Supporting Transformational Change for Poverty Reduction and Shared Prosperity

Transformational engagements are a critical pillar of the 2013 World Bank Group's strategy for achieving its twin goals of extreme poverty elimination and shared prosperity. The Independent Evaluation Group has reviewed existing evaluative evidence for a diverse group of Bank Group interventions to understand the mechanisms and conditions for transformational engagements and to distill lessons and implications for the World Bank Group if it wants to rely on such engagements to more effectively pursue its goals.