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  1. 1 hour ago

    The Targeting the Ultra Poor project in has given poor families an opportunity to earn a living by providing them with livestock and a monthly stipend. Read more how their lives have improved under this project:

  2. Retweeted
    4 hours ago

    News: Low quality healthcare is increasing the burden of illness and health costs globally, making more difficult to achieve.

  3. 3 hours ago

    is ’s ‘green gold’ that can transform the economy and the lives of farmers. The right adjustments to policy and investment are needed to realize its potential:

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    To build , countries must and focus on outcomes. By bringing together health, education, social support, water & sanitation, Indonesia's human development workers are making a difference. I was very impressed by what I saw today in Lombok.

  5. 5 hours ago

    This World Bank report recommends pathways for more inclusive job growth in . Read more:

  6. 7 hours ago

    Roughly 1.7B ppl worldwide still lack a bank account, with access based on factors like education, gender, & income

  7. 9 hours ago

    are warmer due to : sea surface temperature has increased in most places since 1901:

  8. 11 hours ago

    In , tree-based systems are helping farmers in boosting crop yields and diversifying their incomes.

  9. 13 hours ago

    New ’s 🇬🇭 report finds that gender-balanced boards perform better:

  10. 15 hours ago

    New guidelines on nature-based in developed by the World Bank will benefit the , , and local communities. Learn more on tourism:

  11. 19 hours ago

    minerals, land and —are the largest components of wealth in low-income countries:

  12. 21 hours ago

    At , environmental scientist argues that if planet reaches tipping points, there is risk of irreversible environmental change. Learn how financing can help fight for environmental sustainability:

  13. 23 hours ago

    actions will require local solutions! Our new report provides unique data at the district level to help communities across build resilience:

  14. Jul 4

    Many women face challenges in the workplace. could generate large economic gains:

  15. Jul 4

    is key to growth, prosperity, and the future of countries and people. A healthy child is likely to perform better in school, get a productive job, and provide for their own family.

  16. Jul 4

    A total of 40 million people are estimated to be displaced within their countries as a result of conflict and violence. Learn more about what can be done:

  17. Jul 4

    Nearly 20% of the world’s have been lost since 1980. Protecting & restoring these valuable benefits people & the planet:

  18. Jul 3

    is making a difference to millions of marginalized people. Read CEO ’s take on how it’s helping social registries work better:

  19. Jul 3

    Through a $3.2 billion investment, the is helping 12 to 17-year-old girls in Sub-Saharan & access quality . Read more here:

  20. Jul 3

    RT The 2018 Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals: an all-new visual guide to data and development


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