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Co-creating solutions for smart cities

Earlier this year, the World Bank partnered with Chile's Ministry of Transport and Telecommunication on a project to innovate technology and mobility solutions: Smart City Gran Concepción.

Connecting Europe’s underserved communities to broadband

The benefits of broadband Internet are well-documented: for each 10-percent increase in penetration, a country’s gross domestic product (GDP) can increase by as much as 1.5 percent.

Can Open Data boost economic growth and prosperity?

What interventions are needed by governments - and by the World Bank - to stimulate and support the realization of the economic ben

Using Open Data to drive innovation, collaboration and change in India

Open Data has the potential to be a game-changing tool in poverty reduction and economic growth.

Open Data for economic growth: the latest evidence

One of the key policy drivers for Open Data has been to drive economic growth and business innovation.

Matching development challenges with tech solutions in the fight against extreme poverty

The goals of multilateral development agencies, United Nations and World Bank Group are laser-focused on the post-2015 development agenda, calling for transformative change by eradicating extreme poverty and raising economic prosperity for all.

A global information society: are we there yet?

Gender and inclusion
must be more
integrated into global
information and 
​communication

Pursuing job creation, citizen engagement and government efficiency through ICTs in Nigeria


Nigeria's Ministry of Communication Technology is
advancing a wide range of ICT initiatives,

The transformative promise of the Maker Movement

All around the world, an increasing number of individuals calling themselves “makers” are transforming the “Do-It-Yourself” culture.