Fighting poverty in all of its dimensions lies at the core of the World Bank’s work. We work closely with governments to develop sound policies so that poor people can improve their livelihoods, and access social and infrastructure services and good jobs.
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Representatives from several Latin American countries will explain how their respective governments are addressing the social inclusion of Afrodescendants, who make up 30% of the region's population but...Read More »
One billion people, or 15% of the world’s population, experience some form of disability, most of them in developing countries. Our high-profile panelists will explore how the World Bank can more strategically...Read More »
This event highlighted the role of the fisheries sector in the sustainable development of national economies, with a specific focus on the Africa Program for Fisheries and the need for better governance...Read More »
The session will present the findings from the new book Development as Freedom in a Digital Age and discus how to apply Amartya Sen’s ‘Capability Approach’ to evaluate the impact of ICTs on development.
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This regional PSIA learning event in Poland is an opportunity to collectively reflect on the successes in moving forward the PSIA agenda, but also the challenges and difficulties we face with this work...Read More »
The World Bank has set the ambitious, but achievable goals to end extreme poverty globally by 2030 and to promote "shared prosperity”. Ana Revanga, Senior Director for Poverty and Equity Global Practice,...Read More »
Academics and development specialists explore the relationships between climate change and poverty by examining the impact on poor people’s livelihood and well-being, the risk for non-poor individuals...Read More »
The main author of the new report "A Measured Approach to Ending Poverty and Boosting Shared Prosperity: Concepts, Data, and the Twin Goals", Dean Jolliffe, Senior Economist, World Bank’s Development Research...Read More »
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 »
Across the middle-income countries of the developing world, policy makers are keenly aware that increased longevity and aging populations will place significant and growing burdens on working age adults...Read More »
This conference hosted by the World Bank, George Washington University (IIEP), and the Growth Dialogue brings together academics and development practitioners to present and discuss the challenges of urbanization...Read More »
The Global Group on Indigenous Peoples and the Social Inclusion Cluster through its Portfolio Review have identified projects that addressed Indigenous Peoples (IPs) issues in an innovative manner.
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