World Bank hits IDA replenishment target despite smaller US pledge

The World Bank's fund for low-income countries, the International Development Association, has raised a record $82 billion from donors.

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  • Sophie Edwards

    Sophie Edwards is a Reporter for Devex based in London covering global development news including global education, water and sanitation, innovative financing, the environment along with other topics. She has previously worked for NGOs, the World Bank and spent a number of years as a journalist for a regional newspaper in the U.K. She has an MA from the Institute of Development Studies and a BA from Cambridge University.