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Becoming a Knowledge Bank: Delivering Solutions at Impact and Scale

The World Bank's new Knowledge Compact builds on our expertise gained over decades of development work to transform our approach to knowledge.

Recipe for a Livable Planet: Achieving Net Zero Emissions in the Agrifood System

Achieving Net Zero Emissions in the Agrifood System

A new World Bank report shows that changes in farm and food production can cut global greenhouse gas emissions by a third.

Clean energy lit the path for private infrastructure investments in 2023

Clean Energy Lit the Path for 2023 Private Infrastructure Investments

World Bank data show the private sector pumped $86 billion into infrastructure in low- and middle-income countries last year, with the energy sector seeing a threefold increase in investments.

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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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