Regional integration and collaboration offers a means to overcome Africa's most pressing obstacles to development.
Over the last four decades, Sub-Saharan Africa has experienced more than 1,000 disasters, threatening development and putting recent economic gains at risk.
IDA aims to reduce poverty by providing interest free credits and grants for programs that improve living conditions in the world's poorest countries.
A collection of facts and figures from the World Bank's Africa Development Indicators that highlight economic details in Sub-Saharan Africa's 48 countries.
The Doing Business Project provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement. See where São Tomé ranks on the "Ease of Doing Business."