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Nov 11, 2019 | Results
In response to Somalia’s third and devastating drought in two decades, and to contribute towards the international community’s efforts to avert possible famine in 2017, the World Bank rapidly prepared the $50 million Somalia Emergency Drought Response and...
Nov 11, 2019 | Results
To improve public sector performance, the Government of Seychelles has reformed its budget and performance monitoring process by fully adopting Programme Performance Based Budgeting (PPBB) and Performance Monitoring and Evaluation (PM&E).
Nov 11, 2019 | Results
Faced with poverty and inequality which is associated with inequitable access to social services, Mauritania has been working with the World Bank to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty by providing decentralized services to vulnerable groups and...
Nov 08, 2019 | Results
Over the past three years, while increasing its support to Government of Cameroon, The World Bank operated a geographical shift to poorest and most fragile parts of the country in order to address the roots causes of fragility and conflict in the northern...
Nov 08, 2019 | Results
The Burkina Faso Cash Transfer project, known locally as Burkina-Naong-Sa Ya, which is largely financed by the International Development Association, is the centerpiece of Burkina Faso’s social safety net system.
Nov 08, 2019 | Press Release
New World Bank support to strengthen Fiji’s business environment, improve access to finance, and boost resilience to climate change
Nov 08, 2019 | Results
Since the end of the conflict, the World Bank program in Liberia has mainly financed the revitalization of key infrastructure (energy & roads) which are vital for economic growth.
Oct 30, 2019 | Press Release
The government of Bangladesh today signed a $100 million financing agreement with the World Bank to ensure improved water supply, sanitation, and drainage system in selected 30 municipalities, benefiting about 600,000 people.
Oct 29, 2019 | Results
Starting from small and fragmented social support interventions a decade ago, Rwanda has developed a nationwide social protection program entitled the Vision 2020 Umurenge Program (VUP) to eradicate extreme poverty by 2020.
Oct 29, 2019 | Results
Promoting Economic Growth and Shared Prosperity: Improving Livelihoods, Building Resilience and Creating a Better Future for Ethiopians
Oct 24, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank Board of Directors approved today $150 million in financing to support the Government of Ghana to improve the quality of education for over two million children in low performing basic education schools, and to strengthen Ghana’s education system.
Oct 24, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project development objective is to improve the quality of education in low performing basic education schools and strengthen education sector equity and accountability in Ghana.
Oct 23, 2019 | Feature Story
Thousands of villagers in a district in Kandahar province have easier access to health care, schools and markets, improving their quality of life.
Oct 23, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project development objective is the same as the original project, which is to provide temporary income support to extremely poor households and to put in place the building blocks of a social safety net system.
Oct 22, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank approved today an International Development Association (IDA)* grant of $35 million equivalent from the institution’s Crisis Response Window as additional financing to scale up the Government of Mozambique’s safety net programs...
Oct 15, 2019 | Press Release
World Bank Country Director for Cameroon, Abdoulaye Seck, signed today with Cameroon’s Minister of Economy, Planning and Regional Development, Alamine Ousmane Mey, a $200 million Development Policy Credit (DPC) which aims to strengthen fiscal sustainability...
Oct 10, 2019 | Results
The Water Users’ Associations Development Project has supported 379 of these organizations through training and capacity building, and made substantial investments in the rehabilitation of 39 WUA managed irrigation and drainage canal networks.
Oct 10, 2019 | Press Release
World Bank Group Boards of Executive Directors approved today a financing package of $98.8 million consisting of guarantees, a loan, and swaps to support two gas-to-power energy projects in Afghanistan.
Oct 09, 2019 | Press Release
IDA priced its inaugural Euro-denominated benchmark bond in the market, a milestone in the institution’s long-term strategy of building a diversified funding program with a focus on the SDR currencies.
Oct 09, 2019 | Opinion
Female labor force participation levels in Arab countries are the lowest in the world—despite the rising educational attainment of women reaching working age.
Oct 02, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank Group approved this week a total amount of $220 million in IDA and $60 million in IBRD financing to strengthen health systems and support effective disease surveillance in Central Africa. This is the fourth project under the REDISSE.
Oct 01, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project aims to strengthen national and regional cross-sectoral capacity for collaborative disease surveillance and epidemic preparedness in the Participating Countries; and in the event of an Eligible Crisis or Emergency, to provide immediate and effective response to said Eligible Crisis or Emergency.
Oct 01, 2019 | Factsheet
What is KPEC?
Sep 30, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank approved today an International Development Association (IDA)* grant of $110 million as additional financing to support the Government of Mozambique’s reconstruction efforts in the aftermath of the Cyclones Idai and Kenneth.
Sep 30, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank approved today an equivalent of $130 million in grants from the Crisis Response Window of the International Development Association (IDA) in support of the government of Mozambique’s Cyclones Idai & Kenneth Emergency Recovery and Resilience Project.
Sep 30, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will enhance road access in selected rural areas in support of livelihoods of local communities and to provide immediate response to an eligible crisis or emergency as needed.
Sep 30, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will support the recovery of public and private infrastructure and livelihoods while strengthening climate resilience in the areas most affected by Cyclones Idai and Kenneth.
Sep 30, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank announced today new support for Djibouti’s efforts to expand access to quality education.
Sep 26, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will improve utilization of essential reproductive, maternal, neonatal, child and adolescent health and nutrition (RMNCAH-N) services meeting quality standards in Priority Regions.
Sep 23, 2019 | Press Release
UK Commits $250 million; France, Netherlands Pledge $120 Million to World Bank Initiatives on Energy Storage, Solar Power and Clean Cooking