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Global Economic Prospects

Adverse effects of COVID-19 could echo long after the worst has passed, according to two chapters of the upcoming GEP report.


Africa Chief Economist Albert Zeufack and Dr. John Nkengasong, Director of the Africa CDC discuss measures to manage the pandemic.

Horn of Africa

秋霞电影网在线观看伦A new report says the Horn of Africa, one of the world’s most challenging regions, also presents a unique opportunity for economic



Hafez Ghanem

秋霞电影网在线观看伦Vice President

Albert G. Zeufack

秋霞电影网在线观看伦Chief Economist

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Coronavirus Sparks Recession

秋霞电影网在线观看伦 The latest economic analysis for the region predicts the pandemic could cost as much as $79 billion in output losses for 2020.

CPIA Africa

Africa’s poorest countries saw little to no progress on average in improving the quality of their policy and institutional frameworks in 2018.

IDA in Africa

With IDA’s help, hundreds of millions of people have escaped poverty—through the creation of jobs, access to clean water, schools, roads, nutrition, electricity, and more.

Africa’s Human Capital Plan

秋霞电影网在线观看伦 Read the World Bank’s plan to support African countries to strengthen the quantity, efficiency and impact of investments in people.

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