A new study generated a set of actionable recommendations to focus global efforts and facilitate progress strengthening clinical research capacity.
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The World Bank launched the 2018 Atlas of the SDGs. The new publication shows the progress societies are making towards the 17 SDGs.
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Smart technologies can have a positive impact on all areas of a person’s life. Experience a day in the life of a smart city commuter.
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The World Bank Group has two goals,

To end extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity in a sustainable way

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A lot of progress has been made over the past few years toward extending financial access and the number of unbanked adults has fallen to 1.7 billion, according to the latest Findex data. The number of unbanked people continues to fall, even when accounting for population growth. Read More.


We support countries' poverty reduction strategies

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We help developing countries find solutions to the toughest global and local development challenges—from adapting to climate change to boosting food security to increasing access to energy.

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