Currently, only 3.3% of transport is powered by renewable sources. How can the transport and energy sectors coordinate more effectively to reduce emissions and protect the climate?

Jennifer Okaima Piette, Clotilde Rossi di Schio |

While China's vehicle fleet is growing rapidly, there is hope that the rise of electric mobility might help limit the environmental impact. But will that be enough?

Jung Eun “Jen” Oh |

Many communities across Africa still lack access to an all-weather road. A recent World Bank study shows drones can help fill the gap and deliver essential goods or services to isolated…

Aiga Stokenberga, María Catalina Ochoa |

Changing the way we move can help address many of today's most pressing challenges, from climate to disaster resilience and social inclusion. So, how do we get there?

Nancy Vandycke |

A new World Bank study provides an overview of selected technologies identified as “disruptive” that could be useful to public procurement.

Blandine Wu Chebili, Hunt La Cascia |

Learn how AI can help advance accountability for harmful language as well as evidence-based prevention.

Chris Mahony, Jim Brumby, Huong Thi Lan Tran |

Foundational GovTech solutions as well as disruptive technologies can play a huge role in improving budget execution in a post-COVID19 world. Here are four such GovTech solutions.

Srinivas Gurazada, Khuram Farooq |

This entry introduces seven papers published during the weeks of February 1 and 8 on various topics, including the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, the use of a new data source (such as nighttime data),…

Policy Research Working Paper team |

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 |

A recently launched GovTech report highlights ten key lessons from twenty-five years of implementing GovTech and digital government projects to prevent social engineering ploys.

Kimberly Johns |