How can countries build better quality roads within a predictable budget? Looking at data from both developed and developing countries, a new World Bank study highlights the benefits and…

Satoshi Ogita, Leslie Nii Odartey Mills, Gylfi Pálsson |

Developing countries can take advantage of the metaverse by using immersive technologies in education and training.

Randeep Sudan, Oleg Petrov, Garima Gupta |

Through the money they send home, migrant workers play a substantial role in the economy of Pacific Island countries like Tonga. But cumbersome and time-intensive visa procedures often get in the…

Raunak Mittal, Kay Atanda |

Four functions of a successful government COVID-19 response include policy-setting and decision making; operational coordination; information gathering and monitoring & evaluation; and…

Jana Kunicova, Jim Brumby |

Facing the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, governments around the world have set up various coordination mechanisms at the center of government (COG) to facilitate pandemic response.

Jana Kunicova, Jim Brumby |

Land and geospatial information systems can make a world of difference when it comes to disaster preparedness, response, and recovery.

Alvaro Federico Barra, Mika-Petteri Torhonen |

To help workers transition to this new normal, governments need to continue implementing strong actions to support workers.

Indhira Santos, Michael Weber |

New Zealand’s success story is often told in terms of its lamb, wool, kiwifruit and agricultural exports. But our country’s greatest asset has always been our people who have been equipped to do…

Annette Dixon |

Photo:  Northern Beaches Hospital | New South Wales Ministry of Health The way that social infrastructure is being built and paid for is changing. New healthcare facilities, prisons, and public…

Simile Karasavidis |

  New Zealand Map.  Photo Credit: Academia maps GeoAtlas When people think about New Zealand’s most famous son, Sir Edmund Hillary, they mostly think about the quiet Auckland bee-keeper who…

Annette Dixon |