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 $8.3 billion in new commitments in 2014.
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An international workshop on “Going beyond Agricultural Water Productivity”, co-organized by the World Bank Group, will bring together leading experts with different disciplinary backgrounds, including...Read More »
In the Pacific, women hold an essential role in agriculture but are often excluded from decision-making and don’t have control over the land they work on. Follow our televised panel discussion on how we...Read More »
How will we feed 9 billion people by 2050 in the face of environmental challenges? Tune in online on October 10 at http://live.worldbank.org, and join the conversation on Twitter with #food4future.
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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 »