For most of the Nigerian poor, growth is just an irony.
Ethiopia achieved a 10% economic growth over the past decade and a 33% reduction in poverty headcount.
There are an estimated 450 milllion smallholder farming households in the world, representing more than 2 billion people.
That Kakamega is the poorest County both in relative and absolute terms doesn’t surprise me at all.
Socio-Economic Atlas of Kenya estimates that Kakamega is the poorest county in Kenya.
During this week in Washington D.C., United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) is hosting its annual conference.
The World Bank made a commitment to support the continuation of its Social Safety Net (SSN) program in Djibouti.
The World Bank has pledged $1.8 billion to countries in the Horn Africa to invest in social safety net and infrastructure.
World Bank hosted a flagship seminar on Making Everyone Count: Identification for Development.
Six distinguished panelists discuss food security and climate change at the World Bank annual meeting.