tablets loom increasingly large on the horizon in many places [also available in Thai] Recent headlines from places as diverse as Kenya ("6, 000 primary schools picked for free laptop project…

Michael Trucano |

the way most projects 'scale up' just might yield inequitable results Much is made of the necessity to 'scale up' in international development circles. Here at the World Bank,…

Michael Trucano |

También disponible en español Today is No Tobacco Day, a moment in time when we’re supposed to remind ourselves of the many evils smoking brings upon us both as individuals and as member of…

Joana Godinho |

También disponible en español Também disponível em português This year, World Health Day focuses on hypertension. Specialists report a clear link between excessive salt consumption and high blood…

Sumito Estévez |

looking ahead Few projects to introduce ICTs at scale across an entire education system have received as much global attention as that of Plan Ceibal in Uruguay, which has (among other things)…

Michael Trucano |

Tell a journalist that they’ll be covering a story on a subject they’re passionate about and you’ll make their day. Tell a cook they’ll be tasting different dishes made with the same ingredient,…

José Baig |