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World Bank Group

Lead Sponsors

About the World Bank: The World Bank has a bold vision: to create a world free of poverty on a livable planet. The World Bank provides financing, advice, and innovative solutions that improve lives by creating jobs, strengthening economic growth, and confronting the most urgent global development challenges. The World Bank is one of the largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing countries. It consists of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), a global development cooperative owned by 189 member countries, and the International Development Association (IDA), which provides grants and zero- or low-interest loans to fight extreme poverty in the world’s 75 poorest and most vulnerable countries. For more information, please visit