The Central African Republic (CAR) is a chronically fragile country. Endowed with impressive natural and mineral resources, the country is potentially rich, yet trapped in a regionally, and…

Wilfried A. Kouame, Han Fraeters |

In understanding the impact of COVID-19 on the Thai population, the World Bank, in conjunction with Gallup Poll, conducted a rapid phone survey from April 27 to June 15, 2021.

Nadia Belhaj Hassine Belghith, Tanida Arayavechkit |

On October 17 each year, the world marks the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, colloquially known as End Poverty Day.

Idah Z. Pswarayi-Riddihough |

China’s poverty reduction success since 1980 is primarily a story of sustained economic growth. What’s next for poverty reduction policies in China?

Maria Ana Lugo, Martin Raiser, Ruslan Yemtsov |

On October 17th, the world commemorates International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. This year, I have been reflecting on what eradicating poverty means for Azerbaijan.

Sarah G. Michael |

Central America and the Dominican Republic have a good track record of economic growth. Between 1991 and 2019, Central America grew by an average of 4.5% per year, and the Dominican Republic by an…

Michel Kerf |

Mobile government (mGov) offers developing countries several benefits for their citizens including financial inclusion, wider access to services and improved government social accountability.

Khuram Farooq, Peter Kustor |

New book from the World Bank illustrates how varied the pathways used to reduce corruption are and also highlights many common features among them.

Joel Turkewitz |

Rwanda’s reform efforts have allowed for an efficient, effective and transparent public procurement system, comparable to international good practices and to advanced economies of the world.

Uwingeneye Joyeuse, Nagaraju Duthaluri, Mulugeta Dinka, Devesh Mishra |