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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.
Eleven Pacific Island countries are members of the World Bank and have a combined population of about 2.3 million people, scattered across an area equivalent to 15% of the globe’s surface.
Find out what the Bank Group's branches are doing in Pacific Islands.
An estimated US$4.5 billion is needed over ten years to build Fiji's resilience and capacity to adapt to climate change.
Watch this video to see a realistic and promising picture of what is achievable in the Pacific by the year 2040.
Read about how we’re partnering with Pacific Island governments to support development.
The World Bank provides free and open access to a comprehensive set of data about development in countries around the globe, including Pacific Island countries.
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