December 17, 2014 — More people have died in the 2014 Ebola epidemic in West Africa than in all previous outbreaks combined. Find out how the World Bank Group is helping countries cope with the crisis.Read More »
September 24, 2014 — Inequality is costly in a globalizing world. Expanding women’s opportunities will accelerate economic growth and yield large development payoffs.Read More »
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Sharing knowledge will be crucial to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity around the world. The World Bank Group’s Global Practices bring together knowledge and expertise in 14 sectors and 5 cross-cutting areas. The goal is to help developing countries find solutions to the toughest global and local development challenges—from adapting to climate change to boosting food security or increasing access to energy. Learn more about what we’re doing in Topics.