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Read the latest blog post, "Surfacing and Scaling Innovations in Last Mile Delivery," from Aleem Walji, Onno Ruhl, and Anil Sinha.

April 22, 2014 Blog post

Read the blog post, "Show Me The Money: How to Make Governments Work," from WBI's Lead Social Development Specialist Keith McLean.

April 21, 2014 Blog post

The annivesary report for "Citizen Voices: A Global Conference Citizen Engagement for Enhanced Development Impact" is now available.

April 7, 2014 Announcement

Read the blog post, "Engaged Citizens, Responsive Governments, Better Services for People?" from WBI's Stephen Davenport.

April 3, 2014 Blog post

Read the blog post from World Bank Institute's Benjamin Herzberg, Program Lead for Private Sector Engagement for Good Governance (PSGG).

March 25, 2014 Blog post

The GPSA is pleased to announce the selection of eight new projects in Ghana, Uganda, Moldova, DRC, Morocco, Mongolia, Paraguay and Tunisia as finalists for the second round of grants under the program.

March 20, 2014 News

The World Bank Institute offers a new online course to help practitioners design, implement, and measure result-oriented knowledge exchange initiatives.

March 18, 2014 Announcement

How can social accountability make development interventions more effective and strengthen the performance of public institutions?

March 10, 2014 Announcement

Are you a mid-career professional from a developing country applying for a masters program?

March 6, 2014 Announcement

Read the blog post, "Crowdsourcing Feedback to Improve Healthcare Systems" on improving service delivery and health system reform in Uganda through crowdsourcing.

February 27, 2014 Blog post