There is growing recognition that natural resource exploitation and environmental pressures can fuel violent conflict. Situations of conflict and environmental stress also have major gender implications.
The State and Peacebuilding Fund is the World Bank’s largest multi-donor trust fund providing catalytic financing to help prevent conflict, support rapid crisis response, and build long-term resilience in situations of fragility, conflict, and violence.
Watch how SPF is addressing the drivers and impacts of fragility, conflict and violence—such as climate change, pandemics and migration.
Our latest SPF Annual report is now available. See how our grants are helping build resilience and institutional capacity needed for longer-term stability and prosperity at the country, regional and global level.