Agriculture can help reduce poverty for 75% 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 $8.1 billion in new commitments in 2013.
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Join the research department for a two-day conference at World Bank headquarters in Washington, DC for a far-ranging discussion and debate on the trade-offs faced by policy makers trying increase food...Read More »
The World Bank and the Governments of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana organized an interactive ideation workshop on Open Data, bringing together key open data stakeholders to discuss Open Data solutions for...Read More »
Carol Vlassoff, an adjunct professor in the department of epidemiology and community medicine at the University of Ottawa, analyzes the implications of economic development for changes in women's empowerment...Read More »
The World Bank’s Global Partnerships and Trust Fund Operations Department in cooperation with the Tokyo Development Learning Center and the World Bank Tokyo Office, will hold the seventh Japan Social Development...Read More »
Join a webinar to learn what a commercial bank can achieve from partnering with another bank to finance agricultural clients. The speaker, Antonio Abufele Coello, is a regional vice president in Banco...Read More »
This high level workshop will follow up on the results and recommendations of the High Level Meeting on National Drought Policies, which took place in Geneva in 2013, and on the preparation of National...Read More »
The Summit aims to explore action-oriented partnerships, governance arrangements, investment frameworks and new financing vehicles to address the health of oceans. Follow #OceanAction on Twitter.
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Join African ministers, business leaders, civil society organizations, and other high level guests as they discuss the key challenges and opportunities impacting Africa's economic development progress.
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The seminar will consider how African economies can move from economic growth to economic transformation, as part of the post-2015 development agenda. It will present the policy conclusions of the 2013...Read More »