The frequent readers of our blog know that we try to help you as much as possible in doing business with the World Bank. The Bank has developed multiple apps to help you as well. In this blog we will provide you with a quick overview of World Bank apps which we think are beneficial to doing business with the World Bank.
World Bank Group Finances
What: The free World Bank Group Finances app provides greater access and opportunities to interact with current financial information about Bank loans, credits, and grants. Also procurement notices, a project pipeline and awarded contracts can be viewed per country.
Why: The World Bank presents open financial data to the public, continuing its commitment to increased transparency, modernization, and focus on accountability.
Who: IPHONE , IPAD , WEB , ANDROID
World Bank Integrity
What: This App enables users to report concerns of fraud and corruption in World Bank financed projects.
Why: The App enables users to (i) identify World Bank financed projects based on country, type of activity or keyword, (ii) submit a confidential report detailing concerns of fraud or corruption; (iii) send images related to those concerns. The App also provides access to the World Bank list of debarred firms and individuals.
Who: IPHONE , IPAD
World Bank DataFinder
What: The DataFinder is an app for accessing data on global development indicators from The World Bank Group.
Why: This app gives access to a subset of its main development indicators, which include topics such as the economy, external debt, health, population, environment, private sector development, etc.
Who: IPHONE , IPAD , ANDROID
World Bank MacroStats to Go
What: WB MacroStats to Go is an app that provides a combination of innovation, simplicity and portability which truly makes economic information available at your fingertips
Why: The app presents all the key macroeconomic indicators (ranging from gross domestic product structure to fiscal, balance of payments or poverty data) to provide users with the ability to quickly analyze, categorize, compare, and track any country in the world.
Who: IPAD , ANDROID
For a full list of all the APPS offered by the World Bank please visit: http://apps.worldbank.org/