The World Bank was established after World War II to support reconstruction in Europe. Today, its mission is to reduce extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity around the world. The Bank provides loans, grants and technical assistance to countries and the private sector to reduce poverty in developing and transition countries. It has over 188 member countries and provides more than $30 billion annually for development-focused projects and policy prescriptions on a range of issues it believes will promote economic growth. These include but are not limited to: agriculture, trade policy, health, education, energy and mining.
How is the World Bank supporting COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Liberia?
How is the World Bank supporting an equitable vaccine distribution in The Gambia?
How is the IFC complying with its Performance Standards in its support of Hidrovias do Brasil?
How is the World Bank strengthening social and child protection systems in Guinea?
How can the World Bank protect children while responding to an emergency?
How is El Salvador’s COVID-19 response supporting LGBTQI communities?
How will a World Bank project promoting an agro-industrialization strategy benefit smallholder...
How is the World Bank’s COVID-19 response in El Salvador supporting marginalized groups?
How is the World Bank promoting stakeholder engagement in Burkina Faso's COVID-19 response?
How is the World Bank engaging stakeholders in the Gambia COVID-19 response project?
How can a cash transfer program be more inclusive of children?
How is the World Bank responding to COVID-19 in Uganda?
How is maternal and child health in Uganda supported by the World Bank and Global Financing...
What is the impact of an irrigation project in Nepal on children?
How is the World Bank implementing stakeholder engagement and including marginalized groups...
How has a World Bank-funded roadway in Uganda affected young women and girls in the area?
How is Liberia's COVID-19 response supporting marginalized groups?
How is Nepal including marginalized children and youth in its education system?
How can a World Bank project improve life for forest dependent communities while pursuing...
How is the Kipoi Mine Expansion affecting the local community and environment?
Do marginalized children in Lesotho benefit from a World Bank funded education project?
How is the World Bank supporting Universal Accessibility in Peru?
How is the World Bank responding to COVID-19 in Guatemala?
How will the Philippines COVID-19 project incorporate stakeholder engagement and marginalized...
How could a new metro line lead to exclusion of persons with disabilities?
How can the World Bank make a water and sanitation project in Uganda disability inclusive?
What will be the impact of this roads project for Lebanese and Syrians living in Lebanon?
The Bisri Dam aims to bring potable water to Lebanon's largest city, but at what cost?
Greater Beirut Water Supply Project
Will an education program in Lebanon promote inclusion of refugees and children with disabilities?
Can a new coal plant solve South Africa's energy problems?
How will the Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia's Gobi desert affect nomadic herders' access to water?
How will dams on the Selenge and Orkhon River in Mongolia affect a UNESCO World Heritage Site?
How deeply can an agricultural project affect child rights?
Land management and territorial development planning in Colombia is important. But whose land...
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Will a household natural gas connections project in Egypt benefit communities?
How has a power plant in Gujarat affected local fishermen?
How can CSO engagement in the GFF Multi-Stakeholder Country Platform improve lives of marginalized...
How is the Global Financing Facility supporting communities in Cambodia?
How will a new capital city in India affect agricultural laborers?
How will an urban development project in the Philippines affect people with disabilities?
World Bank Energy Directions: Has the Bank fulfilled its commitments? What needs to change?
August 19, 2021
How can the World Bank learn lessons from a Tanzanian social protection...
July 07, 2021
How were communities affected by the IFC’s decision to divest from...
July 01, 2021
How can MDBs improve access to WASH for persons with disabilities...
June 23, 2021
BIC Response to World Bank on SEM DPL Comment
Has the World Bank Met its Targets for Sustainable Energy?
Open Letter to World Bank Group (WBG) President David Malpass and WBG Leadership
دليل المجتمع المدني حول إطار العمل البيئي والاجتماعي للبنك الدولي
El Salvador COVID-19 Emergency Response Project Monitoring Report
COVID-19 World Bank Emergency Response: Projects Repository
World Bank updates procurement policy to enforce gender-based violence rules
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