Energy prices declined 8.2% in November, led by coal (-12.9%) and oil (-8.7%), the World Bank's Pink Sheet reported. Non-energy prices were up by 1.7%.

John Baffes, Maria Hazel Macadangdang |

After the devastating 2018 floods, Kerala embarked on several data solutions in partnership with the World Bank: an action plan based on a rapid diagnostic of data governance, emphasizing…

Illika Sahu, Shashank Jayakumar, Prasanna Lal Das, Ravi Kumar, Natsuko Kikutake |

Data interoperability is another one of the six international Open Data Charter principles which we encourage governments to adopt when they launch their journey toward open data.

Natalia Carfi |

November 19 is the World Toilet Day highlighting the importance of toilets for health, hygiene, and safety. Open defecation poses a serious risk to public health as it can contaminate sources of…

Haruna Kashiwase |

Save the Children’s Child Atlas seeks to fill this gap by providing an easy-to-use tool that brings together high-quality, publicly available data on spanning child-related outcomes, risks and…

Oliver Fiala |

“From Drought to Floods: The Impact on Labor in the Coastal Zones of Uruguay, from East to West,” our data project tackling and explaining these issues, was awarded the data visualization prize at…

Miguel Angel Dobrich, Gabriel Farias |

The Global Partnership held a data visualization contest, supported by the World Bank, in September for anyone interested in displaying data from the World Bank or other government data sets to…

Divyanshi Wadhwa |

Official development assistance (ODA) and partnerships are crucial for the world to succeed in delivering opportunities for lower-to-middle income countries. That is what SDG 17 stands for: a…

Espen Beer Prydz |

Energy prices eased 1.8% in October, led by coal (-12.5%) and oil (-3.4%), the World Bank's Pink Sheet reported. Non-energy prices were down by 1.6%.

John Baffes, Maria Hazel Macadangdang |

SDG 16 highlights the importance of peace, security, access to justice and strong institutions as key elements for countries to grow, develop and succeed in achieving sustainable development.

Florina Pirlea, Sinae Lee |