Electrifying Gorée Island
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Electrifying Gorée Island

The small island of Gorée, off the coast of mainland Dakar in Senegal, used to…

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Improving Access to Water and Sanitation in Burkina Faso
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Improving Access to Water and Sanitation in Burkina Faso

Water resources are key to Burkina Faso’s development and play an essential role in the…

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New Country Partnership Framework for Benin
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New Country Partnership Framework for Benin

The Republic of Benin is a small country with a large potential for improving the…

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A New Partnership Framework between Mauritania and the World Bank Group
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A New Partnership Framework between Mauritania and the World Bank Group

Between desert and ocean, where Maghreb meets Sub-Saharan Africa, Mauritania is a land of contrasts…

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REDD+ in Burkina Faso – Supporting Climate-smart Development in Communities
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REDD+ in Burkina Faso – Supporting Climate-smart Development in Communities

To address land and forest degradation, integrated land management is necessary to reconcile development and…

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Cleaner, Cheaper and More Reliable Energy in Cameroon
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Cleaner, Cheaper and More Reliable Energy in Cameroon

For many Cameroonians, electricity comes at a high cost. Only half of Cameroon’s population has…

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REDD+ Program in Burkina Faso: Supporting Climate-Smart Development in Communities
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REDD+ Program in Burkina Faso: Supporting Climate-Smart Development in Communities

To address land and forest degradation, integrated land management is necessary to reconcile development and…

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A Better Life for Thousands of Zambian Women and Girls
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A Better Life for Thousands of Zambian Women and Girls

In Zambia, women and girls bear a disproportionate burden of poverty. Yet, when girls get…

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What Role Can the Services Sector Play in Ethiopia’s Economy?
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What Role Can the Services Sector Play in Ethiopia’s Economy?

The latest World Bank Economic Update for Ethiopia identifies key challenges in the country’s economy…

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Meet Constance: Math Teacher and Pig Farmer from Lesotho
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Meet Constance: Math Teacher and Pig Farmer from Lesotho

Constance Senekal, a teacher by profession, initially ventured into pig farming to sustain her family.…

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