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Pastoralism in the Sahel

Pastoralism provides numerous essential services and an income for 80 million people throughout West Africa.

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This report complements a series of analysis recently published by the World Bank to help Mauritania accelerate its progress.

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Economic Update

The economic outlook will depend on the impact and duration of COVID-19 and policies to mitigate the crisis.

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Strong Policies Can Support Economic Recovery

The latest economic analysis for the region predicts predicts economic activity will decline by 3.3 percent in 2020, confirming the region’s first recession in 25 years.

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.

World Bank Africa Multimedia

Watch, listen and click through the latest videos, podcasts and slideshows highlighting the World Bank’s work in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Doing Business in Mauritania

The Doing Business report provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement. See where your country ranks.

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Country Office Contacts

Main Office Contact
Thiane Dia
Executive Assistant
Lot N. 02 F Nord Liaison Ksar
BP 667
Nouakchott, Mauritania
TEL.: (+222) 45 25 10 17
TEL.: (+222) 45 25 13 59
FAX.: (+222) 45 25 13 34
For general information and inquiries
Mademba Ndiaye
Sr. External Affairs Officer
Dakar, Senegal
+221-33-859-41-00
mademba@worldbank.org
For project-related issues and complaints
mauritaniaalert@worldbank.org