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When you consider the World Bank has provided around $14 billion to more than 100 countries in response to the covid-19 pandemic, it becomes tricky - but important - to follow the money trail.

Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) journalist and resource director, Toby McIntosh, provides six steps for finding out how the money is being spent and who the money is going to in an article for GIJN.

This is a sure fire way to gain story ideas, such as, whether fraud or corruption are diverting covid-19 aid money or how spending relates to healthcare system reforms.

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