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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.
Jun 19, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$80 million loan to help Vietnam improve the quality of, and access to, basic health services in 13 provinces, with a focus on poor areas of the country.
Jun 17, 2019 | Feature Story
In Benin, 17,000 young school dropouts have successfully started a business with the help of a grant and training.
Jun 14, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The Project aims to provide market relevant skills and increase employment opportunities for youth in Maldives
Jun 14, 2019 | Press Release
The $20 million financing will provide market relevant skills and increase employment opportunities for youth in Maldives
Jun 14, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank approved today an International Development Association (IDA)* grant in the amount of $75 million equivalent from its Crisis Response Window (CRW) as an additional financing to the Water Services and Institutional Support Project II currently...
Jun 14, 2019 | Feature Story
By enabling 300,000 poor households to cover essential expenses, cash transfers contribute to reduce extreme poverty.
Jun 14, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The Additional Financing will Increase water service coverage in key cities of Mozambique’s territory; (ii) Strengthen the institutional and regulatory capacity for water supply services in the northern, central and southern regions of Mozambique’s territory;...
Jun 14, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will increase access to piped water supply services in the project area in Monrovia and improve the operational efficiency of Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC).
Jun 14, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The Additional Financing (AF) will improve access to cash transfers and earnings opportunities among poor households and develop a social protection delivery system.
Jun 13, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank today approved a package of $518 million for two projects in support of Pakistan’s ambitious efforts to raise revenue and reduce compliance cost with a goal of providing better services to the people.
Jun 13, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a $500 million grant from the International Development Association (IDA)* to help Ethiopia meet its climate resilience and mitigation goals and sustainably manage its natural resources.
Jun 13, 2019 | Press Release
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved $300 million credit from the International Development Association (IDA)* to help Ethiopia provide its citizens with safe water supply and sanitation (WSS) services and promote improved...
Jun 13, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will improve the quality of public transport, address climate resilience, improve road safety in selected areas, and enhance institutional capacity in the transport sector.
Jun 13, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will increase access to safe water supply, sanitation and hygiene services and strengthen the capacity for water resources management for service delivery.
Jun 13, 2019 | Loans & Credits
The project will increase adoption of sustainable land management practices and expand access to secure land tenure in non-rangeland rural areas.
Jun 11, 2019 | Results
Opening Up Markets and Opportunities for Ethnic Minorities in Vietnam’s Poorest Provinces