Economic Trends | Oct 11, 2017

Africa needs to improve the quality of its education, and teach basic skills to adults too, says Africa’s Pulse.

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EDUCATION | Aug 29, 2017

Child marriage not only puts a stop to girls' hopes and dreams. It also hampers efforts to end poverty.

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EMPLOYMENT

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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Oct 11, 2017

Africa's Pulse, No. 16, October 2017

Africa needs to improve the quality of its education and teach basic skills to adults, too, says Africa’s Pulse.

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Apr 11, 2016

International Development Association (IDA) in Africa

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

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Apr 11, 2016

World Bank Africa Multimedia

Watch, listen and click through the latest videos, podcasts and slideshows highlighting the World Bank’s work in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Doing Business in Mauritania

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