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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
Sep 18, 2019 | Press Release
Work Begins to Complete Final Section of Timor-Leste Road Project
Sep 17, 2019 | Press Release
The Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank Group today approved a total of $57 million equivalent for the Mozambique-Malawi Regional Interconnector Project.
Sep 16, 2019 | Feature Story
These husbands are discovering numerous positive consequences of increasing their involvement in their home lives and supporting their wives during pregnancy.
Sep 13, 2019 | Results
Armenia made significant progress in reducing poverty from a peak of close to 54 percent in 2004 to 25.7 percent in 2017.
Sep 10, 2019 | Results
Safer Housing Reconstruction Empowers the Marginalized, especially women
Sep 10, 2019 | Results
Since 2013, with World Bank funding and expertise, Bangladesh has provided improved protection to 183,900 people including 91,950 women with increased resilience to climate change.
Aug 30, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank approved today an International Development Association (IDA)* credit of $200 million to Burkina Faso to increase agricultural productivity and market access for small producers and agribusiness small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
Aug 29, 2019 | Press Release
The government of Bangladesh today signed a $185 million financing agreement with the World Bank to add about 310 MW renewable energy generation capacity, which will contribute to reliable, affordable electricity and cleaner air.
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.