Simultaneous interpretation (Portuguese-English / English- Portuguese) will be available at the event.
The GovTech initiative, launched in 2019 and supported by the GovTech Global Partnership, has been responding to the growing demand by World Bank client countries for support on how to design and improve advanced digital transformation programs.
Sharing GovTech solutions that have been successfully implemented is one of useful ways to respond this demand. The GovTech case study notes — GovTech Case Studies: Solutions that Work — can provide a better understanding of GovTech focus areas by introducing concrete experiences of adopting GovTech solutions.
A series of BBLs aims to share these implementation stories including the challenges, objectives, digital solutions, results, and lessons learned. The first BBL will introduce mobile based GovTech solutions adopted in Nigeria and Brazil. The Kaduna State in Nigeria created a citizen engagement mobile app with other participatory mechanisms designed to make government investment more responsive to citizens. In Brazil, the SOL app for the smart community procurement was developed as an open-source software and blockchain technology was adopted. It increased efficiency and transparency through automated processes and enhanced the capacity to monitor projects by collecting and analyzing procurement data.
Opening remarks |
Ed Olowo-Okere, The World Bank
Tracey Lane, The World Bank
Presentation I |
Nigeria: Participatory Governance to Strengthen the Social Contract in Kaduna State
Umma Yusuf Aboki, Commissioner of the Kaduna State Planning and Budget Commission, Nigeria
Presentation II |
Brazil: The SOL-ution for Smart Community Procurement
Carlos Nascimento, Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator, The Secretariat of Planning of the State of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Stephen R. Davenport, The World Bank
Luciano Wuerzius, The World Bank
Silvana Kostenbaum, The World Bank