As the geography of the outbreak continues to shift, new hot spots are emerging in developing countries – including in Latin America and South Asia as well as worrying trends in parts of Africa.…
The 500 million people living in extreme poverty in IDA countries remain at the center of IDA action. This is how.
In a letter to the Governors of the World Bank Group, President David Malpass provided an update on World Bank Group deliveries, as well as other efforts over the past year.
The World Bank remains focused on helping to translate global commitments into tangible actions at the country level.
The pandemic could push about 49 million people into extreme poverty in 2020.
World Bank Group President David Malpass highlights the progress the Bank Group has made in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Poor countries could soon come under siege on all fronts – a health, economic and social catastrophe would be felt across the world.
The World Bank Group is working to strengthen developing nations’ ability to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and shorten the time to economic and social recovery.
The Sahel Region is a priority for the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank’s fund for the world’s poorest countries.
In developing countries, governments with few resources are trying to figure out how to raise living standards and lift people out of poverty, while at the same time reducing emissions and…