World Bank’s International Development Association Continues To Work Toward Eradicating Extreme Poverty

World Bank: From Afghanistan to Zambia, Supporting the World’s Poorest Countries
This post discusses the role of the International Development Association (IDA) in global development and poverty reduction, noting its plans for 2019: “IDA19 will continue to deepen its focus on five strategic themes of jobs and economic transformation; governance and institutions; gender; climate change; and fragility, conflict, and violence. … With this strong focus on growth, people, and resilience and collaboration with a wide coalition of partners, IDA aims to eradicate extreme poverty over the next decade, create opportunities for the world’s poorest people, and help IDA countries reach the Sustainable Development Goals” (5/30).

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