What to expect from Jim Kim's 'global practices' plan

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim. Kim's reform strategy involves the creation of "global practices." Photo by: Ryan Rayburn / World Bank / CC BY-NC-ND

A centerpiece of World Bank President Jim Kim’s reform strategy is the creation of “global practices.”

Until now, information about them has been sparse, but a staff update sent during the lead-up to an employee town hall on Sept. 30 obtained by Devex provides more details on Kim’s highly anticipated reform plan.

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    Michael Igoe

    Michael Igoe is a Senior Reporter with Devex, based in Washington, D.C. He covers U.S. foreign aid, global health, climate change, and development finance. Prior to joining Devex, Michael researched water management and climate change adaptation in post-Soviet Central Asia, where he also wrote for EurasiaNet. Michael earned his bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College, where he majored in Russian, and his master’s degree from the University of Montana, where he studied international conservation and development.