POVERTY

A fiscal policy of directly transferring money to people who need it has kept a good number of Namibians out of poverty.

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In Ethiopia, landholding certificates give farmers the confidence to terrace and earn a better living.

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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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Africa's Pulse, No. 15, April 2017

Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is projected to recover to 2.6 percent in 2017, following a marked deceleration in 2016.

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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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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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