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Leadership Perspectives

The World Bank Group is working to ensure that we have the knowledge, resources, and tools to be effective and agile in the face of rapid change.

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Our Work

To meet our organization’s goals of ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity, we must work with countries to help them achieve their development priorities.

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Our Development Knowledge

We produce innovative and evidence-based research to help our client countries and their partners meet their development ambitions.

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Collaboration and Engagement

The complexity of the world’s challenges requires even greater collaboration if we are to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity.

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Fiscal Year Data

Review and download additional information about the World Bank and its lending and operations in fiscal year 2017.

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Our Organization

The World Bank combines global reach and country relationships, public and private sector tools, multisector knowledge, and the ability to mobilize and leverage financing.

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Regional Perspectives

Project Results Stories

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Diversifying Agriculture, Growing Markets

Support to Burkina Faso is helping the country diversify and grow its agricultural exports.


Investing in the Environment, Increasing Incomes

Support to afforestation in China has not only improved the environment, it has also generated additional income for farmers.


Improving Access to Education

After Hurricane Matthew, support to Haiti has helped keep schools accessible for children most in need.


IDA: Support for the Poorest

The International Development Association (IDA) works in the world’s poorest countries. Learn more about our impact.

Powering Transformation: The World Bank Group’s Commitment to Success

What does it take to transform a sector in one of our client countries? Turkey’s electric power sector, where the World Bank Group has been closely involved for more than two decades, provides a perspective on what’s involved and how we can help.

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The World Bank Group

International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Provides loans, equity, and advisory services to stimulate private sector investment in developing countries.

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Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)

Provides political risk insurance and credit enhancement to investors and lenders to facilitate foreign direct investment in emerging economies.

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International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID)

Provides international facilities for the conciliation and arbitration of investment disputes.

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