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PROBLUE 2020 Annual Report

PROBLUE was established with a view toward transforming the way the World Bank helps its client countries develop their oceanic economic sectors: “sustainably, and in an integrated fashion, in healthy oceans.”


Preventing Marine Plastics: A Circularity Approach

The World Bank and PROBLUE are transforming the lifecycle of plastic and helping countries move towards a circular economy. These interventions build a better world for all, especially for the world’s poorest.


Marine Plastics in East Asia and the Pacific: Crisis and Opportunity

Marine plastics has become a global development challenge as the growing amount of mismanaged plastic waste pollutes oceans, coastlines, rivers, and other inland waterways while affecting the livelihoods of coastal ...


Why We Need a Blue Recovery

Why special attention is needed for a blue recovery as countries rebuild from the impacts of COVID-19? Read blog to learn more.


About the Program

PROBLUE is a new umbrella multi-donor trust fund, housed at the World Bank, that supports the sustainable and integrated development of marine and coastal resources in healthy oceans.

What is the Blue Economy?

The Blue Economy refers to the sustainable and integrated development of economic sectors in healthy oceans.


Contact Us

Morgan Graham
Communications Officer
World Bank 1818 H St, NW Washington, DC 20433, USA
Tel : (202) 458-7097