Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) for Africa confirms that countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) weathered 2023 relatively well thanks to credible economic and social policy reforms.
GABORONE, July 12, 2024 - The World Bank’s Board of Directors has approved its first lending operation supporting renewable energy development in Botswana. The Botswana Renewable Energy Support and ...
The World Bank has been a key partner in Paraguay's development for over 70 years, providing crucial support through financing, knowledge, and technical assistance. The current World Bank portfolio in ...
Since 2009, the World Bank has been supporting Kazakhstan in the strategic development of the South-West and East-West Road Projects. Through this support, Kazakhstan has enhanced its transit ...
Though countries in South Asia have witnessed substantial reductions in poverty in recent decades, a large share of households remains poor. Multiple recent shocks such as the COVID-19 pandemic, ...
The World Bank-supported Community Participatory Road Safety Program launched a pilot initiative in Dhar, Indore, and Datia districts of Madhya Pradesh. This initiative involved local communities ...
While the Government of Jamaica recognizes the need to expand and modernize its infrastructure, tight fiscal conditions prevent it from developing infrastructure at the level needed. Jamaica, like ...
LUSAKA, July 9, 2024 — Over 1.6 million vulnerable Zambians, badly affected by the severe drought, are set to benefit from a new World Bank grant meant to address the adverse effects of the ongoing ...
Midwives from the Kati Koko II Community Health Center with World Bank Country Director for Mali, Kati health district, Koulikoro region. The Accelerating Progress Toward Health Coverage Project ...
WASHINGTON, July 11, 2024—The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved today $13.6 million in additional financing to supplement the ongoing $5 million Technical Assistance for Kambarata-1 ...
Washington, D.C., July 10, 2024 – The World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, IBRD, Aaa/AAA) priced a 7-year British pound sterling (GBP) benchmark bond due July 2031. The ...
ABUJA, July 08, 2024 - The newly appointed Country Director for Nigeria, Dr. Ndiamé Diop, assumed his new position today. He is succeeding Shubham Chaudhuri who completed his term in the same capacity ...