With 189 member countries, staff from more than 170 countries, and offices in over 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.
The World Bank Group works in every major area of development. We provide a wide array of financial products and technical assistance, and we help countries share and apply innovative knowledge and solutions to the challenges they face.
We face big challenges to help the world’s poorest people and ensure that everyone sees benefits from economic growth. Data and research help us understand these challenges and set priorities, share knowledge of what works, and measure progress.
The World Bank supports the most pressing needs of Nicaragua's poorest and most vulnerable people through financing and technical assistance.
A new report analyzes what happens in classrooms and in textbooks, and points out that discriminatory representations of Afro-descendants could contribute to high dropout rates.
Populations across the globe are aging at an unprecedented pace. Migration could help counter some of the negative effects of this phenomenon.
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Nicaragua’s expansion in 2022 was driven by robust private consumption fueled by remittances and net exports. On the supply side, economic growth was broad-based and driven by services.
The main objective of the project is to improve the quality and access to health services.
World Bank Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean
Director for Central America and Dominican Republic