World Bank Approves $250 Million to Boost Long-Term Growth

The World Bank Board of Directors today approved a total amount of $250 million in International Development Association (IDA)* credit and grant to help Niger develop its human capital and to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19.

The Second Laying the Foundation for Inclusive Development Policy Financing (DPF) is the last operation in a programmatic series aimed at reducing gender gaps and providing cash transfers to households that are mostly affected by COVID-19. The program will also help expand access to electricity and potable water, improve debt management and transparency, and reduce fiscal risks.

Funding agencies: World Bank

Countries: Niger

Published: 2020-08-12

Sectors: Services