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The World Bank’s Extractives Global Programmatic Support (EGPS) Multi-Donor Trust Fund is the key funding mechanism that assists developing countries to implement the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), the global standard for extractive industries’ transparency.

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Africa's cities are growing at an unprecedented rate. In Kenya alone, the urban population, currently at 12 million, will more than triple to 40 million by 2050. This rapid urbanization has huge implications for water use and wastewater management in the country’s cities, which already face rising water and sanitation demands and problems, such as pollution and overexploitation.

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Report, by the World Bank’s Global Road Safety Facility, will support decision-making with key data, social and economic assessments for all 125 low- and middle-income countries. Stockholm, Sweden, February 19, 2020 — The World Bank’s Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF) presented the Guide for Road Safety Opportunities and Challenges: Low- and Middle-income Country Profiles during the 3rd Global High-Level Conference on Road Safety in Stockholm.

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IDA Grant: US $280 million equivalent Project ID: P163353 Project Objectives Description: The development objective of the proposed operation is to improve rural access and agricultural marketing in participating states while strengthening the financing and institutional base for effective development, maintenance and management of the rural road network.

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Off-grid solar solutions have played a pivotal role in extending energy access to millions of people, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, which face some of the world’s biggest gaps in energy access rates.

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NAIROBI, Feb. 18, 2020 – The off-grid solar industry has grown into a $1.75 billion annual market, providing lighting and other energy services to 420 million users and remains on a solid growth curve, a new World Bank Group and GOGLA report shows.

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NAIROBI, 18 février 2020 — Les systèmes solaires hors réseau, qui fournissent de l’électricité et d’autres services énergétiques à 420millions d’usagers, représentent désormais un marché annuel de 1,75milliard de dollars engagé, selon un nouveau rapport du Groupe de la Banque mondiale et de l’Association mondiale du secteur de l’énergie hors réseau (GOGLA), dans une trajectoire de croissance durable.

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NAIROBI, 18 de Fevereiro de 2020 – A indústria solar fora da rede transformou-se num mercado anual de USD 1,75 mil milhões, fornecendo luz e outros serviços de energia a 420 milhões de utentes e continua numa sólida curva de crescimento, revela um novo relatório do Grupo Banco Mundial e GOGLA.

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IDA Credit: US $80 million equivalent Maturity: 30 years Grace: 5 years Project ID: P169405 Project Objectives Description: The project development objective is to develop sustainable capacity in managing procurement, environment and social standards in the public and private sectors.

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The Executive Boards of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank met, on February 12 and 13, respectively, to consider Somalia’s eligibility for debt relief under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative.

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ANTANANARIVO, 13 février 2020 – La reprise économique de ces dernières années, conjuguée à une transition politique pacifique à la suite des élections présidentielles de 2018, offre une base solide pour sortir Madagascar d’un cycle récurrent de pauvreté et d’instabilité, constate le Mémorandum économique de Madagascar publié aujourd’hui par la Banque mondiale.

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What is the Uganda Economic Update? The Uganda Economic Update (UEU) is a bi-annual assessment of the state of the country’s economy. It analyzes the performance of the economy, key challenges and opportunities, and provides an economic forecast for the year ahead.

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KAMPALA, February 13, 2020 – Uganda’s economy grew by 6.5 percent in FY18/19, maintaining the rebound in economic activity over the last two years, according to the latest edition of the Uganda Economic Update released by the World Bank today.

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KAMPALA, February 13, 2020 - One in five Ugandans still live in extreme poverty and more than a third live on less than US$1.90 a day. Providing social safety nets to Uganda’s vulnerable citizens can support investments in human capital, reduce vulnerability to shocks and, thereby, help drive inclusive economic growth, according to the latest World Bank Economic analysis.

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HARARE, February 13, 2020 – A thriving community garden has become a hive of activity in Chireya, a community that has stopped stream bank cultivation to stem land degradation and preserve its environment.

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MAPUTO, 30 de Janeiro de 2020 – Depois de um ano em que dois ciclones graves contribuíram para uma redução no crescimento, Moçambique olha para o futuro tendo alcançado avanços significativos em termos de estabilidade económica e no reforço das reservas externas, mas com uma agenda inacabada em termos de crescimento inclusivo, sustentabilidade fiscal e acesso equitativo aos serviços mais básicos.

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MAPUTO, 30 de janeiro de 2020 - À medida que crescem as disparidades de investimento entre as áreas rurais e urbanas em Moçambique, o novo relatório do Banco Mundial recomenda mais investimentos em infraestrutura básica para ajudar o país a aumentar a igualdade de oportunidades e buscar um crescimento mais inclusivo.

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MAPUTO, January 30, 2020 – As investment disparities continue to grow between Mozambique’s rural and urban areas, a new World Bank report recommends more investment in basic infrastructure to help the country raise equality and pursue more inclusive growth.

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MAPUTO, January 30, 2020 – After a year when two severe cyclones contributed to a setback in growth, Mozambique looks ahead having made significant progress in maintaining economic stability and strengthening its external buffers but with a large unfinished agenda in terms of inclusive growth, fiscal sustainability and equitable access to the most basic services.

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Glazoué, Bénin le 28 janvier 2020―l’Agitation qui règne dans le joli bâtiment en face dela gare d’Agouagon contraste avec le calme plat de l’édifice ferroviaire complètement à l’abandon. Une dizaine de femmes s’active autour d’un four artisanal, déversant du riz non décortiqué précuit dans de grandes bassines avant de le faire sécher plusieurs jours et de l’acheminer au centre-ville de Glazoué être décortiqué et trié.

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Glazoué, Benin, January 28, 2020―The bustling activity in the beautiful building facing the Agouagon train station serves as a counterpoint to the deadly silence in the totally deserted railway building. About ten women are busy at work around a traditional oven, pouring unhusked parboiled rice into large bowls before letting it dry for several days and taking it to downtown Glazoué for husking and cleaning.

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Anié, le 28 janvier 2020— C’est jour demarché à Anié, ville commerciale à 200 km au nord de Lomé. L’affluence matinale pour le petit-déjeuner est encore plus forte devant la gargote d’Anifa Aboubacar.

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Anié, January 28, 2020-It is market day in Anié, a commercial city 200 kilometers north of Lomé. The breakfast crowd is even bigger in front of Anifa Aboubacar’s stall. Customers of all ages are lining up for her “watché.

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CHALLENGE Somalia, one of the poorest countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, has been racked by decades of civil war and political upheaval. In addition, four consecutive seasons of low rainfall between April 2016 and December 2017 caused severe droughts across the country, exacerbating food insecurity for 6.2 million Somalis, more than a third of the population.

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Depuis des années la pauvreté se concentre de plus en plus au nord du Cameroun. Plus précisément dans les régions de l’Adamaoua, du Nord et de l’Extrême-Nord où la rigueur du climat, la dégradation des sols, le faible niveau d’éducation, en particulier chez les femmes, ou encore l’isolement et un accès limité aux marchés enferment ces territoires et leurs populations dans la spirale de la pauvreté.

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