Blog reader: “Dan! The government is one big system. Why didn’t your blog on the latest research on the quality of governance take this into account?” Dan (Rogger): “Well, typically frontier…

Daniel Rogger |

While 85 percent of participating OGP countries have digitized their public records, only 16 percent are storing them in secure, professionally managed digital repositories. On April 22 and April…

Anne Thurston, Victoria L. Lemieux |

Dr. Flora Lubowa is a medical officer at the Magomeni Health Center. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: Photo Arne Hoel I have worked on public procurement and governance for most of my life. But I have…

Robert Hunja |

 Photo: Curt Carnemark / World Bank Crises in access to water are making headlines around the world. Among difficult policy pathways to respond, convincing people to change their behavior and…

Laura De Castro Zoratto, Courtney Price Ivins |

Bill Lyons / World Bank A new World Bank report addressing the widespread dissatisfaction of citizens with the delivery of essential public services and calling for accountability in public…

Mario Marcel |

                                                   Open governance is about ensuring that citizens are able to engage with their governments and that those governments are then willing and able to…

Daniel Nogueira-Budny, Felipe Estefan |

Public procurement is not among the most popular topics in development circles. However, consider just these three ways in which procurement is probably one of the most indispensable elements that…

Philipp Krause, Lina Tutunji |

In my first mission as senior director, I am participating in an event in London this week hosted by the Governance Partnership Facility (GPF). This multi donor trust fund includes the World Bank…

Mario Marcel |