— In support of the government’s goal to become a manufacturing powerhouse, a new World Bank economic update analyzes opportunities and challenges in manufacturing to increase economic growth and provide more benefits to its citizens.
— What will it take to make Africa the next great investment destination? A two-day international forum aimed at boosting investment in Africa will kick off on June 30, in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa.
— Primary and secondary students now have access to more qualified teachers, new textbooks and new school improvement programs, thanks to a World Bank-supported project focused on improving the quality of education throughout the country.
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.