The World Bank supports projects in water, rural development, HIV/AIDS, education, health, natural disaster management, and emergency food security.
Niger has plenty of good ideas for mobile apps for first-time mothers, high school graduates, and schoolchildren, but few phones.
A report on the economies of countries in Africa’s Sahel focuses on remedying a general lack of access to ICT.
Niger is a large landlocked country of 1.27 million square kilometers. As of January 2016, the population of Niger was estimated to be 19.8 million and a population growth rate of 3.9%, one of the fastest population growth rates in the world. Niger is prone to political instability, chronic food security, and natural crises, notably droughts, floods and locust infestatio...
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. See where Niger ranks on the "Ease of Doing Business."