The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. The bank’s mission is to fight poverty with passion and professionalism for lasting results and to help people help themselves and their environment by providing resources, sharing knowledge, building capacity and forging partnerships in the public and private sectors.
The World Bank is hosting the 2012 Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty from 24-25 April 2012 in Washington D.C.
Held under the theme of ‘Land Governance in a Rapidly Changing World’, the conference aims to bring together a broad range of stakeholders to share experience on issues of relevance to the land sector. It aims to foster dialogue on how different actors can help improve land governance and how doing so can contribute to equitable growth and poverty reduction.
For more information or to register, refer to www.landandpoverty.com.