December 5, 2014 — A new World Bank report presents a comprehensive review of the efforts made for over a decade to reinforce social cohesion and give more power to local authorities, or “communes” in Burundi. Read More »
April 23, 2014 — The Jiji and Mulembwe hydropower project will finance construction of two hydropower stations of combined 48 megawatts capacity and will provide Burundians with affordable, clean, reliable, and sustainable energy.Read More »
December 19, 2013 — The Burundi Public Expenditure Review, a new report from the World Bank, underlines the need for the country to mobilize additional domestic revenues to face future external shocks.Read More »
The World Bank Group’s emergency response to the Ebola crisis is to help stop the spread of infections, improve public health systems throughout West Africa, and assist countries in coping with the economic impact.
IDA is the part of the World Bank that helps the world’s poorest countries. Established in 1960, IDA aims to reduce poverty by providing loans (called “credits”) and grants for programs that boost economic growth, reduce inequalities, and improve people’s living conditions.