Washington, D.C., July 10, 2024 – The World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, IBRD, Aaa/AAA) priced a 7-year British pound sterling (GBP) benchmark bond due July 2031. The ...
Though countries in South Asia have witnessed substantial reductions in poverty in recent decades, a large share of households remains poor. Multiple recent shocks such as the COVID-19 pandemic, ...
LUSAKA, July 9, 2024 — Over 1.6 million vulnerable Zambians, badly affected by the severe drought, are set to benefit from a new World Bank grant meant to address the adverse effects of the ongoing ...
The World Bank has been a key partner in Paraguay's development for over 70 years, providing crucial support through financing, knowledge, and technical assistance. The current World Bank portfolio in ...
N'DJAMENA, July 8, 2024 - Enhancing the economic inclusion of refugees necessitates acknowledging their economic contributions, according to the World Bank Chad Economic Update 2024, which dedicates a ...
The World Bank has joined eleven other Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) to release a statement reflecting their commitment to integrating sustainable procurement into their development operations ...
ABUJA, July 08, 2024 - The newly appointed Country Director for Nigeria, Dr. Ndiamé Diop, assumed his new position today. He is succeeding Shubham Chaudhuri who completed his term in the same capacity ...
WASHINGTON, July 1, 2024 – Starting today, the World Bank Group (WBG) guarantee platform is open for business. The platform, housed at the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), brings ...
The CAFI Project aims to increase access to business support services and financial products for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and entrepreneurs, especially women and youth-owned ...
The economy is projected to recover in 2024 supported by sustained private consumption as well as tourism and goods exports recovery. Growth is projected to accelerate from 1.9 percent in 2023 to 2.4 ...
WASHINGTON, July 9, 2024 — The World Bank announces Mr. Ahmadou Moustapha Ndiaye as the new Country Director for the Maghreb and Malta. He succeeds Mr. Jesko Hentschel, who has served in the position ...
Safe and sustainable transport allows for efficient movement of goods and people, which is crucial for economic activity, particularly in the small and open economies of the Western Balkans, where ...