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What Does AI Mean for the Developing World?

Is AI a dystopian nightmare for the developing world or could it lead to a brighter future? Our new episode of The Development Podcast digs into the issue.

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Better Bank

Leveraging the Power of Guarantees to Boost Private Financing

The new World Bank Group Guarantees platform will catalyze private sector capital and accelerate sustainable development on a livable planet.


Getting Back on Track to Eradicating Poverty

While much progress has been made to reduce global poverty, the hard truth is we are not on track to meet this Sustainable Development Goal. How can we jumpstart progress?

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To create a world free of poverty on a livable planet.

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We engage the development community with real-world statistics

The World Bank Group assigns the world’s economies to four income groups: low, lower-middle, upper-middle, and high.  The classifications are updated each year on July 1.


We support countries' poverty reduction strategies


We provide analysis and advice for developing countries

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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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