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We finance government programs to support achievement of country development objectives, and support policy and institutional reforms of national and subnational governments by providing budget financing and global expertise. We also finance public projects to build physical and social infrastructure, and develop institutional capacity.

Types of Financing:

Investment Project Financing provides financing to governments for activities that create the physical/social infrastructure necessary to reduce poverty and create sustainable development.

Development Policy Financing provides budget support to governments or a political subdivision for a program of policy and institutional actions to help achieve sustainable, shared growth and poverty reduction.

Program-for-Results links disbursement of World Bank funds directly to the delivery of defined results, helping countries improve the design and implementation of their own development programs and achieve lasting results by strengthening institutions, enhancing systems, and building capacity. 

Additional Modalities:

Private sector options for financing, direct investment and guarantees are provided by MIGA and IFC. Guarantees can also be provided through World Bank (IBRD/IDA) for private sector projects.

Customized options and risk management Available in the Treasury website.



Our Development Impact

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