Doing Business with the World Bank: A  World Free of Poverty

NL for World Bank
- September, 2018

Meet the Dutch at the World Bank:
Wijnand van IJssel

Every quarter we interview a Dutch national who works at the World Bank. This edition we sat down with Wijnand van IJssel, the secondant for the Food 4 All Partnership between the Netherlands and the World Bank. 

Handbook 'Doing business with the World Bank Group' and updated fact sheets

The Netherlands Embassy published a handbook for Dutch companies to provide them with a basic introduction on doing business with the World Bank Group. The fact sheets give a quick overview of the most important aspects and Bank jargon needed to be succesful doing business with the World Bank.

IDA17 Retrospective - Maximizing Development Impact

This report examines what the International Development Association (IDA) achieved during the IDA17 period (July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2017), and takes a close look at how IDA continues to maximize development impact to deliver these results in a fluid and challenging global environment.

The Global Findex Database

The Global Findex database is the world’s most comprehensive data set on how adults save, borrow, make payments, and manage risk. Launched with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the database has been published every three years since 2011. The 2017 edition includes updated indicators on access to and use of formal and informal financial services. And it adds new data on the use of financial technology (fintech), including the use of mobile phones and the internet to conduct financial transactions.
Aftershocks: Remodeling the Past for a Resilient Future

The report 'Aftershocks: Remodeling the Past for a Resilient Future' published by Global Facility for Disaster Risk and Reduction (GFDRR) aims to provide readers with an accessible look at what would happen today if we were to experience some of the iconic disasters of the past. The report explores how risk modeling can be used to analyze natural events that led to the major disasters of the past, and to understand how these events might impact today’s more populous and connected world.

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