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CAR: World Bank Group launches New Country Partnership Framework

Today, the World Bank Group Board of Executive Directors discussed a new five-year Country Partnership Framework to support the Central African Republic for FY21-FY25.  A $50-million grant from the International Development Association...

Close collaboration while socially distant: A multi-sectoral response to COVID-19 in Haiti

The World Bank is supporting several key initiatives in Haiti to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to emergency health financing,...

Productivity Growth, Key Driver of Poverty Reduction, Threatened by COVID-19 Disruptions

Productivity growth, a force that has contributed to lifting millions of people out of poverty in developing countries, will need substantial support from policymakers...

How to Develop a National Green Taxonomy for Emerging Markets

The World Bank today published a guide outlining the processes that financial regulators can use to develop a green taxonomy. The publication Developing a...

World Bank- India $750M Agreement for Emergency Response Program for MSMEs

The World Bank and the Government of India today signed the $750 million agreement for the MSME Emergency Response Program to support increased flow of...

The Gambia: World Bank to Strengthen Access to Energy and Water

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved today a $43 million grant from the International Development Association (IDA)* for The Gambia’s Electricity Restoration and Modernisation Project (GERMP). The additional financing was made available through...

Making #DigitalCaribbean a Reality

Digital technologies - the internet and other tools to collect and share information digitally - are spreading rapidly. The share of world population using...

Significant Potential to Increase Impact of Climate Finance- Report

Climate finance can become significantly more transformative by addressing systemic barriers to low carbon and climate resilient investments, according to a new World Bank...

Countries Can Take Steps Now to Rebuild from COVID-19

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the economic shutdowns are dealing a severe blow to the global economy and especially poorer countries. Developing countries and...

World Bank Announces $500M to Fight Locusts, Preserve Food Security and Protect Livelihoods

The World Bank Group approved today a US$500 million program to help countries in Africa and the Middle East fight the locust swarms that...

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