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The Development Podcast

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This international development podcast brings together the data, research—and solutions—that can pave the way to a sustainable future.

We’ll take you on a journey around the world of international development in this flagship podcast from the World Bank Group. Through conversations focused on revealing the latest data, the best research, and cutting-edge solutions, let us introduce you to the folks working to make the world a better place.

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Global Economy

Conflict, inflation, Covid-19, and food supply shocks have dominated 2022. How has the global economy fared and what does 2023 have in store?

2022 in Review: A Year of Uncertainty | The Development Podcast
Poverty and Shared Prosperity

Progress in reducing global extreme poverty has ground to a halt. Why and what can be done to get us back on track?

The Development Podcast, Poverty and Shared Prosperity Report, World Bank
WBG-IMF Annual Meetings

World leaders came together to discuss how to best build resilience & manage uncertainty.

Highlights from the 2022 World Bank Group-IMF Annual Meetings | The Development Podcast
A Just Transition

We hear about the challenges and opportunities when it comes to closing coal mines and transitioning jobs.

From Coal to Clean Energy: Protecting People Through a Just Transition | The Development Podcast

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