The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and International Development Association (World Bank) is an international organization with a strong global presence and mandate to reduce poverty by promoting sustainable economic development. World Bank works in partnership with developing countries through national governments in order to support the coordinated delivery of its projects and programmes in various sectors and through the use of various financial instruments, including grants, loans and guarantees. Over the past few years, World Bank has provided over US$ 30 billion in finance for climate change related activities globally.

Project Value Threshold
Large (Total project costs >USD 250 m)
Environmental and Social Risk Category
Category A (Project has significant adverse risks that may be irreversible)
Services

It is engaged in climate change mitigation across all sectors and regions. Its work in mitigation covers renewable energy generation, energy efficiency and access, forestry and sustainable transport projects and programmes. In addition, it has supported the least developed countries, small island developing States and other vulnerable countries in climate change adaptation by financing projects in disaster risk reduction and ecosystem services in sectors such as fisheries and water resources management.

 

Project Pipeline & Opportunities
Name Entities Countries Status Url
Tina River Hydropower Development Project International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and International Development Association (World Bank) Solomon Islands Active http://projects.worldbank.org/P161319?lang=en