Berto Jongman: Helping states avoid the ‘fragility trap’

Berto Jongman

Helping states avoid the ‘fragility trap’

The nature of fragilities is different among countries. A common feature between fragile states is that they are mostly conflict-affected countries.

According to the U.N.-WBG Pathways for Peace study, for every $1 spent in prevention, around $16 is saved along the way. The World Bank has taken deliberate decisions to increase funds in fragile and conflict-affected situations from $7 billion $14 billion, and to increase presence of the World Bank in fragile states.

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