Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa’s growth has slowed to 3.4% in 2015, down from 4.6% in 2014, the weakest pace since 2009. To continue to make progress on its development goals and achieve structural transformation, the region must capitalize on the significant growth opportunities. Read Overview »

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In Africa, nine countries in the Niger Basin are working to better manage water resources to improve food and energy security and preserve ecosystem services and traditional livelihoods.
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The World Bank’s climate plan outlines concrete actions to increase climate resilience and promote low-carbon development in Sub-Saharan Africa.
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A new World Bank report shows that poverty in Africa may be lower than current estimates suggest.
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Makhtar Diop @Diop_WB

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