After almost a year of crisis, Yemen has embarked on a political transition based on an agreement brokered by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in November 2011. Yemen started a 565-member National Dialogue process in March 2013, which concluded in January 2014 with the decision to transform Yemen into a Federal State.
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August 11, 2014 — The Public Works Project has improved access to paved roads, education, water & health in Yemen's rural areas where 70% of the population lives. It also generated short-term employment for 2.13 million.Read More »
August 1, 2014 — The World Bank will provide an additional US$50 million grant to an ongoing program to expand access to basic services in Yemen by putting local communities in charge of infrastructure projects.Read More »
The project will improve the transport connectivity and safety on the targeted section of the transport corridor between Aden and Taiz. It has two components. (1) Highway construction of civil works for the construction of a sub-section (55 km) of a 4-lane double carriageway highway between Aden and Noubat Dokaim. (2) Institutional support and strengthening for Saada - Aden Yemen International Corridor Highway Program. Read More »
This issue assesses the macroeconomic performance of seven of the MENA countries including Yemen. All of these countries experienced rapid economic growth during 2000-10, and suffered a sharp economic slowdown in the aftermath of 2011. The brief focuses on the challenges facing these countries and at the consequences of the growth slowdown.Read More »