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Results at-a-glance


About 80 percent of Afghanistan’s population lives in rural areas and is dependent on agriculture and livestock occupations. A rural enterprise development program is helping develop rural small and medium businesses through microfinance and technical assistance.

Building Resilience, boosting Food security

Ethiopia's Productive Safety Nets Program has helped the government put systems in place that have increased the country's resilience to food insecurity and drought.

Women Strengthening Connectivity in Nepal

Through an IDA-supported project, road maintenance groups, or collectives of around 5-6 workers from local communities, carry out routine maintenance of roads, benefit from livelihood opportunities, and ensure community ownership of rural roads.


Mapping for Results

IDA's support for social protection has achieved many success stories in the developing countries.