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 |

A vibrant private sector is a powerful driver of jobs and can underpin sustainable economic growth, fueling innovation and poverty reduction.

Akihiko Nishio |

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 |

We face daunting, interconnected challenges, but IDA – and the entire World Bank Group – will help the poorest countries meet those challenges and continue our drive to end extreme poverty.

Akihiko Nishio |

[[tweetable]]In just under two weeks, about 1, 000 people will gather in Washington D.C. for the 2018 Fragility Forum[[/tweetable]]. Policy makers from developed and developing countries,…

Franck Bousquet |

These days, it’s rare to open a newspaper (or scroll through a blog) without reading about a disaster striking somewhere in the world. Often, these disasters affect the very same countries that we…

Alanna Simpson |

Yemen is facing an unprecedented political, humanitarian, and development crisis. Long the poorest country in the Arab region, over half its population was living below the poverty line before the…

Auke Lootsma |

With IDA18, new approaches to operations, new financial instruments, as well as new analytics and tools will help ensure we deliver on the jobs agenda. Photo: © John Hogg/World Bank On December…

Thomas Farole |