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.…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

The 500 million people living in extreme poverty in IDA countries remain at the center of IDA action. This is how.

Samuel Munzele Maimbo |

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.

David Malpass |

The World Bank remains focused on helping to translate global commitments into tangible actions at the country level.

Muhammad Ali Pate |

World Bank Group President David Malpass highlights the progress the Bank Group has made in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

David Malpass |

Poor countries could soon come under siege on all fronts – a health, economic and social catastrophe would be felt across the world.

Mari Elka Pangestu |

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.

David Malpass |

The Sahel Region is a priority for the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank’s fund for the world’s poorest countries.

Axel van Trotsenburg |

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…

Axel van Trotsenburg |