The World Bank provides low-interest loans, zero to low-interest credits, and grants to developing countries. These support a wide array of investments in such areas as education, health, public administration, infrastructure, financial and private sector development, agriculture, and environmental and natural resource management. Some of our projects are cofinanced with governments, other multilateral institutions, commercial banks, export credit agencies, and private sector investors.
Explore data covering good regulatory practices in three core areas in 185 countries: publication of proposed regulations, consultation around their content, and the use of regulatory impact assessments.
Using data from the Global Indicators of Regulatory Governance, this case study assesses how governments interact with the public when shaping regulation that affects their business community.
Micro-hydro plants, built by communities with the help of the government of Nepal and the World Bank are providing electricity, creating jobs and industry, and meeting the energy needs of rural communities, powering ...