March 31, 2015 — Despite forty years of uninterrupted growth, unemployment still affects a large proportion of the Gabonese population, particularly youth and women. A recent World Bank report explores ways in which the country can achieve a more inclusive and job-rich growth. Read More »
January 12, 2014 — Gabon sees the digital economy as a potential engine for economic growth and has invested heavily in infrastructure such as fiber optics, with the aim of providing high-speed Internet access throughout country and beyond its borders.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.