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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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@IFC_org  Senior Advisor on Climate Finance Peer Stein discusses the role of finance and the private sector in supporting a #ResilientRecovery  from #COVID19 .

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From weaving baskets to making masks for women in #Ghana , Dorcas, Founder of ASIGE, is producing sanitary items and masks for young women in high-risk communities during the pandemic. Read her story: @S4YE_Coalition  #youthvoices  #youthsolutions 

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How did the locust swarms in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia become such a threat? Rural Development Specialist Melissa Williams explains on The Development Podcast. Listen: Apple: Spotify: Web:

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Health experts at @WHO  @OECD  & @WorldBank  call for strengthening health systems, especially #PrimaryHealthCare , to respond to #COVID19  and to reach whole populations, leaving no one behind.

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During crises such as #COVID19 , countries should stay on top of #AirPollution  management – for a greener, clearer #BalancedFuture :

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#COVID19 has caused disruptions in supply chains, declines in revenues, falls in production. Can foreign direct investment open new market opportunities for developing countries? New blog by @CeylaP_WBG 

Watch Expert Answers, and hear from @IFC_org’s@SvonFriedeburg  about the impact of the coronavirus on the private sector – and what the @WorldBank  Group is doing to help.

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Government policies and global market conditions are evolving rapidly in response to the #COVID19  pandemic. Businesses must stay informed and adapt. A new global trade portal allows firms to access the timely and relevant information they need:

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How can we support people whose livelihoods depend on coastal resources as they recover from #COVID19 ? Here are 5 suggestions: #BlueRecovery 

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TOMORROW! Join us for a discussion on the challenges that sexual and gender #minorities  cope with in fragile and conflict-affected environments, and the work of #humanitarian , development and peace actors #fragilityforum20 

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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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By 2050, the planet will have 9 billion people. Food production must increase 70% to feed them all: #ittakes 

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

President : My plea to young people: Force us to make the right decisions so you can live in the world that you want. #GenUnlimited  #UNGA 

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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We’re learning from innovators and disruptive tech firms and exploring new partnerships to leverage #BigData  and #IoT  to #endpoverty . Blog by :

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Don't miss @WorldBank ’s free online course on a changing workforce. #FutureOfWork 

Educating a girl is one of the best investments her family, community, and country can make. RT if you agree! #edu  #InvestInPeople 

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