Agriculture can help reduce poverty for 78% of the world's poor, who live in rural areas and work mainly in farming. It can raise incomes, improve food security and benefit the environment. The World Bank Group is a leading financier of agriculture, with $8 billion in new commitments in 2015.
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August 1, 2016 — Over the last 15 years, rural development programs have helped bring skills training, job placement programs and community groups to millions of people in India’s remote regions.
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