September 18, 2014 — Congo’s economic growth rate is not growing at a pace needed to complement improvements in social indicators. A new World Bank report suggests ways to help the country meet these challenges. Read More »
November 26, 2013 — Long impassable for vehicles, the Kindzoumba-Kibamba road in Bouenza Department, the country’s breadbasket, is now open to traffic thanks to the construction of a new bridge. 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.