Agriculture and Food
Agriculture can help reduce poverty for 65% 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 $2.9 billion in new commitments in the year 2016. Read Overview »


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Juergen Voegele

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Global Lead for Rural Livelihoods and Agricultural Jobs
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