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Keeping Score: Driving Action for Results
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Keeping Score: Driving Action for Results

The World Bank Group is releasing a new Scorecard as part of our efforts to boost accountability, make evidence-based decisions, and work toward achieving more tangible outcomes.

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World Bank Regional Economic Updates

What are the latest macro-economic and development trends in each region of the world? Find out in our new economic updates.

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The Great Reversal: New Report on IDA Countries

Despite their high potential, the report shows the 75 vulnerable economies supported by the World Bank’s IDA face a widening income gap with wealthier nations, marking a historic reversal in progress.

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Poverty rate in IDA countries

In 30 years, the poverty rate has halved in countries supported by the World Bank's International Development Association (IDA).


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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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