In uncertain times, a clearer World Bank strategy emerges

Devex, Apr 18, 2017
by Raj Kumar

The 2017 World Bank Spring Meetings — which begin today and continue through the weekend — will be subject to the same whispered undercurrents we’ve heard at other global gatherings these past few months: Trump, Brexit, populism, protectionism, and nationalism. And there’s no doubt that these political trends are gale-force headwinds for organizations, such as the World Bank, seeking a more prosperous, globalized, connected world — but requiring taxpayer funds from the likes of the United States and United Kingdom to operate. Please click here to continue reading this article.