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The official World Bank Twitter feed. The World Bank's mission is to fight poverty with passion and professionalism for lasting results.

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Could #blockchain  help tackle poverty? We’ll be exploring the promise and pitfalls of crypto technologies in the latest episode of The #DevelopmentPodcast  with @JeanPesme , Global Director for Finance. 🎧 Tune in now:

Debt transparency is important because it... ✔️Improves accountability ✔️Helps reduce corruption ✔️Facilitates new investments Many countries face challenges with inconsistent debt reporting. A new report explores how governments can close the gaps:

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This project in #Nigeria  follows a bottom-up approach, where the communities are the drivers. Learn how it's #ChangingLives :

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How can increasing access to broadband also help reduce greenhouse gas emissions? A case study from ChileCL helps explain it:

The global economy is facing exceptional uncertainty. Join us for a conversation with @DavidMalpassWBG  and @AdamPosen  @PIIE  on the global economic outlook and the challenges— and opportunities—that lie ahead: #WBGEP2022 

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What is needed to #InvestInNutrition ? @WorldBank  is committed to supporting developing countries to invest in high-impact nutrition-specific interventions. #N4G2021 

The 🇧 #Bahamas , 🇧 #Belize  and 🇲 #Mozambique  are among the countries most vulnerable to a changing climate. That's why they are taking the lead in mobilizing 🌊🌴nature-based solutions for a more resilient future:

This project is #ChangingLives  in the #KyrgyzRepublic  helping people put more—and better—food on the table.

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Take part in @WorldBank  & @ft4s ’ global blog/essay writing competition! Q: How can we help every child learn, everywhere? Requirements: to be 16-19 years old & enrolled in high school or secondary school. Deadline: January 31, 2022 ℹ️: #LearningPoverty 

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Half of the world's poor live in these 5 countries: ?? India ?? Nigeria ?? Democratic Republic of Congo ?? Ethiopia ?? Bangladesh#CountPovertyOut  #EndPoverty 

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The World Bank Young Professionals Program is accepting applications through June 30. #YPP 

Top five countries where #income  gap is a big or moderately big problem: 1. Mexico ?? ⟶ 89% 2. Nigeria ?? ⟶ 83% 3. Chile ?? ⟶ 80% 4. Colombia ?? ⟶ 80% 5. Sierra Leone?? ⟶ 79%

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‘What this vaccine can provide is safety to everyone’. Jason Permi is one of the first Filipinos to receive a COVID-19 vaccine funded by @WorldBank . 13 million doses are being delivered to the Philippines to help end the pandemic and build a better future.

We are pleased to welcome our new Managing Director, Development Policy & Partnerships, @Mari_Pangestu  who starts March 3. Her exceptional expertise & experience on global issues will be great assets in addressing the urgent challenges we face today:

In #Yemen , as the civil war death toll climbed to a staggering 233,000, the COVID-19 pandemic hit + desert locusts arrived, threatening food security. Here’s how IDA worked with partners to address the triple threat: #IDAworks 

BREAKING: The @WorldBank  Group is providing up to $12 billion in immediate support for countries coping with the health and economic impacts of the #COVID19  outbreak.

When COVID-19 hit the most vulnerable countries, @WBG_Fin4Dev  partnered @UNDPith  to provide swift, targeted & agile support to save businesses + create new jobs and liveliho @ASteinerds . says a ro #IDA20ust  will build on this progress: #IDAworks 

Vaccines in #CotedIvoire  CI are raising hopes for the future. With technical and financial support from @WorldBank  a government program x10 the daily vaccination rate. But this pandemic will not end until everyone has access to vaccines.

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