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Fisheries make up 5% of GDP and employ a lot of women. More skills as fishmongers may get them broader markets and better credit.

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On a dry mountainside, Ethiopians given the right to own land invest in terracing and make a living from honey, animals and crops.

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IDA, the World Bank’s fund for the poorest, contributes nearly 50% of its funds to 39 African countries.

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IDA, the World Bank’s fund for the poorest, contributes nearly 50% of its funds to 39 African countries.

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Country Office Contacts

Main Office Contact
+222-25-41-56
Nouakchott
Nene Oumou Deffa Kane
Communications Associate
B.P. 667
Nouakchott, Mauritania
+222-45-24-11-01
nkane@worldbank.org
Washington
Greg Toulmin
Country Program Coordinator
1818 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20433
+1-202-458-1747
rtoulmin@worldbank.org