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Sahel

The 20 million people who depend on migratory livestock herding face challenges that are threatening their very way of life.

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Next Generation Africa Climate Business Plan

Our Plan provides a blueprint to help Sub-Saharan African economies achieve low carbon and climate-resilient outcomes.

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Strengthening health, knowledge, capabilities, skills and resilience is key to ensuring everyone reaches their full potential.

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Vice President, Eastern and Southern Africa

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Vice President, Western and Central Africa

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Coronavirus Sparks Recession

The latest economic analysis for the region predicts the pandemic could cost as much as $79 billion in output losses for 2020.

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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