Climate Change Action Needs Knowledge and Learning | World Bank Institute (WBI)

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(c) World Bank. Farmer using sustainable cultivation to adapt to climate change.

December 16, 2011 ― While the World Bank is best known for its development project lending, knowledge services are becoming increasingly important. Governments, private sector, and civil society organizations are eager to learn from others what is working and what isn’t when it comes to climate change. Knowledge exchange, South-south learning, communities of practice and training are crucial to ensure that development gains can be sustained and can lead to lasting results.

The new Climate Change Knowledge Portal, the Open Data Initiative, Mapping for Results, the Green Growth Knowledge Platform and Connect 4 Climate Change which is targeting youth in Africa are just a few examples of how the World Bank shares knowledge and connects practitioners around climate change.

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