To prevent a full blown famine, we are working with UNDP and Yemeni entities to provide living income and vital services in Yemen.





Ferid Belhaj

Vice President

Rabah Arezki

Chief Economist

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Jan 19, 2020

Sand and Dust Storms in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region: ...

While natural sources such as the Sahara are the main contributors to dust storms in MENA, land-use changes and human-induced climate change has added anthropogenic sources as well.

Dec 04, 2019

Gulf Economic Update, December 2019: Economic Diversification for a ...

This edition of the Gulf Economic Update explores the links between economic diversification and environmental sustainability.


Doing Business 2020 : Comparing Business Regulation in 190 Economies

Doing Business 2020 is the 17th in a series of annual studies investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. It provides quantitative indicators covering 12 areas of the ...

Oct 09, 2019

MENA Economic Update: Reaching New Heights: Promoting Fair Competition in the ...

GDP growth is projected to be 0.6% in the region in 2019, a fraction of what is needed to create enough jobs for the fast-growing working-age population in the Middle East and North Africa region.

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