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Reforms Can Support Inclusive Growth in Turbulent Economic Times

Reforms supported by investments in green and digital infrastructure and human capital can boost, and even double, the growth potential in some EU member states between now and 2030, according to a new World Bank report....

Cambodia’s Economy Growing but Must Weather Oil Price Shock

Cambodia’s economy will grow by 4.5 percent in 2022, according to the latest World Bank projections. Weathering the Oil Price Shock, the Bank’s June 2022 economic update for Cambodia, shows that while domestic economic act...

Child marriage on the rise in Horn of Africa as drought crisis intensifies

Girls as young as twelve are being forced into child marriage and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) at “alarming rates” in the Horn of Africa, as the most severe drought in forty years pushes families to the edge – warns UNI...

New Financing Will Support Indonesia to Improve and Protect Human Capital

The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors has approved a $350 million loan on June 29, 2022, to enhance human capital development in Indonesia by safeguarding its people through income protection, increasing access to...