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Aug 12, 2019 | Feature Story
The Second Agricultural Growth Project is continuing to help boost the potential of Ethiopia’s agriculture industry.
Aug 02, 2019 | Feature Story
The Government of Uganda is improving support to refugees and their host communities by expanding economic opportunities.
Aug 01, 2019 | Press Release
The Government of Rwanda and the World Bank today signed a $200 million financing agreement to improve teacher competency and student retention and learning in basic education (pre-primary through secondary school) in Rwanda.
Jul 30, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will improve teacher competency and student retention and learning in basic education.
Jul 24, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank Board of Directors approved today a $50 million grant to support the Government of Mauritania in improving the regulatory environment and strengthening capacity of its workforce to boost competition and inclusiveness of the private sector.
Jul 23, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will expand access to modern energy services in rural areas of the Recipient and to increase renewable energy generation in target areas.
Jul 23, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved today, a $22.7 million financing to support Mali’s efforts to improve access to modern services and promote the deployment of renewable energy in rural areas.
Jul 16, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank Board has approved an International Development Association (IDA)* grant of $19 million equivalent to improve domestic revenue mobilization systems and strengthen financial control and accountability in public finances.
Jul 15, 2019 | Press Release
The financing will help mitigate the impact of Cyclone Idai on the most affected communities of Zimbabwe and lay a foundation for regional recovery and longer-term resilience.
Jul 15, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will address the early and medium-term resilient disaster recovery needs of cyclone-affected people.
Jul 11, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved financing for the Bangladesh Municipal Water Supply and Sanitation Project.
Jul 11, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank today approved $100 million to increase access to improved water supply and sanitation system in selected 30 municipalities in Bangladesh as well as to help build their capacities for delivering water and sanitation services.
Jul 11, 2019 | Press Release
To ensure access to electricity for vulnerable communities in Tajikistan’s remotest regions along the western foothills of the Himalayas, the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved financing for the Tajikistan Rural Electrification Project.
Jul 11, 2019 | Feature Story
By making better use of its ocean resources, Maldives aims to achieve a more sustainable development model. To maintain its pristine environment and protect its groundwater, Maldives is taking steps to better manage its waste and reduce its use of chemicals.
Jul 09, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will improve access to, and the quality of early childhood (ECE) and basic education in the Project areas, and to strengthen the capacity of the education system to deliver better results.
Jul 03, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will integrate rural households into sustainable agriculture and forest-based value chains in the Project Area and, in the event of an eligible crisis or emergency, provide immediate and effective response to said eligible crisis or emergency.
Jul 02, 2019 | Press Release
Today, the World Bank’s Board of Directors approved the Comprehensive Approach to Health System Strengthening Project (COMPASS)
Jul 02, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will improve utilization of quality Primary Health Care (PHC) and strengthen the capacity of institutions that are critical to quality PHC.
Jul 02, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will promote private investments and firm growth in non-resource-based sectors.
Jul 02, 2019 | Press Release
Ghana is to transform and diversify its economy by promoting private investment and firm growth in the non-resource base sectors through an integrated program to build the country’s competitiveness and deliver sustainable jobs
Jul 02, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will improve equitable access to, and quality of, secondary education.
Jul 02, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved an International Development Association (IDA)* grant of $47 million equivalent for Improving Results in Secondary Education (IRISE) project for Liberia.
Jul 02, 2019 | Press Release
Local producers and tens of thousands of Samoan families will benefit from improved management and productivity in Samoa’s agriculture and fisheries sectors through a US$20 million grant approved today by the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors.
Jul 01, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project aims to enhance the Maldives financial capacity to effectively manage the human, physical and fiscal impact of climate change, natural disasters and disease outbreaks.
Jul 01, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project aims to support the government's efforts in: (1) improving the policy framework to enhance sustainability of the public finances; and (2) strengthening the policy framework to increase credibility of the budget
Jul 01, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will develop water and agricultural services among agro-pastoralist communities in dry-land areas of Somalia
Jul 01, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The additional financing supports the original project to establish the key building blocks for a basic national safety net system and to provide income support to extremely poor households in Sierra Leone.
Jul 01, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will improve the rural population’s physical access to markets and social services in selected areas.
Jul 01, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved an International Development Association (IDA)* credit of $100 million to support the government of Benin’s efforts to improve access to broadband services in rural communities
Jul 01, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will improve access to broadband services in targeted rural communities and promote the use of digital solutions to improve the efficiency of selected value-chains, financial inclusion and access to markets.