Through 87 events and nearly 500 archival and informational sources, the timeline explores the origins of IDA, its vital role in providing financial and knowledge resources, and the innovative ways it has supported economic and social development across the poorest countries in the world.
"IDA is a priority for many African countries—mine included. And we turn to IDA for our development agenda. I would like to stress the quality of the policy that has been implemented by IDA."
"IDA is an extremely important instrument for African countries and for developing nations as a whole because of the types of loans that are made available to our States."
"As long as there is poverty, there will be a need for IDA. And as long as there is IDA, there will be a need to support IDA. For our side, I think Saudi Arabia will no doubt join that effort."