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May 20, 2020 | Press Release
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved an additional financing totaling $445 million for the DRC Eastern Recovery Project (STEP 2). This financing, provided by the IDA, will improve access to livelihoods and socioeconomic infrastructure in...
May 19, 2020 | Loans & Credits
The proposed DPF is the second in a programmatic series of two operations in support of the Government of Kenya’s inclusive growth agenda.
May 15, 2020 | Press Release
This program will expand the impact and coverage of India’s social protection system by helping vulnerable groups access more social benefits directly and across the country
May 15, 2020 | Press Release
The World Bank Board of Directors today approved a $137.5 million International Development Association (IDA) grant to help Somalia respond to and recover from multiple, ongoing, and overlapping crises.
May 15, 2020 | Loans & Credits
The Project Development Objective is “to support the recovery of livelihoods and infrastructure in flood and drought-affected areas and strengthen capacity for disaster preparedness nationwide.”
May 14, 2020 | Loans & Credits
The Program Development Objectives of the programmatic series are to: (i) improve debt and public investment management; (ii) improve the financial performance and quality of service delivery in the energy and telecom sectors; and (iii) enhance the transparency and governance framework of State-owned Enterprises.
May 14, 2020 | Press Release
A day after Lesotho announced its first COVID-19 positive case, the World Bank approved a $7.5 million credit from the International Development Association (IDA)* to support Lesotho’s efforts to prevent, detect and respond to the global COVID-19 pandemic under...
May 14, 2020 | Press Release
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved today a $30 million development policy grant to support The Gambia’s efforts to improve debt and public investment management, improve financial viability and service delivery in the energy and telecom...
May 12, 2020 | Press Release
Tonga: US$8.4 million to strengthen resilience and fight COVID-19
May 12, 2020 | Press Release
A $39.5 million project will help South Asia build resilience to climate threats and disasters by sharing regional data and knowledge, developing regional standards and guidelines for infrastructure, and promoting climate-resilient policies and investments.
May 12, 2020 | Press Release
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved today a US$150 million IDA credit to support Senegal in strengthening agricultural productivity and helping build resilient, climate-smart and competitive food systems.
May 12, 2020 | Loans & Credits
The development objective of the Program is to enhance productivity and market access of priority commodity value chains and livestock, in the Extended Groundnut Basin and Agro-Pastoral Areas.
May 07, 2020 | Press Release
New US$15 million operation to build sustainable growth in Solomon Islands
May 06, 2020 | Press Release
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved a $400 million grant to help Afghanistan sustain the pace of key economic and public finance reforms, and support the country to manage current risks and uncertainties compounded by the COVID-19 crisis.
May 06, 2020 | Results
Over the past decade, Nicaragua has developed an integrated, cross-institutional, multi-stakeholder framework, called the Sustainability Chain.
May 06, 2020 | Press Release
The Maldives Urban Development and Resilience Project will help improve the obsolete stormwater drainage system in Male and support resilient urban development and disaster preparedness in the Maldives.
May 05, 2020 | Press Release
The World Bank and the Government of Côte d’Ivoire signed today a $35 million credit agreement from the International Development Association (IDA)* to scale up efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic (Coronavirus) in the country.
May 01, 2020 | Loans & Credits
The Program Development Objective of the parent DPF series remains to enable fiscally sustainable expansion of electricity services in Rwanda
May 01, 2020 | Press Release
The World Bank today approved a $100 million International Development Association (IDA)* supplemental financing for the Third Rwanda Energy Sector Development Policy Operation (DPO). The first operation was approved by the World Bank’s Board on August 29, 2019.
Apr 30, 2020 | Loans & Credits
The Project Development Objective is to strengthen Local Authorities’ institutional performance, responsiveness to citizens and management of resources for service delivery.
Apr 30, 2020 | Press Release
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved today, a $100 million grant for the Malawi Governance to Enable Service Delivery Project with the objective of strengthening Local Authorities’ institutional performance, responsiveness to citizens, and...
Apr 30, 2020 | Press Release
The World Bank today approved $21.15 million in financing, of which 50% grant and 50% credit from the International Development Association (IDA)* to help Burkina Faso respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 29, 2020 | Press Release
The World Bank today approved $8.1 million in financing from the International Development Association (IDA) to help Togo combat COVID-19 (coronavirus) and better respond to public health emergencies.
Apr 28, 2020 | Press Release
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a $40 million IDA grant for the benefit of the people of South Sudan. The South Sudan Safety Net Project (SSSNP) will expand access to safety net and provide income security for low income South...
Apr 28, 2020 | Press Release
The World Bank approved today $273 million in International Development Association (IDA) financing for Togo, Benin, Burkina Faso and Niger to facilitate access to services for millions of people, especially women and the poorest segments of society.
Apr 28, 2020 | Loans & Credits
The Project development objective is to increase the number of persons in the Togolese Republic, Republic of Benin, Burkina Faso and Republic of Niger who have government-recognized proof of unique identity that facilitates their access to services
Apr 28, 2020 | Loans & Credits
The development objective of the Project is to provide temporary income opportunities to selected poor and vulnerable households and to strengthen safety net delivery tools in the Republic of South Sudan.
Apr 28, 2020 | Press Release
The World Bank today approved additional financing of $10.4 million from the International Development Association (IDA) to support Benin's efforts to fight COVID-19 (coronavirus) and help the country respond to public health emergencies.
Apr 28, 2020 | Press Release
The World Bank has approved a $16.9 million grant (approximately CFAF 10.2 billion) from the International Development Association (IDA) to help Chad address the health challenge posed by the COVID-19 epidemic (coronavirus).
Apr 27, 2020 | Press Release
US$10m emergency World Bank funding for Vanuatu