Victoria Kwakwa

Victoria Kwakwa

Victoria Kwakwa is vice-president for the East Asia and Pacific, and leads the World Bank’s strategy in the region, which focuses on: inclusion and empowerment; jobs and private sector-led growth, governance and institutions, infrastructure and urbanisation, climate change and disaster risk management, as well as the cross-cutting themes of gender, fragility and conflict, and poverty analytics. Ms Kwakwa was previously the World Bank’s country director for Vietnam, overseeing a multibillion-dollar lending portfolio and an innovative knowledge programme.

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The View | 3 ways Asia can recover from the Covid-19 pandemic faster

Countries in the East Asia and Pacific region will benefit from cooperation in three major areas: vaccine deployment, reviving sectors of the regional economy, and building on their close integration into global value chains.

Countries in the East Asia and Pacific region will benefit from cooperation in three major areas: vaccine deployment, reviving sectors of the regional economy, and building on their close integration into global value chains.

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