The World Bank’s fund for the poorest countries, IDA has been a reliable partner in South Asia for more than six decades and contributed to a sharp decline in poverty in the region. Yet, for…

Hartwig Schafer |

Bangladesh has made it a priority to combat the scourge of stunting by focusing on improving access to quality nutrition and health services, adopting a series of multi-year strategies, programs…

Deepika Chaudhery |

A recent study examines regional and urban-rural patterns of undernutrition and overnutrition, dietary diversity, household food security, and the growth dynamics of adolescent girls aged 10 to 19…

Ziauddin Hyder |

The experience of Bangladesh is a microcosm of the larger trend in global extreme poverty. Several countries at various levels of development have shown in the last few decades that it is possible…

Carolina Sánchez-Páramo |

Bangladesh has made much progress in improving girls’ education. However, despite better enrolment rates, educations outcomes for girls remain inadequate as low and unequal levels of learning…

Shobhana Sosale, TM Asaduzzaman, Deepika Ramachandran |

لقد تراجعت نسبة الفقر المدقع من أكثر من ثلث سكان العالم قبل 30 عامًا إلى أقل من 10% اليوم، ولكن هذا ليس هو الحال بالنسبة لمن يعيشون في مناطق الحروب أو بالقرب منها.

كريستالينا جورجيفا |

As we work on the next IDA replenishment we have a chance to integrate these lessons across our programs that are focused on countries affected by fragility and conflict.

Kristalina Georgieva |

À l’heure où nous travaillons sur la prochaine reconstitution des ressources de l’IDA, nous avons l’occasion d'intégrer ces enseignements dans nos programmes axés sur les pays en situation de…

Kristalina Georgieva |