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Oct 21, 2020 | Results
Sri Lanka COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health Systems Preparedness Project is supporting the government’s ‘test, track, isolate and treat’ strategy to control the pandemic and strengthen the health system to better manage health emergencies in future.
Oct 19, 2020 | Results
Since 2015, more than 2.2 million people depending mainly on pastoralism have benefitted from the Regional Sahel Pastoralism Support Project. Over 65 livestock markets, 12 slaughterhouses, and close to 300 vaccination parks have been built.
Oct 16, 2020 | Results
A significant scale-up of activities for the Sahel Women Empowerment and Demographic Dividend (SWEDD) project, has reached more than 2 million girls – an increase from hundreds of thousands of girls in the first phase of the project.
Oct 16, 2020 | Results
Securing Land Rights for the Poor: Nicaragua's Land Administration, Regularization, and Titling Experience
Oct 15, 2020 | Results
With financing and knowledge support from the World Bank, Azerbaijan rehabilitated and reconstructed water and sanitation facilities across the country’s eight rural districts.
Oct 14, 2020 | Results
Since 2014, the Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence (ACE) Program has become synonymous with delivering quality and relevant post-graduate education that meets the demand for skills in priority fields.
Oct 12, 2020 | Results
African countries participating in the REDISSE Program were well positioned to mount an early and effective response to COVID-19.
Oct 12, 2020 | Results
Since the 2013 coup in the Central African Republic (CAR), the World Bank has supported stabilization efforts to prevent the state from collapsing.
Oct 12, 2020 | Feature Story
Through the National Hygiene Program, the government offered a lifeline to more than 250,000 youth hurt by COVID-19 response measures
Oct 09, 2020 | Press Release
The Essential Health Services Strengthening Project will provide performance-based financing grants to health facilities, scale up community engagement to improve utilization of quality health services
Oct 09, 2020 | Loans & Credits
The project will help improve the quality and utilization of essential health services in The Gambia
Sep 30, 2020 | Press Release
The World Bank approved on September 29th, 2020 a $140 million credit from the International Development Association (IDA) Scale Up Facility and a $3 million grant from the Global Financing Facility to strengthen the country’s Identity Management system...
Sep 30, 2020 | Results
The Nepal Earthquake Housing Reconstruction Project, supported with $700 million in financing from the International Development Association (IDA), is working to help more than 330,000 homeowners from poor rural households in 32 affected districts of Nepal...
Sep 30, 2020 | Loans & Credits
The project will help support increased food crop production and increase access to food for consumption by food insecure households in Guinea-Bissau.
Sep 30, 2020 | Press Release
The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$400 million grant from the International Development Association to the Government of Ethiopia.
Sep 30, 2020 | Loans & Credits
The Project Development Objective was revised to capture outcomes associated with the activation of the IDA Immediate Response Mechanism (IRM).
Sep 30, 2020 | Loans & Credits
The project objective is to support the Government of Ethiopia (GoE) in improving the incomes of the urban poor and the labor market inclusion of disadvantaged urban youth.
Sep 30, 2020 | Feature Story
To help respond to these crises, the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank’s fund for the world’s poorest nations, is providing critical support to families and communities across the country.
Sep 29, 2020 | Loans & Credits
The Project objective is to strengthen the ID-M system and government capacity to deliver services in selected sectors.
Sep 28, 2020 | Loans & Credits
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved a $100 million grant to help Afghanistan stabilize its financial sector and support small enterprises as the country strives to spur its recovery from COVID-19.
Sep 28, 2020 | Press Release
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved a $100 million grant to help Afghanistan stabilize its financial sector and support small enterprises as the country strives to spur its recovery from COVID-19.
Sep 24, 2020 | Press Release
The World Bank today approved $200 million to help Bangladesh improve access to safe water and sanitation services in rural areas.
Sep 23, 2020 | Feature Story
Over its 60-year, IDA supported the world in addressing stubbornly familiar problems–economic shocks, natural disasters, conflict–and challenges that are likely to define a generation: climate change, gender, governance, and more and better jobs.
Sep 22, 2020 | Press Release
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved $125 million from the International Development Association for the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area Sanitation and Water Project (GAMA SWP)
Sep 22, 2020 | Loans & Credits
The operation will help increase access to improved sanitation and improved water supply in the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) and the Greater Kumasi Metropolitan Area (GKMA)
Sep 17, 2020 | Loans & Credits
The project objective is to improve access to modern energy for households, enterprises, and public institutions and enhance the efficiency of electricity services in the Republic of Rwanda.
Sep 17, 2020 | Press Release
the Rwanda Energy Access and Quality Improvement Project (EAQIP) will advance Rwanda’s progress towards achieving UN Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7) to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.
Sep 15, 2020 | Loans & Credits
The Additional Financing will maintain the original project development objective of the Second Agricultural Growth Project (AGP2) to increase agricultural productivity and commercialization of small holder farmers targeted by the project.
Sep 15, 2020 | Press Release
The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$80 million grant from the International Development Association to support the government Ethiopia to boost agricultural productivity and enhance market access for smallholder farmers.
Sep 14, 2020 | Loans & Credits
The program development objective for the original Program is to improve the adequacy and equity of fiscal transfers and improve management of fiscal resources by Local Governments for education and health services.