— The World Bank’s Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA) launched its third call for proposals, open to civil society organizations in the Senegal. GPSA grants are intended to support projects that address critical governance issues and strengthen civil society’s capacities for social accountability.
— Senegal is now one of only two sub-Saharan African countries participating in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Programme for International Student Assessment, signally its commitment to ensuring quality education for its youth.
— Share your views with student leaders, heads of state, government ministers, entrepreneurs, academics and international development partners as they discuss and develop a common vision for transforming Africa’s higher education system.
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.