The World Bank supports Tanzania’s growth through policy analysis, grants and credits with a focus on private sector and infrastructure.
The volume of cargo passing via Dar-es-Salaam is growing by 9% a year. It may triple by 2030.
The village of Gidewari’s 3,600 residents once trekked more than 8km a day for water. A solar-powered pump changed all that.
The East African nation of Tanzania has an estimated population of 50 million as of 2016. The country has maintained relatively stable, high growth over the last decade (averaging 6%–7% per annum). While the poverty rate has recently declined, the absolute number of the poor has not changed given the fast pace of population growth (over 3% per annum).
This program is designed to improve the quality of primary health care for Tanzania’s, women, newborns and children.
Country Director for Tanzania, Burundi, Malawi and Somalia
Program Leader and Lead Economist for the Equitable Growth, Finance, and Institutions (EFI)
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.
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The Doing Business Project provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement. See where Tanzania ranks on the "Ease of Doing Business."