March 17, 2015 — A project financed by the World Bank will strengthen the management and governance of fisheries in Mauritania as well as the handling of fish that is brought to shore while improving the livelihoods of local fishermen. Read More »
January 14, 2015 — A series of videoconferences organized by the World Bank is promoting ongoing dialogue on Ebola prevention amongst health ministers and officials from seven West African countries.Read More »
February 13, 2015 — In a remote village of Mauritania, Thomas Dickinson, a social protection specialist at the World Bank, learned a valuable lesson: ending poverty and environmental sustainability are two sides of the same coin.
If we pursue one without the other, we will end up with neither, like a poor village with no trees.
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August 21, 2014 — The World Bank Group’s first Economic Update on Mauritania identifies ways to help the resource-abundant Sahelian economy address the challenges of achieving inclusive socioeconomic development.Read More »
July 15, 2014 — A social safety net program in six African countries is providing families with cash and other benefits to protect against hunger, steadily reduce poverty and build resilience against climate change.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.