Projects & Operations


The World Bank provides low-interest loans, zero to low-interest credits, and grants to developing countries. These support a wide array of investments in such areas as education, health, public administration, infrastructure, financial and private sector development, agriculture, and environmental and natural resource management. Some of our projects are cofinanced with governments, other multilateral institutions, commercial banks, export credit agencies, and private sector investors.

FEATURE STORY Dec 02, 2018

Supporting Infrastructure Development in the Palestinian Territories

The Partnership for Infrastructure Multi-Donor Trust Fund is a key instrument for harnessing donor support for infrastructure development in the Palestinian territories

FEATURE STORY Nov 21, 2018

A New Irrigation Canal in Northern Afghanistan Boosts Farmers' Production

Farmers in a village in Balkh Province had poor harvests and low earnings as their irrigation system leaked and wasted precious water.Supported by a grant from the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund, this project aims ...

Report Nov 13, 2018

Road Revamp Opens New Horizons for Afghan Villagers

Until recently, thousands of villagers in a district in Samangan province had poor access to essential services and markets, which affected their incomes and quality of life. Villagers now enjoy quicker access to ...

Policy Research Oct 27, 2018

Livestock and Fish Farming Bring Self-Sufficiency to Rural Afghans

NHLP aims to help target farmers adopt improved production practices, with gradual rollout of farmer-centric agricultural services, systems, and investment support across the country.

Brief Sep 29, 2018

Kabul's Renovated Hospital Improves Quality of Healthcare for Thousands

Extensive renovations and new equipment have improved the delivery of health services at a Kabul city hospital that serves thousands of residents. The hospital is one of 47 health facilities in the capital city under the ...