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When people can participate in government decision-making processes and know their voices are heard, citizens’ trust in public institutions grows.
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What will it take to solve our biggest development challenges – like unemployment, gaps, gender inequality & ?  Economists & experts in 6 regions weigh in July 24-25 in our first 24-hour . Get the details: 
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World Bank Africa 18h
: Our latest economic update emphasizes the importance of spending more public money on and improving human capital. Learn more:
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According to our health expert, community involvement is key to eradicating . Read his blog:
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World Bank Africa Jul 18
Our latest economic analysis says can reach universal financial access across regions and key demographics using innovative technology. Details here:
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World Bank Africa Jul 17
economic growth < population growth in for the 4th consecutive year? What does this mean for the region? Tune in July 24-25 as economists & experts weigh in during our 24-hour : 
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World Bank Health Jul 17
The declaration that the Ebola outbreak in is a PHEIC is a clarion call for the world to pull out all stops to end this deadly outbreak. remains committed to doing everything we can to support the govt & people of DRC. -, Global Health Director
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World Bank Africa Jul 17
A billion people have no proof of . Half are children. Meet Kudrak from . With his ID he played cricket in London, home of the and first
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World Bank Africa Jul 17
Electricity access makes communities safer. It powers schools and clinics. But in Sub-Saharan , millions still live in darkness. Read our NEW REPORT to see how we can change that:
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World Bank Africa Jul 17
In , 17,000 young school dropouts have successfully started a business with the help of a grant and training.
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World Bank Africa Jul 17
At least 19,000 mini grids are already installed in 134 countries, providing electricity to around 47 million people. Find out more:
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World Bank Africa Jul 16
[PODCAST] In , 600 million people still live without . Can off-grid be the answer? Listen talks solutions with our experts Mike Toman and Moussa Blimpo.
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World Bank Africa Jul 16
In , 27% of children below the age of 5 are stunted. Here’s why it's important for leaders to :
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David Malpass Jul 14
I will be speaking at the Bretton Woods conference on the steps needed to improve business climates, increase investment and competition. My essay to mark 75 years of innovation for progress & shared prosperity:
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World Bank Africa Jul 15
DYK? Air, water and waste cost about US$$1.4 billion to 🇧🇯, 🇨🇮, 🇸🇳 & 🇹🇬 in 2017. Read more:
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World Bank Africa Jul 15
suffers from 20% of the world’s road traffic deaths, but only has 2.3% of the world’s vehicles. STOP! To speak up for and advocate for change through the Storytelling Contest ▶️
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World Bank Africa Jul 15
To after major disasters like , reconstruction efforts MUST BE: 🌏🌍Country-owned 🙋🏾‍♀️🙋🏽‍♂️Community-driven 🛠️🏘️Balanced between immediate rebuilding versus long-term planning Read a blog by 👉
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World Bank Africa Jul 14
communities along ’s coast are losing over $3.8 billion a year to pollution, flooding, and erosion. A new project helps protect this fragile environment—and the livelihoods of people who depend on it:
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World Bank Africa Jul 14
Sandrine Bwiza () is one of the winners of . What are her ideas for preparing youth for the ?
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World Bank Africa Jul 14
The 💚of the is full of dense rainforests, globally important biodiversity & forest-dependent people. works with national governments to plan land use in a way that keeps it beating:
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