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Food Systems

Food System Resilience

Recent unprecedented shocks to the global food system hit the Middle East and North Africa region hard. Now Looking ahead, we’re supporting the region to prioritize and build resilient agriculture and food systems that can withstand future shocks.

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Mapping Poverty

The Geospatial Poverty Portal

Visit our new website that offers the latest data on subnational poverty, inequality, multidimensional poverty, and small area estimation guidelines. 

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Reality Check: Climate Policies with Real-World Results

The World Bank’s Reality Check report highlights 25 successful climate policies from countries as disparate as Egypt, Niger, China, and Peru.

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Globally, 70 percent of greenhouse gas emissions emanate from cities. At the same time, cities are being hit increasingly by climate change related shocks and stresses, ranging from more frequent extreme weather events to inflows of climate migrants. A new World Bank report provides policymakers with a compass for designing tailored policies that can help cities and countries take effective action to mitigate and adapt to climate change. Learn more.


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We help developing countries find solutions to the toughest global and local development challenges—from adapting to climate change to boosting food security to increasing access to energy.

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