Jobs and Economic Transformation

IDA at Work

Financing Women Entrepreneurs
Ethiopia

With IDA support, from 2013-15, more than 3,000 women entrepreneurs gained access to loans, and more than 4,500 participated in business training. Participating enterprises are projected to create 6,000 new jobs by 2017.

Changing Lives Through Urban Employment
Solomon Islands

Since 2010, the IDA-supported Rapid Employment Project has employed more than 12,000 young people from vulnerable communities and created over 664,000 work days. Young Solomon Islanders have built 34 infrastructure projects.

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IDA Works For Everyone: Jobs and Economic Transformation
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Jobs in Nigeria: Closing the Gap

Report reveals that 40 to 50 million additional jobs are needed to employ Nigeria’s rapidly growing population.

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