October 29, 2014 — The new report finds that Benin, DRC, Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal, and Togo are among the 10 top improvers worldwide, having improved business regulation the most in the past year among the 189 economies covered.Read More »
June 9, 2014 — According to Eustache Ouayoro, the World Bank Country Director for DRC, the Democratic Republic of Congo could become a powerhouse if it tackles the twin challenges of reducing poverty and electrifying the country. Read More »
March 20, 2014 — A new project, approved by the World Bank's Board of Executive Directors on March 20th, will assist the government of DRC as it begins work to bring electricity to 9 million citizens. Read More »
February 11, 2014 — In a region ravaged by years of conflict, emergency reconstruction projects, funded by the World Bank, have begun to reinforce the prospects for peace and economic recovery.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.