The World Bank Group (WBG) is a family of five international organizations that make leveraged loans to developing countries. It is the largest and most famous development bank in the world and is an observer at the United Nations Development Group. The bank is based in Washington, D.C. and provided around $61 billion in loans and assistance to "developing" and transition countries in the 2014 fiscal year. The bank's stated mission is to achieve the twin goals of ending extreme poverty and building shared prosperity. Its five organizations are the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), the International Development Association (IDA), the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).

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  • Clean water makes people feel dignified, optimistic, excited about school, eager to expand businesses and happy to cook nutritious food for their children. Watch the real-life stories of Azerbaijanis who are finally getting plumbing and sewage services, thanks to an extensive government infrastructure project supported by The World Bank. To learn more: https://tinyurl.com/y7v8ggq7

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  • Together #AfricaCAN #EndPoverty and promote prosperity for all. Africa can transform by investing in people, supporting growth and the private sector, and building resilience to shocks. Despite challenges, Africa is on the move. In 2015, seven of the world’s top 20 fastest-growing economies were in Africa. Africans are building modern infrastructure that is reducing the cost of transportation and ...

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  • The Balkh Dairy Union factory is one of 145 local enterprises that have received support from the Afghanistan New Market Development Project. The factory has expanded to new markets in Balkh province, increased production of dairy, and resolved packaging issues. This World Bank-supported project helps local small and medium enterprises standardize their products, improve their revenues, and genera...

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  • Civic participation is key to achieving results in development, and the World Bank considers inclusive citizen engagement and institutions to be core tenets of its work. Watch the video and get inspired by innovative ways around the world of using frontier technologies in citizen engagement and social inclusion (#CivicTech) to ultimately improve policy-making and service delivery. http://live.wo...

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  • To learn more: https://tinyurl.com/y7v8ggq7 Investing in health, education, nutrition, and safety nets can spur significant economic growth in developing countries because it creates a stronger workforce and vibrant communities. World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, who announced the Human Capital Project last week, said at the opening press conference of the World Bank Group-IMF Annual Meeti...

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  • To learn more: https://tinyurl.com/y7v8ggq7 Concentrated Solar Power, CSP, is huge in Morocco. Literally, it’s huge. Panels almost the size of tennis courts stretch across acres of desert at the 4 Noor plants in Ouarzazate, providing enough power to light up Marrakesh at night. Learn how it’s done, what it means to the Moroccan economy and how it can be an attractive option for other countries in...

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  • GDP and Wealth are complementary indicators that provide a fuller picture of economic well-being. A country’s comprehensive wealth includes all produced capital such as factories and roads; natural capital like forests and water; human capital, which leads to earnings; and net foreign assets. Only by having a clear understanding of our world’s wealth—including all forms of capital—can we plan for...

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  • تمكنت تركيا من إصلاح قطاع الكهرباء لديها، ويعود جانب من الفضل في ذلك إلى الدعم المستمر على المدى الطويل من قبل مجموعة البنك الدولي. في السنوات الأخيرة، زادت البلاد من إجمالي مساهمات مصادر الطاقة المتجددة وأدخلت القطاع الخاص كشريك في عمليات توليد وتوزيع الطاقة.

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  • Investments in early childhood education is one of the smartest moves a country can make to address inequality, break the cycle of poverty, and improve outcomes later in life. In Cambodia, over 1,400 preschools run by communities helping children aged three to five to study. In rural communities, these preschools ensure that children get the same standard of education as their peers from urban are...

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  • The Sustainable Forestry for Rural Development (SUFORD) project has been operating in Lao PDR since 2003. It has been helping build capacity to sustainably manage forests in Lao PDR by strengthening partnerships between local government and villagers, supporting village livelihoods, and improving forest and wildlife law enforcement capacity. SUFORD has contributed to 2,242,257 hectares of forest a...

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