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Joined March 2009
馃摚 This #YouthDay, we want to hear from you! We believe that you are critical in driving forward ideas & actions on global issues, and that your voices deserve attention. 馃挕 Share ideas that can help mitigate the impact of current food/energy crises: wrld.bg/VuYM50KghtO
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#DidYouKnow the @WorldBank Group is the biggest multilateral funder for climate in developing countries? Here are 10 things you didn鈥檛 know about our work on climate: wrld.bg/y2Ga50Kj59h
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Supply chain disruptions due to the war in Ukraine and continued economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic have led to food and energy price increases. We want to hear from you! How has this impacted you? Share your ideas for action in a 1-min video. wrld.bg/TUJR50Kggp4
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The share of adults in developing economies who make or receive digital payments grew from 35% in 2014 to 57% in 2021. This digital revolution has catalyzed increases in access to & use of financial services in developing economies. wrld.bg/VniX50Kf1Qj
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Climate change has wreaked havoc on Indigenous communities like the one Agnes Leina grew up in. Learn more about Agnes鈥檚 story here: wrld.bg/Tser50KfmQO #IndigenousDay #WeAreIndigenous
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The world is facing rising food and energy prices that are hitting poor and developing countries hardest. We want to hear from you: how has this impacted you or your community? Share your experience & your ideas for action in a 1-min video. wrld.bg/cfpR50KgeYF
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By investing in #ClimateChange adaptation, the World Bank鈥檚 @WBG_IDA has a track record in strengthening resilience in Africa. wrld.bg/PXcf50Kf4yS #IDAworks4Africa
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What is stagflation and should we be worried? We鈥檒l be looking back at history and forward to the future on the latest episode of the #DevelopmentPodcast. wrld.bg/UMv550Kf1M5
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Without action, GHG emissions from the production, recycling and incineration of plastics could account for 19% of the total allowable emissions under the #ParisAgreement. Reducing plastics has a critical climate co-benefit. Read op-ed: wrld.bg/M4Ye50Kf5rA #RethinkPlastics
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#DidYouKnow: The @WorldBank is developing innovative analytics to help countries connect their development & climate agendas. See more facts about our work on climate: wrld.bg/aXro50KbAv0
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This is a matter of urgency: to defuse the growing food crisis, it鈥檚 imperative that all food-related trade restrictions imposed since the start of the year be lifted as swiftly as possible, says @AxelVT_WB and @Mari_Pangestu: wrld.bg/gA6650Kf27V
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The war in Ukraine has altered global trade patterns, driving food prices up and keeping them there through the end of 2024. Here鈥檚 what we know: wrld.bg/eo1q50Kf3Sl
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Find out how @WorldBank鈥檚 podcast #GetREDDy is enabling #IndigenousPeoples to share their experience reducing deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) with their peers around the globe: wrld.bg/VIKi50Kf3jn
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The @WorldBank and @Microsoft are teaming up to address the #DisabilityDivide in an innovative way. Learn more about our work to improve development outcomes for persons with disabilities: wrld.bg/4Pmq50Kf4Ob
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DYK? Learning poverty has increased by a third in low- and middle-income countries, with an estimated 70% of 10-year-olds unable to understand a simple written story. Read our new joint publication: wrld.bg/AngP50Kf4BV?cid=ECR_鈥 #EndLearningPoverty
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Somalia, with support from the @WorldBank, is building domestic revenue mobilization capacity of both its customs and inland revenue administrations to finance the country's human capital, infrastructure and public service deliver needs. Learn more: wrld.bg/ISqf50Kf51O
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What really happens when growth slows and inflation rises? on the latest episode of the #DevelopmentPodcast @WorldBank forecasting expert Franziska Ohnsorge explains: wrld.bg/J0aY50Kf1Ib
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Apply now: @WorldBankAfrica is looking for talented Africans to join the Fellowship Program, PhD candidates & recent PhD graduates. Women are encouraged to apply. Learn more: wrld.bg/u8Mh50Kf31W (deadline: August 25). #WBGFellows
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.@WorldBank & @ft4s recently held a blog competition for high school students: over 500 entries from 104 countries. The winners are Jamie from Uganda, Vimbai from Zimbabwe and Isabela from Brazil. Read their contributions: wrld.bg/R1fo50Kf2jL #LearningPoverty
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.@WBG_IDA has been a trusted development partner to Africa for six decades鈥攈elping countries tackle overlapping crises + address long-term structural challenges. Watch leaders from the region commit to action through #IDA20: wrld.bg/NlJb50Kf4kq #IDAworks4Africa
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