Apr 14, 2022
Syria's Economic Update — April 2022
The economic condition in Syria is projected to continue to be mired by the low intensity conflict, turmoil in Lebanon and Turkey, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the economic consequences of the war in Ukraine and associated ...
Apr 02, 2021
MENA Economic Update — Living with Debt: How Institutions Can Chart a Path to ...
The substantial borrowing that MENA governments incurred to finance health and social protection measures increased government debt. Countries must continue spending on health and income transfers, which will add to ...
Oct 07, 2020
Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2020
The World Bank’s biennial Poverty and Shared Prosperity report finds that the rate of extreme poverty in the MENA region rose from 3.8% in 2015 to 7.2% in 2018 — the latest year for which data is available.
Jul 15, 2020
Building for Peace: Reconstruction for Security, Sustainable Peace, and Equity ...
The World Bank and the German Development Cooperation have joined efforts to take a fresh look at reconstruction, development, and the transition to sustainable peace in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and ...