Economic growth is at the root of development. It is also central to the World Bank's twin goals of eradicating extreme poverty and increasing shared prosperity. To help countries pursue lasting, inclusive economic growth, World Bank experts based around the world provide country-specific analysis, regional studies, forecasting reports, and other relevant advice and guidance.
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November 3, 2014 — The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved two International Development Association (IDA) credits totaling US$200 million. The programs will enhance Rwanda’s public financial management and statistics systems and improve food security and nutrition, increasing crop yields and expanding the private sector role in agriculture.Read More »
October 7, 2014 — The World Bank’s latest analysis of economic trends and data shaping Sub Saharan Africa shows growth rising to 5.2% in 2015 as a result of infrastructure investments, agricultural production and a thriving services sector.Read More »