If you live in a country where electricity never or rarely goes out, you are lucky. In my country, Nepal, we are pleased when we get uninterrupted electricity for even eight hours a day. Like...

Ravi Kumar |

Also available in: English Очевидно, что внедрение электронного правительства и Открытых данных уже принесло экономический эффект во многих странах мира. Показатели отличаются для разных стран и...

Alfiya Kaulanova |

Photo: John Isaac / World Bank Though the Indian government has steadily increased funding for its health sector, per capita allocation is still low; reform is thus critical to effectively utilize...

Shanker Lal |

Source: UN On International Anti-corruption Day 2014, one of the issues we at the Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative want to illustrate - is how recovering stolen assets helps fight corruption and...

Jean Pesme |

More than 200 high-level federal and state officials in India will convene on December 11 in New Delhi, for the India National Open Data and Open API Conference. The conference is organized by the...

Oleg Petrov |

Also available in: ру́сский язы́к Homes near an urban center in Kazakhstan. Photo: Shynar Jetpissova / World Bank E-government and Open Data have already brought visible economic impact to...

Alfiya Kaulanova |

Que fait le Groupe de la Banque mondiale pour aider l'Inde à résoudre ses problèmes de développement ? Et où en sont ses programmes mis en œuvre dans les États indiens les plus pauvres ?...

Vilas Mandlekar |

"Disability is no barrier. Landmine victims play volleyball." Photo: AusAID I am often asked how “we” – development professionals and practitioners at large - can make a difference to...

Maitreyi Bordia Das |

India: Jeevika Empowers Women in Rural Bihar through New Livelihoods “We went to sleep hungry.” Women in rural Bihar, India, home to over 100 million people living in poverty, had a difficult time...

World Bank South Asia |