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Restoring Zimbabwe’s Livelihoods, Infrastructure After ...
HARARE, September 16, 2019 – In the months after Cyclone Idai, one of the worst tropical cyclones to hit the country, scarred mountains remain with some impassable roads and many lives lost. Schools have reopened with inadequate infrastructure and resources in an attempt for normalcy. In Chimanimani, a mountainous area in eastern Zimbabwe, acres of devastation confronted Edgars Seenza ...
Zambia - World Bank
Zambia, Africa’s second-largest copper producer, achieved middle-income country status in 2011 during a decade (2004-2014) of impressive economic growth, averaging 7.4% per year. However, growth only benefitted a small segment of the urban population and had limited impact on poverty.
Implementing the Yamoussoukro Decision - World Bank
Africa is home to 12% of the world’s people, but it accounts for less than 1% of the global air service market. Part of the reason for Africa’s under-served status, according to a just-published World Bank study, Open Skies for Africa – Implementing the Yamoussoukro Decision, is that many African countries restrict their air services markets to protect the share held by state-owned air ...
Growing Wildlife-Based Tourism Sustainably: A New Report ...
With 189 member countries, staff from more than 170 countries, and offices in over 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.
The Southern Africa TB in the Mining Sector Initiative
The Southern Africa TB in the Mining Sector Initiative is one of the key initiatives led by the South Africa Knowledge Hub. It is an innovative multi-stakeholder effort involving government, civil society, development, and private sector partners aimed at combating TB in the mining sector in the Southern Africa region.
Contacts - World Bank
With 189 member countries, staff from more than 170 countries, and offices in over 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.
Heavily Indebted Poor Country (HIPC) Initiative
The World Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other multilateral, bilateral and commercial creditors began the Heavily Indebted Poor Country (HIPC) Initiative in 1996. The program was designed to ensure that the poorest countries in the world are not overwhelmed by unmanageable or unsustainable debt burdens.
Borrowing Countries - International Development Association
1 Bolivia, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam graduated from IDA at the end of FY17, but will receive transitional support on an exceptional basis through the IDA18 period (FY18-20). 2 Inactive countries: no active IDA financing due to protracted non-accrual status. 3 Blend countries: IDA-eligible but also creditworthy for some IBRD borrowing. 4 Borrowing on small economy terms.
Here are 10 ways to fight corruption - World Bank Blogs
1. Corruption is not only about bribes: People especially the poor get hurt when resources are wasted.That’s why it is so important to understand the different kinds of corruption to develop smart responses. 2. Power of the people: Create pathways that give citizens relevant tools to engage and participate in their governments – identify priorities, problems and find solutions.
CGAP: Empowering the poor through financial services
CGAP works to make financial services meet the needs of poor people. The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor is an independent think tank dedicated to financial inclusion. Through our work, we seek to empower poor people, especially women, to capture opportunities and build resilience through financial services.