IDA at Work

Afghanistan

A new bridge has helped transform the lives of more than 2,500 residents in a rural village in Bamyan Province that is divided by a river. The bridge has enabled year-round access basic services and markets on both sides of the river.

Improved Access Roads Change Social and Business Dynamics in Nigeria’s Kaduna State
Nigeria

An IDA-supported project has helped to connect communities through more than 464 kilometers of roads and 150 new river crossings in Nigeria's Kaduna state.

Burundi builds climate-resilient roads
Burundi

Extreme weather in Burundi has put the nation's roads at high risk of flooding and landslides. An IDA-supported transport project is helping the country build climate-resilient roads, create jobs and increase access to schools and markets.

Mapping for Results

Transport is a crucial driver of economic and social development, bringing opportunities for the poor and enabling economies to be more competitive. Transport infrastructure connects people to jobs, education, and health services; it enables the supply of goods and services around the world; and allows people to interact and generate the knowledge and solutions that foster long-term growth.