Women’s Empowerment

The Nigerian government is committed to empowering girls with quality education, skills training & reproductive health education.

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Albert Zeufack discusses new ways to fight poverty with the main authors of a new study, Accelerating Poverty Reduction in Africa.

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ENDING LEARNING POVERTY

A new concept, learning poverty, aims to draw attention to the global learning crisis, and how to defeat it.

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Hafez Ghanem

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Albert G. Zeufack

Chief Economist

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Empowering Women = Growth

The latest Africa’s Pulse says initiatives to empower poor people, women and girls are essential to progress.

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.

Africa’s Human Capital Plan

Read the World Bank’s plan to support African countries to strengthen the quantity, efficiency and impact of investments in people.

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