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Mobile participatory budgeting helps raise tax revenues in Congo

The World Bank found the ROI in open government through civic participation and mobile phones.

In a world awash in data, connected by social networks and focused on the next big thing, stories about genuine innovation get buried behind the newest shiny app or global development initiative. For billions of people around the world, the reality is that inequality in resources, access to education or clean water, or functional local government remain serious concerns. South…
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Widgets, maps and an API make World Bank data sing

Widgets, maps and an API make World Bank data sing

The new data.worldbank.org looks to improve data-driven decisions.

The World Bank's new website is increasing data access through a host of new tools and services, including an API and the open sourcing of the site's underlying Drupal code.

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