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The World Bank Group has set two goals for the world to achieve by 2030:

  • End extreme poverty by decreasing the percentage of people living on less than $1.90 a day to no more than 3%
  • Promote shared prosperity by fostering the income growth of the bottom 40% for every country

The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. It is not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development. 

CCAC Activities

Workstream | Efficient Cooling
Ongoing
A main objective of the Efficient Cooling Initiative is help deliver on the levers identified in the Biarritz Pledge for Fast Action on Efficient Cooling , launched at the G7 Summit in 2019. The...
air-conditioners
Activity | Agriculture
Ethiopia | Ongoing
Ethiopia’s dairy cattle sector is responsible for about 116.3 megatonnes of CO2 eq. Enteric methane represents about 87% of the total GHG emissions from dairy production. Ethiopia is working with the...
A farm in Oromia Region, Ethiopia
Activity | Agriculture
Bangladesh | Ongoing
The dairy cattle sector in Bangladesh is responsible for about 45.9 megatonnes of CO2-eq. Most of this - 79% - is methane. Bangladesh is working with the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC), the...
Activity | Health
Ongoing
BreatheLife is a global campaign that mobilizes cities and individuals to take action on air pollution to protect our health and the planet. The campaign is led by the World Health Organization (WHO...
BreatheLife

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2020 | Reports, Case Studies & Assessments

The objective of the Ghana Country Environmental Analysis (CEA) is to analyze critical environmental and natural resources issues threatening sustainable economic growth and propose policy actions...

Ghana CEA 2020
2020 | Reports, Case Studies & Assessments
, Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), Modern Energy Cooking Services (MECS)

How we guide progress toward achieving access to modern-energy cooking solutions for all is more critical than ever before. To date, measurements of access have focused primarily on fuel...

State-Modern-Energy-Cooking
2018 | Reports, Case Studies & Assessments

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), the country’s designated climate change and MP focal point, became more concerned about HFC use in Viet Nam and how it relates to its...

2016 | Policies, Plans & Regulations

Climate change presents enormous challenges and opportunities for development, making it essential that climate and development be tackled in an integrated way. This Climate Change Action Plan (...

World Bank Group Climate Action Plan
2012 | Reports, Case Studies & Assessments
, Le Courtois, A.

The management of municipal solid waste (MSW) sector is worth USD 390 billion in both OECD and emerging countries and provides up to 5% of urban jobs in low-income countries. Global MSW production...

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