A Guide to the World Bank
'Guide to the world bank' is a reference guide to the five institutions that make up the World Bank Group. This book serves as a general overview of the World Bank's history, organization, mission, and purpose. The book begins with the basic facts about the World Bank Group. It then describes the World Bank's operations, giving a brief overview of policies, projects, and procedures. An introduction to the wealth of information resources produced by the World Bank will help readers understand and navigate the types of documents, statistics, and reports that are available from the World Bank.
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Page 147 - Informal name used to designate a group of four affiliated international institutions: the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), the International Development Association (IDA), the International Finance Corporation (IFC), and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA).
Page 169 - Informal name used to designate a group of three affiliated international institutions: the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), the International Development Association (IDA), and the International Finance Corporation (IFC). The IBRD, established in 1945, has the primary purpose of providing loans to developing countries for productive projects.
Page 35 - HIV/AIDS. 7. Ensure environmental sustainability Integrate sustainable development into country policies and reverse loss of environmental resources. Halve the proportion of people without access to potable water. Significantly improve the lives of at least 100 million slum dwellers. 8. Develop a global partnership for development Raise official development assistance. Expand market access.
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