The World Bank portfolio in Guinea-Bissau includes projects in rural development, coastal and biodiversity management, infrastructure rehabilitation and more.
Each community has a budget and decides what to rebuild. They may choose a school, a road, a spring, or even a rice field.
Guinea-Bissau, one of the world’s poorest and most fragile countries, is a small state in West Africa covering an area of 36,948 square km with a population of around 1.8 million. Guinea Bissau is bordered by Senegal to the north and Guinea to ...
The World Bank’s World Development Report, published annually since 1978, is an invaluable guide to the economic, social, and environmental state of the world today. Each report provides in-depth analysis and policy recommendations on a specific and important aspect of development.
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.