March 9, 2015 — According to the lastest Madagascar Economic Update, lower oil prices should facilitate the removal of subsidies and free up public resources which could be reallocated toward more pro-poor and pro-growth spending. Read More »
February 9, 2015 — A series of public works funded by the World Bank will help get households affected by the Tropical Storm Chezda back on their feet and rehabilitate areas ravaged by the storm.Read More »
November 19, 2014 — A new dam on the Ankaibe River will enable farmers to boost their production and improve their living conditions in the SAVA region, one of the leading rice producers in Madagascar.
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September 9, 2014 — In Madagascar, where about 60% of the population lives in extreme poverty, a new safety net pilot program provides the poorest households with short term income support while promoting school attendance and good nutrition.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.