Katherine Bain joined the Civil Society and Social Development team of the World Bank in 1996 where she supported the new President, James Wolfensohn in designing policies and processes for better incorporating civil society
In this video Fredrik Galtung, from Integrity Action, talks about DevelopmentCheck, an app for real-time citizen feedback on the transparency, participation and the effectiveness of development projects that enables community monitors to report on their success rate in implementing fixes to identified problems. He discusses how this and other tools and techniques can be used to gather continuous feedback from stakeholders, help articulate tacit knowledge through the use of structured dialog or case studies, and to "course correct" during the implementation of development projects.
Carter Brandon is the World Bank’s Global Lead Economist for Environment and Natural Resources, with primary interests in the linkages between the environment, welfare and growth.
José Cuesta is a development economist with a Ph.D. in economics from Oxford University. He is an affiliated professor at Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy.
Financial Inclusion and Resilience: How BRAC's Microfinance Program Recovered from the West Africa Ebola Crisis
In July 2014, at the height of the Ebola virus disease outbreak, BRAC’s microfinance institutions (MFIs) in Liberia and Sierra Leone were confronted with two competing scenarios of how to move forward.