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Economic Update

Economic and social disruptions have eroded poverty reduction progress in Kenya, the latest economic analysis finds.

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Blog4Dev 2021

How can African youth work with governments and civil society orgs to respond to the impact of COVID-19? Add your voice by Nov 30.

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Regional Integration

As the sub-region faces various threats—including COVID-19—finance ministers vow to advance regional policies and investments.

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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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