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Oct 01, 2018 | Press Release
This project will support the government’s efforts to reduce vulnerability to natural hazards and climate change impacts in Dominica through investment in resilient infrastructure and improved hazard data collection and monitoring systems.
Sep 29, 2018 | Feature Story
Extensive renovations and new equipment have improved delivery of health services at a Kabul city hospital that serves thousands of residents.
Sep 28, 2018 | Press Release
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved today US$20 million from the International Development Association for strengthening Saint Lucia’s public health care system by improving accessibility, efficiency and responsiveness of key health services
Sep 28, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The objective of the Investing in the Early Years for Human Development Project is to improve delivery of select services that promote early childhood development in underserved areas of Senegal.
Sep 28, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The program will support government’s efforts to lower prices for international capacity and extend the geographic reach of broadband networks in the country.
Sep 28, 2018 | Loans & Credits
Women's Economic Empowerment Rural Development Project (WEE-RDP) aims to increase social and economic empowerment of poor rural women in selected communities.
Sep 28, 2018 | Press Release
The World Bank has approved a US$2.5 million grant to support the Republic of the Marshall Islands’ goal to strengthen resilience to natural hazards, including tropical cyclones and tsunamis, and its ability to respond quickly to disasters.
Sep 28, 2018 | Loans & Credits
EQRA (education) Project aims to increase equitable access to primary and secondary education, particularly for girls, in selected lagging provinces, and to improve learning conditions in Afghanistan.
Sep 27, 2018 | Press Release
Lao firms and households will benefit from a new US$13 million project, approved today by the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors, which will promote reforms to the business environment, for instance reducing the number of days needed to start a business.
Sep 27, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The project aims to support the development of an effective national safety net system for poor households and inclusive and labor market relevant skills development programs.
Sep 27, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The program will help increase access to and improve the quality of essential health services in targeted areas in the Central African Republic.
Sep 26, 2018 | Press Release
The World Bank today approved a $133 million credit to help Nepal construct and maintain safe, resilient and cost-effective bridges on its Strategic Roads Network.
Sep 26, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The program will help Burkina Faso improve the country’s hydro-meteorological, climate and early warning services, and improve access to such services by targeted sectors and communities.
Sep 25, 2018 | Feature Story
After a series of modernization and expansion projects funded by the World Bank, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport stands ready to handle non-stop flights to and from the United States for the first time.
Sep 25, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The project will help increase access to demand‐led skills training and build the foundations for a demand‐led skills development system in Sierra Leone.
Sep 25, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The objective of the project is to improve urban management and basic urban services in participating municipalities in Ghana.
Sep 25, 2018 | Press Release
The World Bank today approved a $100 million International Development Association (IDA)* credit for the Ghana Secondary Cities Support program to enhance urban management and improve basic services for residents in 25 secondary cities and the urban poor.
Sep 25, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The project aims to provide credible and sustainable payroll, and to establish the foundation for efficient budget execution and payment systems for the non-security sectors in the Federal Government and eligible federal member states and interim...
Sep 25, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The program will help Somalia to establish and strengthen institutional capacity for the management of public funds in Central Finance Agencies and targeted sectors of the country.
Sep 20, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The program will help to improve management of targeted conservation area landscapes and enhance the living conditions of communities in and around these conservation areas.
Sep 20, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The program will help promote financial stability and improve access to financial services by rural communities, specifically women, the poor and farmers.
Sep 20, 2018 | Press Release
The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a $45 million IDA grant to support the second phase of the Government of Mozambique’s Conservation Areas for Biodiversity and Development Project, known as Mozbio (Phase 2).
Sep 20, 2018 | Press Release
The World Bank today approved a $30 million International Development Association (IDA)* credit to support the Government of Ghana strengthen its financial sector stability and improve inclusiveness for users of formal financial services and the financially excluded, particularly women, rural communities and farmers.
Sep 19, 2018 | Feature Story
Residents in a neighborhood of Mazar-e-Sharif, the capital of Balkh province now enjoy paved lanes and improved drainage thanks to the support provided under the Citizens’ Charter Afghanistan Project.
Sep 18, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The program will help to contribute to the sustainable growth of the tourism and agribusiness sectors by enhancing access to enabling infrastructure and services in target regions of Madagascar.
Sep 18, 2018 | Press Release
The World Bank approved today a $70 million International Development Association (IDA)* credit to Madagascar for the second phase of the Second Integrated Growth Poles and Corridors series of projects.
Sep 18, 2018 | Press Release
IFC with support from IDA Private Sector Window, is investing a $8 million in a debut private equity fund by Highland Capital, to help expand access to finance for small and medium enterprises in the Kyrgyz Republic.
Sep 14, 2018 | Press Release
The World Bank has approved a US$35.75 million grant to improve the climate resilience of Samoa’s road network and facilitate a rapid response in the event of a natural disaster.
Sep 12, 2018 | Press Release
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved today a $60 million grant (CFAF 34 billion) to help Chad improve access to basic social services and livelihoods for refugees and host communities, and strengthen national refugee management systems...
Sep 12, 2018 | Press Release
Today, the World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved a grant totaling $65 million in budget support for Chad under the Economic Recovery and Resilience Development Policy Operation.