Somalia’s strong commitment to domestic revenue mobilization reforms and harmonization efforts has positively contributed to the country’s tax yield in 2021 amidst a backdrop of challenges imposed…

Omer Khan, Sher Shah Khan |

Development projects can achieve better outcomes with fewer resources when donors work together at the country level. That is the conclusion of the Fiduciary Alignment Initiative, a joint Asian…

Suraiya Zannath, Svetlana V. Klimenko |

The OECD estimates that in 2020, governments in 27 countries for which data is available, spent an average of 14 percent of their GDP on public procurement of goods and services, out of 28 percent…

Serena Cocciolo, Sushmita Samaddar, Stephen Okiya |

Please join us on April 21, 2021 at 7:30AM EST for a cross-country experience sharing on strengthening public procurement systems in Lebanon, Bangladesh, and Mozambique through the Methodology for…

Carlos Ferreyra |

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 World Bank report, "Enhancing Government Effectiveness and Transparency: The Fight Against Corruption," examined three examples of positive reform experiences in public procurement to…

Joel Turkewitz |

The World Bank’s Islamabad Procurement Team piloted a ‘Software as a Service’ (SaaS) based e-Procurement platform to address procurement needs during COVID-19.

Khalid Bin Anjum |

In the face of COVID-19, Somalia's education system has been scrambling to transition to online learning. The situation has created many challenges, but also a few unexpected opportunities.…

Roku Fukui, Abdullahi Bihi Hussein |

Bangladesh realized that its weak public procurement system and processes was a drag on resources for investment and decided on a long-term reform program to address it.

Zafrul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman |