Research and Publications
Analysis and advice for developing countries.
Without urgent action, climate change impacts could push an additional 100 million people into poverty by 2030.
Access to energy is essential to reduce poverty. Globally, 1.1 billion people still do not have access to electricity.
Fragility, Conflict and Violence
The challenge of fragility, conflict, and violence is widespread, and not confined to low-income countries.
Around 2 billion people don’t use formal financial services, including more than 50% of adults in the poorest households. Financial inclusion is a key to reducing poverty and boosting prosperity.