A new Blue Economy program will catalyze financing and provide an operational response to development challenges in coastal-marine areas of the African continent. The Blue Economy for Resilient Africa Program (BE4RAP), was announced at a COP 27 and willl work with Africa’s coastal countries to leverage the opportunities—and manage the risks—inherent in growing their budding Blue Economies.
The Quality Improvement of Primary Education for Deaf Children Project (QIPEDC), administered by the World Bank with funding from the Global Partnership for Results-Based Approaches, has improved the lives of nearly 2,000 deaf children from 20 provinces across the country, well more than the 1,200 originally envisioned. In addition to a set of 4,000 gestures for communication among deaf children and the deaf community, the project has also developed a series of 150 video lessons to cover math and other subjects for students in grades one through five.
The invasion in Ukraine will have far-reaching economic and social impacts - well beyond the immediate impact it is already having on the lives and livelihoods of those in the country. The World Bank Group continues to coordinate with Ukraine and other development partners to assess these costs and develop a robust response to help the Ukrainian people during this difficult period. Learn more.
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