Elsevier: Supporting Higher Education, Science, Technology and Global Competitiveness Globally by Partnering with the World Bank

For over 140 years, Elsevier has supported more than 1,000,000 global scientific and ELS_Logo_Orange_RGBacademic communities in their pursuit for new and verified scientific knowledge through access to peer-reviewed content, strategic research management tools, and capacity-building activities that promote and celebrate world-class science.

Over the last 12 years, Elsevier has closely collaborated with partners such as the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the Dutch Organization for Internationalization in Education (NUFFIC) to support activities in emerging economies to enhance higher education and research, develop better science and technology, and improve local competitiveness. These efforts have allowed Elsevier and, specifically, the World Bank, to co-launch several regional and country initiatives and research metrics and evidence to contribute to promotion of discussions on research investment and collaboration.

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World Bank opens its contracts

Article originally published at trust.org.

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation – Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:33 GMTWorld Bank President Jim Yong Kim takes his seat as he arrives to brief the press at the opening of the IMF and World Bank’s 2015 Annual Spring Meetings, in Washington, April 16, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Theiler

How do you track billions of dollars of development money handed out via World Bank contracts for everything from school books to bridges?

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