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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.
Jun 28, 2019 | Feature Story
Banking on Impact: What You Need to Know about Results-Based Financing
Jun 27, 2019 | Feature Story
In five districts in Madagascar, a social safety net project is providing training and awareness-raising workshops for the poorest households.
Jun 27, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank committed today $70 million in concessional financing for the KP Integrated Tourism Development Project. This project will invest in infrastructure development, strengthen institutions with business-friendly regulations and enhance technology use.
Jun 27, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project, the first in a programmatic series of two development policy operations, is to enhance the State of Kerala’s resilience against the impacts of natural disasters and climate change.
Jun 27, 2019 | Press Release
The government of Bangladesh today signed a $100 million financing agreement with the World Bank to improve public service delivery through an effective, efficient and transparent public financial management system.
Jun 27, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will improve accessibility to economic and social opportunities and increase efficiency of the public transport system along the Yopougon-Bingerville corridor and its feeder lines in Abidjan.
Jun 25, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved on June 21, a $40 million credit from the International Development Association (IDA)* to strengthen the capacity and governance of the mining sector in Mali.
Jun 21, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will improve access to skills training and labor market outcomes for project beneficiaries and strengthen the technical and vocational education and training (TVET) sector in Chad.
Jun 21, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will strengthen the capacity of the mining sector to contribute to Mali’s medium-term growth and sustainable development objectives.
Jun 21, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will improve the reliability and efficiency of electricity supply in Bamako and the technical and commercial performance of Energie du Mali (National Power Utility, EDM).
Jun 21, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The objective of the credit is to support the government in its efforts to (i) strengthen the policy framework to improve fiscal management and (ii) enhance policies to promote private sector employment opportunities.
Jun 21, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved a $30 million loan for the second series of the Fiscal Management and Private Sector Employment Opportunities (DPC2) Operation in Bhutan.
Jun 20, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will increase agriculture productivity and access to markets for small and medium farmers and agri-food small and medium enterprises in the Participating Project Regions.
Jun 20, 2019 | Press Release
The project will enhance transmission capacity for domestic and regional markets and increase electricity generation capacity through private sector participation.
Jun 20, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will enhance transmission capacity for domestic and regional markets and increase electricity generation capacity through private sector participation.
Jun 20, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will support the rapid scale up of access to electricity through on-grid and off-grid supply solutions that will more than double the existing electrification rate.
Jun 20, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank today approved $171 million to support agricultural productivity in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), by improving irrigation, strengthening small farmers’ skills, and supporting farmers to add value to their products.
Jun 20, 2019 | Loans & Credits
Program Development Objectives are: (i) strengthening the policy framework to support state effectiveness, private investment, and social inclusion; and (ii) improving the policy and institutional framework for public financial management.
Jun 20, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project aims to improve the performance of irrigated agriculture for farmers in the project area.
Jun 19, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors has approved an additional financing of $24.74 million International Development Association (IDA)*credit and $5.26 million IDA grant to increase access to piped water supply services in Monrovia and surrounding areas.