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Putting Africa on the Path to Prosperity

Ajay and Mauritania President and African Union chairperson Mohamed Ould Ghazouani on five ways resources like the International Development Association (IDA) can boost economic growth and transformation in Africa.

IDA21 Meeting: Building Resilience in South Asia
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IDA21 Meeting: Building Resilience in South Asia

On June 18 leaders and changemakers kicked off the third IDA21 Replenishment Meeting in Nepal, a milestone moment in the journey of South Asia’s development and recovery.

Loss and damage fund

World Bank Host and Trustee for the Fund for Responding to Loss and Damage

The World Bank has been approved by its Board of Executive Directors to be interim secretariat host and trustee of a fund that will assist developing countries hit by adverse effects of climate change.

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Global Forest Loss

Countries with tropical and subtropical forests saw large losses globally between 2001 and 2021.


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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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