How can data be used to improve disease outbreak warning, urban planning, air quality, or agricultural production? Seven winning projects, which will receive support from the third round of…

World Bank Data Team |

Photo: UNMISS/Flickr Humanitarian and development efforts serve two distinct and complementary objectives. Humanitarian work focuses on responding to emergency situations in the immediate…

Priya Chopra |

Doing homework at night using power generated by human movement during recess earlier in the day. This play-powered light is offered by Empower Playgrounds.  (…

Anna Lerner |

كان هناك أكثر من 7 مليارات شخص على وجه الأرض عام 2013. وفي حين أن هذا كان أكبر عدد على الإطلاق، فإن معدلات نمو السكان تنخفض باطراد وذلك لأسباب يعود بعضها إلى انخفاض معدلات الخصوبة. واليوم، الجمعة…

إيمي سوزوكي |

There were more than 7 billion people on earth in 2013. While this is the highest number ever, the population growth rate has been steadily declining, in part due to declining fertility rates. …

Emi Suzuki |

Había más de 7000 millones de personas en el planeta en 2013. Si bien esta es la cifra más alta de la historia, la tasa de crecimiento de la población ha ido disminuyendo de manera constante, en…

Emi Suzuki |

Kenya: The Journey to Prosperity  

Information and communication technologies (ICTs), including mobile phones, are increasingly seen as critical tools to improve public health and health outcomes in Africa. Several experiments,…

Samia Melhem |