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Jul 19, 2018 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, July 19, 2018 – World Bank Group commitments to developing countries hit nearly $64 billion in fiscal year 2018, which ended June 30, with record increases in human development, climate finance, and IDA support.
Jul 18, 2018 | Feature Story
In a rural district of Kabul province, indoor classrooms and modern facilities built with funding from the Ministry of Education’s Education Quality Improvement Program have improved the learning environment.
Jul 17, 2018 | Press Release
The World Bank approved today a $30 million International Development Association (IDA)* credit to help Togo address urban development challenges and reduce service delivery gaps in some of its most populated municipalities.
Jul 17, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The project will improve access to urban infrastructure and basic services in selected cities and strengthen the institutional capacity of participating cities in urban planning and management.
Jul 13, 2018 | Press Release
Effective July 1, 2018
Jul 11, 2018 | Press Release
Scaling Up Capital Market Innovations for Impact
Jul 10, 2018 | Press Release
The World Bank approved a $70 million International Development Association (IDA)* grant today to strengthen higher education institutions in Burkina Faso.
Jul 10, 2018 | Feature Story
The grain bank, established by Zargaran’s CDC with support from the Citizens’ Charter Project, aims to fight seasonal hunger by assisting the most vulnerable households in the community. Seasonal hunger is a major concern for over half the households in Zargaran.
Jul 06, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The project will help strengthen the regional technical capacity for preparation of large-scale solar parks and integration of solar electricity into the grids.
Jul 06, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The project will help improve the quality, availability and use of macroeconomic and sector statistics.
Jul 06, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The project will support the growth of Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and increase employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for youth and women in select areas.
Jul 06, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The project will help improve performance, processes, and transparency in Chad’s key government entities for revenue mobilization.
Jul 06, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The project will help increase the quality and utilization of health services with a particular focus on maternal, child and adolescent health, nutrition and disease surveillance.
Jul 06, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The project will help improve access to decentralized basic social services and social safety nets and to strengthen the social protection system.
Jul 06, 2018 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2018--The World Bank today approved an International Development Association (IDA)* grant of $40 million to support the government of Benin in its efforts to increase poor communities’ access to basic social services and social safety nets.
Jul 05, 2018 | Press Release
The World Bank approved today $172 million of International Development Association (IDA)* financing to improve agricultural productivity and the resilience of drylands communities, foster inclusive growth and support social protection in Mali.
Jul 05, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The project will help increase access to targeted cash transfers for poor and vulnerable households and build an adaptive national safety net system in Mali.
Jul 05, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The project will help improve agricultural productivity and strengthen resilience of rural households living in the targeted drylands areas.
Jul 05, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The operation will foster inclusive growth, and support pro-poor (decentralized) transfers and social protection.
Jul 05, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The project will help strengthen the institutional capacity for quality and sustainable doctoral training, research and innovation in transformative technologies in sub-Saharan Africa.