The official World Bank Twitter feed. The World Bank's mission is to fight poverty with passion and professionalism for lasting results.
September 2011: Nearly 4 million women go "missing" each year. #thinkEQUAL
Aug 2011: Access to #water & #sanitation is improving in #Africa, says a new study of 32 countries.
July 2011: 12.4 million ppl suffer from the deadly #drought and food crisis in #HornofAfrica.
June 2011: We partnered with @NASA and @USAID to bring #technology to Arab countries.
May 2011: New study found that by 2025 #emerging economies will account for 50% of global growth.
April 2011: 36 countries drove innovation at the Apps for Development contest. #opendata #apps4dev
March 2011: Japan's earthquake and tsunamis claimed at least 15,000 lives.
Our 2011 countdown continues: Feb 2011: The food price crisis drives 44m ppl into poverty.
Counting down 2011's biggest events. Jan 2011: #Haiti 's earthquake damages = 120% of Haiti's GDP.
A snapshot from the World Development Indicators 2010 press conference. #wbmeets http://bit.ly/9zRc5p
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