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The partnership with Tripadvisor enables the Ministry of Tourism to gain insights into trends and gaps in tourism service quality, and the impact of training on quality, as Indonesia tries to…

Salman Alibhai, Jessie F. McComb |

Making informed policy decisions requires having access to high-quality data. However, the adoption of electronic data collection tools remains a challenge in many low-income countries. This blog…

Luiza Andrade, Marcus Holmlund, Roshni Khincha, Sekou Kone |

Creating investor “buzz” about PPPs through market sounding & project pipelines

David Baxter |

Find out how World Bank energy projects in Africa are accounting for climate change while helping increase energy access in the region.

Celine Ramstein, Guillaume Florent Lher, Mark Robert Deinert |

Labor costs can be a key determinant of job creation. In developing economies where informal employment remains common, it has also been argued that labor costs can contribute to informality by…

Laurent Bossavie, Kevwe Pela |

This year, the World Food Programme (WFP) estimates that 40 percent of the population – or 2.8 million people - in the English-speaking Caribbean struggle to access adequate food and remain food…

Lilia Burunciuc |

Even before COVID-19, the world was facing a learning crisis, with nearly 6 out of every 10 ten-year-olds in low- and middle-income countries (LICs and MICs) suffering from learning poverty—…

Thomas Poulsen |

Tapping into female professionals' talent can address the cybersecurity industry's scarcity of skills.

Christine Zhenwei Qiang |

Namibia has achieved remarkable economic growth since 1990, transitioning to an upper-middle-income country in 2008. In the last few years though, its economy has stagnated, and the country has…

Kevin Njiraini, Marie Francoise Marie-Nelly |

Precious metal prices have softened after reaching recent highs in March 2022. The weakness reflects rising interest rates and the strengthening of the U.S. dollar, which have outweighed inflation…

John Baffes, Wee Chian Koh |