Finance, Competitiveness & Innovation
Competitive Industries and Innovation Program (CIIP)
CIIP aims to enhance economic growth, propel the creation of jobs, and maximize client countries' capacity to design and implement pro-growth investments by helping shape public policies and project design.
Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP)
Develops innovative solutions through practical research and active engagement with financial service providers, policy makers, and funders to enable approaches at scale to advance financial inclusion.
Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance (DRFI)
Seeks to develop and implement comprehensive financial protection strategies to improve the financial resilience of governments, businesses, and households against natural disasters.
Financial Sector Advisory Center (FinSAC)
FinSAC offers global knowledge to help develop and disseminate good practices that can enrich regional policy debates and cross-fertilize reforms.
FIRST aims to support economic growth and poverty reduction in low- and middle-income countries by promoting robust and diverse financial sectors.
Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)
Provides a comprehensive framework through which assessors and authorities in participating countries can identify financial system vulnerabilities and develop appropriate policy responses.
Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF)
Facilitates access to finance for smallholder farmers, micro-entrepreneurs, and microfinance institutions through the provisions of catastrophic risk transfer solutions and index-based insurance in developing countries.
Oversees a global network of business incubators and innovation hubs for climate technology, agribusiness, and digital entrepreneurs.
Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC)
Aims at promoting greater financial stability, both domestically and internationally, through the development, dissemination, adoption, and implementation of international standards and codes.
Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative (StAR)
Works with developing countries and financial centers to prevent the laundering of the proceeds of corruption and to facilitate more systematic and timely return of stolen assets.