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The Challenges of Food Insecurity

As many as 670 million people will still face hunger by 2030. Read on-the-ground stories of why a multi-pronged approach is needed to address these challenges and help transform global food systems.

Geospatial Poverty Portal
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.

Bangui, Tahoua Region. This mother and her child just received a non-food item kit, distributed by UNICEF and its partners.

Global Trends in Child Monetary Poverty

Our latest report, published jointly by the World Bank and UNICEF, presents estimated trends in child poverty from 2013 to 2022.

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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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