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Across Africa, IDA is Helping Fragile and Conflict-Affected States Recover and Grow

December 14, 2016

Conflict and fragility provide fertile ground for poverty by undermining economic development and personal security. IDA, the World Bank’s fund for the Poorest, provides the financing needed to rebuild states recovering from conflict; make states resilient to threats including conflict, disease and humanitarian emergencies; and develop infrastructure to enable people to resume peaceful and constructive lives.