Why the World Bank needs to revise its fundraising model

Late last year, the World Bank announced it had raised a record $52 billion for 2014-2016 borrowing to the International Development Association, the bank’s fund for the world’s poorest countries.

Marking an increase of about 5 percent from the last time the IDA was topped up in 2010, the latest IDA replenishment — the bank’s 17th — was considered all the more significant against the backdrop of tough economic times.

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