The World Bank Group launched the Records Management Roadmap as a practical toolkit to help governments and public-sector organizations design effective records management programs.

Elisa Liberatori Prati |

As strong advocates and supporters of the country’s open data movement, we at the Accountability Lab were thrilled to learn about the “100-hour Nepal Data Literacy Program” organized by the World…

Bikin Ghimire, Soni Khanal, Nitee Shrestha |

Ibadan is the third most populous city in Nigeria—Africa’s largest country in terms of population and economy. This city of six million also happens to be the country’s largest in terms of…

Robert Reid, Iguniwari Thomas Ekeu-Wei, Zirra Banu |

In 2019, we engaged with a group of executives and practitioners from the education, finance and media sectors in Kathmandu to discuss their awareness and practices in using data to support…

Ravi Kumar |

Tunisia’s first-ever national open data hackathon, brought together 170 participants comprising 38 different teams with the support of the World Bank.

Moatez Chaouachi, Ibrahim Elghandour, Stephen Davenport |

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 |

The Poverty and Shared Prosperity Report 2020 (PSPR2020) reported that COVID-19 was likely to push between 88 and 115 million people into extreme poverty—those living under $1.90-a-day—around the…

Nishant Yonzan, Christoph Lakner, Daniel Gerszon Mahler, R. Andres Castaneda Aguilar, Haoyu Wu |

The latest global poverty estimates show that 9.2% of the global population lives below the $1.90 international poverty line in 2017. This translates into 689 million people still living in…

Marta Schoch, Christoph Lakner |