Skip to Main Navigation

FOCUS AREAS

loader image

Experts

The World Bank

Vice President, Eastern and Southern Africa

The World Bank

Vice President, Western and Central Africa

Stay Connected

News & Events

What's New

Latest Events

In Depth

  • The World Bank
    Oct 06, 2021

    Africa’s Pulse

    Sub-Saharan Africa is set to emerge from the 2020 recession sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic with growth expected to expand by 3.3 percent in 2021, one percent higher than the April 2021 forecast.

  • The World Bank

    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.

  • The World Bank

    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.

  • Investing in Human Capital

    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.

Stay Connected

Additional Resources

Regional Contacts

WASHINGTON
The World Bank
1818 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20433
USA
(202) 473-1000
AFRICA COUNTRY OFFICES
For more information about the World Bank's work in Africa, please contact us.