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Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2020

Latest and most accurate estimates on trends in global poverty and shared prosperity.

World Bank Group President David Malpass

World Bank Group President David Malpass urged greater transparency and debt relief for the world’s poorest countries.

World Bank Group President David Malpass. Photo: © World Bank

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The International Development Association (IDA) is the part of the World Bank that helps the world’s poorest countries. Established in 1960, IDA aims to reduce poverty by providing loans (called “credits”) and grants for programs that boost economic growth, reduce inequalities, and improve people’s living conditions. Visit ida.worldbank.org



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