The Mount Nimba nature reserve has been listed as a World Heritage site since 1981 but classified as "in danger" since 1992, in part due to the threat of iron-ore mining.
World Bank’s pandemic bond instrument scrapped after high visibility Covid-19 failure
As Nigeria enters a deepening economic recession, a $750 million World Bank programme for results (P4R) loan has resulted in increased electricity tariff rates for most Nigerians.
Notes from the virtual Civil Society Policy Forum at the 2020 World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings 5 October session on the World Bank's 'Maximizing Finance for Development' and the Covid-19 response.
Notes from the virtual Civil Society Policy Forum 28 September Session at the IMF and World Bank 2020 Annual Meetings on Covid-19 and debt.
The international financial system’s reliance upon credit ratings – usually based on dubious premises – needs urgent rethinking.
Early evidence suggests IMF programmes are maintaining long-term fiscal consolidation targets, while World Bank further continues Maximizing Finance for Development narrative amidst Covid-19 crisis.
The Bank’s new Africa energy strategy offers it an important chance to mainstream achieving SDG7 into its energy lending on the continent.
Analysis of the G24 communiqué released on 14 April.
World Bank board approves Tanzania education loan amid pregnant schoolgirls re-admission ban.
Ghana left with $250 million bill for unused gas in 2019 primarily due to ‘take or pay’ clause in Bank-supported PPP contract.
New IMF working paper establishes macro-criticality of unpaid care work but remains blind to Fund’s negative policy impacts on women and girls.