A sea change in international development

A few years ago, I could not have imagined myself ever considering the World Bank a shining light on what needs to happen in international development. But today’s TED talk by Sanjay Pradhan, vice president of the World Bank Institute, is such a shining example. We come to this crossroads from very different directions, but […]

"World Bank Institute: We’re also the data bank"

At the Activate Conference, Aleem Walji of the World Bank Institute gave a brief overview about their first experiences with open data (their data catalogue website gets more visitors than their home page now, and Google translated the top indicators …