The World Bank is helping to fight poverty and improve living standards for the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo, through education, energy, health and other social services.
Work to reduce deforestation and support more sustainable land use in the Mai Ndombe province of DRC is showing results.
Christine Monga transformed her home after new roads connected her town to larger cities. Thousands share her experience.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the largest country in Francophone Africa, has vast natural resources and spans a surface area of 2.3 million square kilometers. Fewer than 40 percent of the nearly 77 million inhabitants live in urban areas. With 80 million hectares of arable land and over 1,100 minerals and precious metals identified, the DRC has the po...
World Bank funds help provide equal access to education for all school age children.
The World Bank Group’s emergency response to the Ebola crisis helped to stop the spread of infections and improve public health systems throughout West Africa.
IDA, the World Bank’s fund for the poorest, contributes nearly 50% of its funds to 39 African countries.
Watch, listen and click through the latest videos, podcasts and slideshows highlighting the World Bank’s work in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Tune in for the 2016 Spring Meetings April 12 – 17, and join the conversation!
The Doing Business Project provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement. See where DRC ranks on the "Ease of Doing Business."