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Mar 27, 2019 | Feature Story
The community grain bank set up by the village Community Development Council, with support from the Citizens’ Charter, fights seasonal hunger by assisting the most vulnerable households in the community, including internally displaced persons and returnees.
Mar 27, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will improve quality, quantity and development impact of postgraduate education in selected universities through regional specialization and collaboration.
Mar 25, 2019 | Press Release
Airports and roads in Solomon Islands set for US$51m upgrade
Mar 22, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project seeks to improve connectivity, sustainability, safety, and climate resilience of selected roads in the country.
Mar 22, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will help improve local government capacity in managing their public financial resources in a transparent and participatory manner, and help mitigate local conflicts.
Mar 22, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project objective is to improve the utilization and quality of health services to reduce maternal and infant mortality in the country.
Mar 22, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will support the Government of Cote d’Ivoire in the implementation of reforms in tertiary education to enhance efficiency of public resources and develop accountability.
Mar 21, 2019 | Feature Story
In 1950, India had 3,000–4,000 cubic meters of water per person. Today, this has fallen to around 1,000 cubic meters, largely due to population growth. China, by contrast, has twice the amount of water per person- about 2,000 cubic meters
Mar 21, 2019 | Press Release
Villages that are home to around 200,000 citizens in rural Tajikistan will gain better local infrastructure thanks to support from the CASA1000 Community Support Project for Tajikistan (CASA1000 CSP)
Mar 19, 2019 | Feature Story
After years of conflicts between the Twa and Bantu, mediation activities bring back peace in Tanganyika Province.
Mar 19, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank approved today a $90 million grant from the International Development Association (IDA) in support of the government of Mozambique’s Disaster Risk Management (DRM) and Resilience Program. This financing will support the implementation of the...
Mar 19, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank today approved a $40 million International Development Association (IDA) grant to support key policy reforms to promote sustainable and inclusive growth and build economic resilience in Sierra Leone.
Mar 19, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project aims to achieve sustainable and inclusive economic development by creating the conditions for increased productivity in selected economic sectors and improving transparency in selected government decision-making processes.
Mar 19, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will improve the utilization and quality of reproductive, maternal, neonatal, child, adolescent health and nutrition services, especially among the poorest households in targeted areas.
Mar 19, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project seeks to improve Mozambique financial protection against natural disaster, strengthen disaster preparedness and response; and build climate resilience into vulnerable education infrastructure.
Mar 15, 2019 | Press Release
IDA launched the first ‘t-bills’ under a new program for investors looking to support the financing of IDA’s development activities in 75 countries with the lowest per capita incomes.
Mar 14, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project o strengthen local government authorities' capabilities to deliver services to communities in a responsive and accountable manner, and to support economic infrastructure development in participating provinces.
Mar 14, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank Board of Directors today approved a $70 million credit for Sri Lanka to improve the quality of life of around one million people living in Northern, North Central, Eastern and Uva Provinces of Sri Lanka
Mar 13, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project objective is to improve quality of science and mathematics instruction in Community Day Secondary Schools and increase access to secondary education in selected remote areas of the country.
Mar 13, 2019 | Feature Story
Regularizing water supply and boosting agricultural yields were only possible after a main irrigation canal was rehabilitated in Samangan with support from the Irrigation Restoration Development Project.
Mar 07, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will support progress toward increased access to basic digital financial and government services targeting entrepreneurship and employment, particularly for women.
Mar 07, 2019 | Loans & Credits
he objective of Climate Smart Irrigated Agriculture Project for Sri Lanka is to improve the productivity and climate resilience of smallholder agriculture in selected hotspot areas.
Mar 07, 2019 | Loans & Credits
Project objective is to strengthen the Government of Bangladesh systems to improve access to basic services and build faster and social resilience of the displaced Rohingya population.
Mar 05, 2019 | Feature Story
The road connects 24 villages, with a total population of around 15,000 people, to basic services, including the Chahar Asyab bazaar where Ehsnaullah runs his shop.
Mar 03, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank has approved $100 million for improving fiscal forecasting, as well as budget preparation and execution.
Mar 01, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank approved today a $90 million additional grant for the Social Safety Net Project (SSNP) to help increase access of extremely poor households to safety net services and strengthen the foundations of the national social protection system.
Mar 01, 2019 | Press Release
Today, the World Bank’s Board of Directors approved a $150 million International Development Association (IDA) credit to provide improved access to electricity services for households, enterprises, and health facilities in Madagascar.
Mar 01, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank Board of Directors approved today a $52 million International Development Association (IDA)* grant to Madagascar in support of the agriculture rural growth and land management project.
Mar 01, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will support the Government in increasing the access of extremely poor households to safety net services and strengthen the foundations of the national social protection system.
Mar 01, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will provide improved access to electricity services for households, enterprises, and health facilities in Madagascar.