In this blog, we highlight two projects that leveraged data-driven policymaking processes and simulations.

Kerina Wang, KCP Program Management Unit (KCP PMU) |

This is a critical time for education. A cost-of-living crisis, including rising food and energy prices and the war in Ukraine are putting pressure on policymakers to cut education budgets. It is…

Camilla Kuckartz, Mathias Esmann |

The COVID-19 global pandemic has challenged the world in so many ways. While the race for vaccine development and deployment absorbed much of our attention, extended lockdowns transformed our way…

Victor Mulas, Frederico Pedroso, Hiromi Akiyama, James Lee |

Investment in digital connectivity pays for itself from the resulting productivity and economic growth that comes along with it.

Riccardo Puliti |

This blog is a biweekly feature highlighting recent working papers from around the World Bank Group. This entry introduces 5 papers published from April 1 to April 15 on various topics, including…

Marcelo Buitron, Policy Research Working Paper team |

Divine, a young Rwandan girl, is working as a trainee in a clothing manufacturing company. She is very clear that she chose the program because she needs fashion design skills.

Ruth Charo, Rolande Simone Pryce |

The third Disruptive Debate in the Future of Government series featured four participants from East, South and West Africa, who discussed the challenges of service delivery. The conversation…

Alasdair Fraser, Donna Andrews, Tim Williamson |

Meeting today’s needs matters, but we also need to be prepared for future health crises, and this is driving our efforts on the African continent.

Elena Sterlin |

In Africa, 40 PPP collaborative management partnerships have been established in 15 countries to increase funding and improve management and benefits in protected areas. A CMP toolkit is a…

Kathleen H. Fitzgerald, David Maleki |