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After a 2010 volcanic eruption destroyed homes in Yogyakarta, Java, a community-driven development program empowered residents to plan and rebuild 280,000 houses in less than two years. © World Bank
On his first visit to Indonesia as World Bank Group president, Jim Yong Kim pledged up to $11 billion in new financing in the next three to four years to Indonesia, the fourth most populous country in the world. He also visited a community-based post-disaster reconstruction project in Yogyakarta, Java.Read More »




This weekly poll is part of the World Development Report 2016: Internet for Development.


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Europe and Central Asia
Support for Tajikistan's improved credit laws helped establish the first private credit bureau in the country.

Tatiana Elizabeth Solis, from Colon department, learns how to produce chocolate at Esperanzas Unidas women’s association © World Bank
Latin America and Caribbean
Program provided farmers with the training to manage cacao production as a lucrative enterprise.


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