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 |

A growing number of Malaysians, especially those in urban areas, feel that they have trouble making ends meet. Addressing the cost of living issue in the country will require the right combination…

Richard Record |

As we move into 2020, what are some of the topics you would like to see more of? Let us know in the comments section below!

Zubedah Robinson, Pabsy Pabalan |

A week before our mission to Mambasa, a territory located in the Ituri Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a member of the local tribe’s royal family, suspected to be infected by…

Linda Mobula, Julienne N. Anoko |

Today, there are more refugees in the world than directly after World War II. That is almost 26 million people who have been forcibly displaced from their homes and fled across borders from…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

This blog argues that the Digital Agricultural Revolution will reduce tracking and verification costs, allowing better-informed lenders to move away from land as collateral. It is part of the…

Elizabeth Ash, Julian Lampietti |

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

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

A public debt manager’s job is finding the best borrowing solutions to raise the amount of funding needed by the government at the lowest possible level of cost and risk. This is an increasingly…

Diego Rivetti |

Businesses having their claims heard by courts in Bosnia and Herzegovina seem to be facing this dilemma non-stop. Either go to court and, if you are lucky, receive an enforceable judgment within a…

Tatjana Sofijanic |

With the rising costs of out-of-pocket health care expenditures, currently estimated at half a trillion dollars globally, the number of people affected by this trend is expected to increase…

Muhammad Ali Pate |