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.
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April 24, 2017 — A new report, the fourth in a series from the World Bank, provides a framework for understanding and enhancing the food system’s contribution to jobs for all, including women and youth.
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April 19, 2017 — On April 19, join our online event to learn from innovators who are revitalizing the food and agriculture sector and creating the jobs and business opportunities of tomorrow. Watch live at 11:00 a.m. ET.
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