In 107 of 114 economies, there are fewer female than male STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) graduates.

Divyanshi Wadhwa |

How can data be used to improve disease outbreak warning, urban planning, air quality, or agricultural production? Seven winning projects, which will receive support from the third round of…

World Bank Data Team |

The International Comparison Program (ICP) team in the World Bank Development Data Group commissioned a pilot data collection study utilizing modern information and communication technologies in…

Marko Rissanen, Nada Hamadeh |

Community Officials pre-testing Survey Solutions Application during training session in Maputo Special Reserve. Photo by Davi Moreira, World Bank M&E Specialist What kind of information do you…

Davi Cordeiro Moreira |

The World Bank Group surveys its stakeholders from country governments, development organizations, civil society, private sector, academia, and media in all client countries across the globe.…

Svetlana Markova |

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Erin Scronce |

This is part of a series of blogs focused on the Sustainable Development Goals and data from the 2016 Edition of World Development Indicators.  This blog draws on data from the World Bank’s Rural…

Edie Purdie, Adam Diehl, Atsushi Iimi |

Every minute, dozens of people in East Asia move from the countryside to the city. The massive population shift is creating some of the world’s biggest mega-cities including Tokyo, Shanghai,…

Axel van Trotsenburg |