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World Bank Poverty

Improving Disaster Management Is Critical To Ending Poverty: World Bank

Reuters | Posted 05.16.2015 | Impact

By Megan Rowling SENDAI, Japan, March 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the past 30 years, the world has lost more than 2.5 million...

'Women's Bonds' Represent New Trends In Social Finance, Fighting Poverty

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

By Anna Yukhananov WASHINGTON, Nov 6 (Reuters) - The World Bank on Wednesday said its private sector arm issued about $165 million in ...

World Bank Sets 'Expiration Date' For Extreme Poverty

Reuters | Posted 06.21.2013 | Business

By Lesley Wroughton WASHINGTON, April 20 (Reuters) - Global finance officials endorsed a new World Bank goal to end extreme global pov...

World Bank Sets Ambitious Poverty Goal

Reuters | Posted 06.02.2013 | Business

* Kim unveils goal for cutting extreme poverty to 3 pct globally * Economic growth not enough to shrink poverty, inequality ...