.

Farah Zahir |

The Government of Kenya, with the help from the World Bank, is providing Kenyan youth with more agency and a platform to voice their thoughts and concerns about how budget is spent.

Claire Davanne |

South Asian countries’ exports are only one-third of what they should be, had they mirrored the experience of economies with similar characteristics. Without further integration into global…

Hans Timmer |