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JOBS

During this time of limited movement due to COVID-19, the government created a program to provide jobs for daily wages.

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Social Safeguards

Grievance mechanisms are crucial to address disputes and to protect the most vulnerable when project-induced resettlement occurs

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Agriculture

Kenya is one of many countries where COVID-19 has given a boost to companies that have taken the leap toward digital food systems.

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Apr 12, 2017

Building Cheap Homes

Nearly 61% of Kenyans in cities live in slums. Building affordable homes would plug a housing gap and stimulate economic growth.

Strong Policies Can Support Economic Recovery

The latest economic analysis for the region predicts predicts economic activity will decline by 3.3 percent in 2020, confirming the region’s first recession in 25 years.

CPIA Africa

Africa’s poorest countries saw little to no progress on average in improving the quality of their policy and institutional frameworks in 2018.

IDA in Africa

With IDA’s help, hundreds of millions of people have escaped poverty—through the creation of jobs, access to clean water, schools, roads, nutrition, electricity, and more.

World Bank Africa Multimedia

Watch, listen and click through the latest videos, podcasts and slideshows highlighting the World Bank’s work in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Doing Business in Kenya

The Doing Business report provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement. See where your country ranks.

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