The World Bank has two goals: end extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity in a sustainable way.
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Food security is defined when all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life.
Climate change, poverty, and inequality are the defining issues of our age. The World Bank is the biggest multilateral funder of climate investments in developing countries.
The Open Data site is designed to make World Bank data easy to find, download, and use. All of the data found here can be used free of charge with minimal restrictions.
The World Bank, led by its Board and shareholders, has embarked on a process to evolve its Vision and Mission, Operating Model, and Financial Capacity, as detailed in the Evolution Roadmap.