17. AFRONOMICS: The Role of Knowledge in Crisis featuring Mari Pangestu, Managing Director, World Bank

"Figure out what may, or may not, work in places where informality is high, or where lockdowns are not feasible."

Timely and relevant knowledge and information sharing can help individuals change behavior, can inform countries’ respo... view more

About the Presenters

Mari Elka Pangestu

Managing Director, Development Policy and Partnerships

Mari Pangestu is the World Bank Managing Director of Development Policy and Partnerships. In this role, which she assumed on March 1, 2020, Ms. Pangestu provides leadership and oversees the research and data group of the World Bank (DEC), the work program of the World Bank’s Global Practice Groups, and the External and Corporate Relations function. Ms. Pangestu joins the Bank with exceptional policy and management expertise, having served as Indonesia’s Minister of Trade from 2004 to 2011 and as Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy from 2011 to 2014.

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