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Road to IDA21

Road to IDA21

IDA's grants and low-interest loans help countries invest in their futures, improve lives, and create safer, more prosperous communities around the world.

IDA21 Proposed Strategic Directions

The 21st IDA replenishment is happening amid multiple crises that disrupted development progress and partially reversed decades of gains. It is essential to act quickly to help countries return to the path of eradicating poverty on a livable planet. The proposed overarching theme and focus areas will guide the IDA21 cycle, improving development impact. (Learn More)

“We are united by a shared vision for the future of Africa—a continent rich in diversity, culture, and potential, thanks to its young people and natural resources. The International Development Association has been a steadfast partner in Africa's development journey, and this summit symbolizes our collective commitment to accelerating progress." 

Ajay Banga
World Bank Group President
IDA for Africa Heads of State Summit, Nairobi, Kenya, April 29, 2024

 Feature Story | Summary of Communique

Donors meet every three years to replenish IDA resources and review its policy framework. Officials from the donor governments (known as “IDA Deputies”) and representatives of borrowing member countries ensure that IDA’s policy and financing frameworks are responsive to country needs and current challenges. IDA also engages with civil society organizations (CSOs), foundations and think tanks around the world when developing its policy frameworks.

IDA21 Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)

Key dates:

  • March 18-19, 2024: 1st IDA21 Replenishment Meeting
  • April 21, 2024: 2nd IDA21 Replenishment Meeting
  • June 18-21, 2024: 3rd IDA21 Replenishment Meeting
  • October 28-29, 2024: 4th IDA21 Replenishment Meeting
  • December 10-11, 2024: Final Pledging and Replenishment Meeting (South Korea to Host the Final Replenishment Meeting)

Donors meet every three years to replenish IDA resources and review its policy framework. Officials from the donor governments (known as “IDA Deputies”) and representatives of borrowing member countries ensure that IDA’s policy and financing frameworks are responsive to country needs and current challenges. IDA also engages with civil society organizations (CSOs), foundations and think tanks around the world when developing its policy frameworks.

IDA21 Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)

Key dates:

  • March 18-19, 2024: 1st IDA21 Replenishment Meeting
  • April 21, 2024: 2nd IDA21 Replenishment Meeting
  • June 18-21, 2024: 3rd IDA21 Replenishment Meeting
  • October 28-29, 2024: 4th IDA21 Replenishment Meeting
  • December 10-11, 2024: Final Pledging and Replenishment Meeting (South Korea to Host the Final Replenishment Meeting)

Features

Results Briefs

What IDA Delivered in FY23

212 million

COVID-19 vaccine doses administered

72.13 million

people received essential health, nutrition, and population sevices

39.59 million

women and children received basic nutrition services

4.67 Gigawatts

generation capacity of renewable energy

38 percent

climate co-benefits in IDA-supported operations

-20.52 million tCO2eq/year

net reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

29 countries

collecting disability data

35 countries

publishing annual and timely public debt reports

17 countries

collecting and analyzing geo-tagged data using digital tools

Voices

“IDA have been exceptionally at the forefront, emphasizing supporting host governments to include refugees in national systems. This has been done through real, meaningful tangible action, backed by significant financial resources.”
FILIPPO GRANDI
High Commissioner, UNHCR
"Since the beginning of Yemen’s war, IDA has supported the Social Fund for Development in protecting millions of Yemenis from famine, while creating tens of thousands of sustainable jobs."
WESAM QAID
Deputy Managing Director, Yemen Social Fund for Development
"IDA is an increasingly important source of sustainable financing to help ensure that the most vulnerable are not forgotten amid climate disasters, conflict and public health emergencies."
CATHERINE RUSSELL
Executive Director, UNICEF