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Jul 03, 2018 | Feature Story
Destitute families in four districts of Balkh Province are seeing an opportunity to a sustainable earning by providing them with livestock and a monthly stipend as a result of the Targeting the Ultra Poor program.
Jun 29, 2018 | Press Release
The World Bank approved today an IDA grant of $55 million in support of the Government of Mozambique’s Smallholder Irrigated Agriculture and Market Access Project that aims to improve rural livelihoods through increased productivity, production...
Jun 29, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The project will help refinance short-term liabilities of CI-ENERGIES to improve the electricity sector’s financial performance and its ability to attract investments to support the shift towards cleaner energy.
Jun 29, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The operation will support the improvement of urban management, logistics efficiency, port accessibility, and urban mobility in the Greater Abidjan Agglomeration and to provide immediate and effective response to an eligible crisis or emergency.
Jun 29, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The project will help improve smallholder agriculture productivity and market access in the project areas developed with irrigation and provide immediate and effective response to an eligible crisis or emergency.
Jun 29, 2018 | Press Release
The World Bank approved today two projects of $598 million to improve urban management, logistics efficiency, port accessibility, and urban mobility in the Greater Abidjan Area and to enhance the financial performance of Côte d’Ivoire’s national electricity company
Jun 28, 2018 | Press Release
The World Bank today announced close to half-a-billion dollars in grant-based support to help Bangladesh address the needs of Rohingya refugees in areas such as health, education, water and sanitation, disaster risk management, and social protection.
Jun 28, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The project will help establish the core building blocks of a safety net system and improve the access of poor households to productive safety nets interventions.
Jun 27, 2018 | Press Release
The World Bank approved today seven projects to support Nigeria’s investment in nutrition, access to electricity, states’ fiscal transparency, polio eradication, women’s economic empowerment, public finance and national statistics and reducing vulnerability to...
Jun 27, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The project will support improved livelihoods for women in targeted areas of Nigeria.
Jun 27, 2018 | Loans & Credits
This project will help Nigeria, as part of a global polio eradication effort, achieve and sustain at least 80 percent coverage with oral polio vaccine (OPV) immunization in every state in the country’s territory, and improve routine immunization coverage.
Jun 27, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The project will help increase utilization of quality, cost-effective nutrition services for pregnant and lactating women, adolescent girls and children under five years of age in select areas of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Jun 27, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The program will improve the credibility of public finance and national statistics in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Jun 27, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The program will help increase access to electricity services for households, public educational institutions, and underserved micro, small and medium enterprises.
Jun 27, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The program will help reduce vulnerability to soil erosion in targeted sub-watersheds.
Jun 27, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The operation will help strengthen the fiscal transparency, accountability and sustainability in the participating states.
Jun 26, 2018 | Press Release
More than three million Tanzanians in rural areas will be connected to safe water supply, while another four million people will gain access to improved sanitation through an IDA credit of $350 million approved today by the World Bank.
Jun 26, 2018 | Press Release
The World Bank approved today the largest donor financed operation in Burkina Faso’s history, an International Development Association (IDA)* financing of EURO 206.7 million and SDR 34.8 million to Burkina Faso to increase access, sustainability, effectiveness...
Jun 26, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The program will help increase access to rural water supply and sanitation services in participating districts and strengthen the capacity of select sector institutions to sustain service delivery.
Jun 26, 2018 | Loans & Credits
The program will help improve access to water supply and sanitation services in targeted areas.