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Aug 07, 2020 | Loans & Credits
The project objective is to improve access to basic services and tenure security of residents in participating urban informal settlements and strengthen institutional capacity for slum upgrading in Kenya.
Aug 07, 2020 | Press Release
The second phase of the Kenya Informal Settlements Improvement Project (KISIP2) will improve the living conditions of informal settlements and its residents
Aug 07, 2020 | Loans & Credits
The operation will support reforms to strengthen the foundations for economic recovery and resilience in the context of the COVID-19 crisis.
Aug 07, 2020 | Press Release
Through the COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Project (CoPREP), the Government of Nigeria will provide grants to thirty-six states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as immediate support to break the chain of COVID-19 local transmission
Aug 07, 2020 | Press Release
The Sudan Education COVID-19 Response Project aims to support both teachers and students through use of radio, television and student newspapers, and mobilizing teachers to interact with students during social distancing.
Aug 06, 2020 | Loans & Credits
The parent project objectives are to: improve utilization of quality primary health care (PHC) and strengthen capacity of institutions which are critical to quality PHC.
Aug 06, 2020 | Loans & Credits
The project will help reduce the vulnerability of populations to coastal hazards along the Langue de Barbarie1 and strengthen urban and coastal resilience planning of the city of Saint-Louis.
Aug 06, 2020 | Loans & Credits
The project will help prevent, detect and respond to the threat posed by COVID-19 at state level in Nigeria.
Aug 06, 2020 | Loans & Credits
The operation will mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic while sowing the seeds for resilience and faster economic recovery.
Aug 06, 2020 | Press Release
The Second Laying the Foundation for Inclusive Development Policy Financing (DPF) is the last operation in a programmatic series aimed at reducing gender gaps and providing cash transfers to households that are mostly affected by COVID-19.
Aug 04, 2020 | Press Release
The World Bank today approved two grants totaling US$155 million from the (IDA) to help Afghanistan cushion the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Afghan households, support critical food supply chains, and provide emergency support to farmers.
Aug 03, 2020 | Loans & Credits
The project objectives are to improve access to basic infrastructure and to strengthen community institutions in selected counties in South Sudan.
Aug 03, 2020 | Loans & Credits
The operation will strengthen local governments’ capacity and extractive sector management for service delivery in the targeted regions.
Aug 03, 2020 | Press Release
The Governance of Extractives for Local Development (GOLD) and Covid-19 Response project will strengthen and support the implementation of policies, laws and regulations on decentralization and sustainable extractive sector management.
Aug 03, 2020 | Press Release
The South Sudan Enhancing Community Resilience and Local Governance Project (ECRP) will benefit as many as 630,000 citizens who live in 21 of the country’s 79 counties by providing investments for community infrastructure and services.
Jul 31, 2020 | Loans & Credits
This operation will strengthen the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, help protect the poor and most vulnerable, and lay the foundations for recovery by supporting Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and improving debt transparency.
Jul 31, 2020 | Press Release
The World Bank today approved $202 million in additional financing to increase the storage capacity of Bangladesh’s national strategic grain reserves by 535,500 tons for 4.5 million households.
Jul 31, 2020 | Press Release
The Mauritania COVID-19 Emergency Development Policy Operation (DPO) aims to protect the poor and most vulnerable and lay the foundation for recovery by supporting Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and improving debt transparency.
Jul 31, 2020 | Press Release
Today, the World Bank approved two projects for $400 million in concessional financing from IDA to support Pakistan’s interventions to reduce food insecurity from the outbreak of locusts and measures to restore education for schools closed due to COVID-19.
Jul 30, 2020 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, July 30, 2020 – Today the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved financing for three projects in the Kyrgyz Republic aimed at helping mitigate the unprecedented health, economic, and social challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jul 30, 2020 | Loans & Credits
The operation will help protect lives and livelihoods in the context of the COVID-19 emergency, and suppor financial inclusion and debt transparency.
Jul 30, 2020 | Press Release
The Crisis Response Development Policy Financing (DPF) supports the Government’s to strengthen institutional capacity of the health sector by adopting standard operational health procedures and facilitating access to COVID-19 related medical products.
Jul 30, 2020 | Press Release
The Sierra Leone Economic Diversification Project will help strengthen the business enabling environment by promoting reforms to facilitate business entry and operation, facilitate strategic public investments to improve competitiveness and private investments...
Jul 30, 2020 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, July 30, 2020 –The World Bank approved today the grant-financed Fourth Phase of the Central Asia Regional Links Program (CARs-4), which aims to enhance Tajikistan’s regional transport connectivity and facilitate cross-border trade.
Jul 28, 2020 | Press Release
Adolescent girls face many constraints in accessing and completing secondary education. In northern Nigeria, the lack of secondary schools is significantly greater with up to ten primary schools for every secondary school.
Jul 28, 2020 | Loans & Credits
This project will help improve secondary education opportunities among girls in targeted areas in participating states.
Jul 28, 2020 | Loans & Credits
This operation will help increase energy security, reduce vulnerability to international oil price fluctuations, and reduce the fiscal burden of the electricity sector through increased energy trade between the six participating countries.
Jul 28, 2020 | Press Release
World Bank provides $300 million to help Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, and Sierra Leone implement sector reforms toward achieving the potential of the regional power market
Jul 28, 2020 | Press Release
Earlier this month, the Zambian government and the World Bank have signed a credit agreement for additional financing to support the Girls Education and Women’s Empowerment (GEWEL) Project.
Jul 23, 2020 | Press Release
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved $150 million to enable greater access to higher quality secondary education among Ugandan children in safer and better equipped learning environments that are also supportive of girls’ education. The project is financed by an International Development Association credit of $90 million, and a grant of $60 million from the Window on Host Communities and Refugees.