Cyclone Eloise just hit Mozambique’s Sofala coastal province at the end of last month, displacing thousands of people and ruining crops. The authorities are still gauging the full extent of the…

Sun Hwa Song, Siddhesh Kaushik, Leslie Ricketts |

A new paper, How could the Pacific restore international travel after COVID?, highlights the benefits of a phased approach to opening up the Pacific, alongside the potential pitfalls, and less…

Andrew Blackman, Hamish Wyatt |

India must reimagine the way cities are planned - putting people at the centre of the conversation on road safety and prioritizing the most vulnerable users—pedestrians and cyclists—on our streets…

Shreya Gadepalli |

With a vision of Making Every Life Known and Count, the government of Rwanda committed to address the challenges contributing to Rwanda’s low birth registration rate among children under-5, which…

Maletela Tuoane-Nkhasi, Iftikhar Malik, Josephine Mukesha, Claudine Marie Solange Nyinawagaga |

Traveling in the Sahel region, I have seen how conflict, poverty, natural disasters, and climate change are reversing the region's development path and magnifying people's mass…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

​​​​​​​Version 1.0.4 of the wbgapi python package is now available. This package has been in the Python Package Index for almost a year, and the latest version adds several new features to make…

Tim Herzog |

Valentine’s Day is a reminder that a successful relationship needs everyday effort. The same goes for PPPs: a more robust, more successful PPP requires the daily grind of engaging with partners,…

Jeff Delmon |

The coronavirus crisis has revealed the fragility of our current supply chain systems. Governments must embrace the implementation of Digital Supply Chain Management Systems to help them navigate…

Tatiana Peralta Quiros, Muneeza Mehmood Alam |

The first batch of COVID-19 vaccines for Lebanon arrived in the country on February 13, 2021 as part of the World Bank-financed Lebanon Health Resilience Project (LHRP). This is also the first…

Farah Asfahani, Sherin Varkey, Son Nam Nguyen |

The Global Report on Public Financial Management uses PEFA’s extensive database to provide a comprehensive global view of PFM trends and performance. Learn about the report's findings.

Ed Olowo-Okere |