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11 Jun 2018 description
report World Bank

LES POINTS MARQUANTS

  • Avec un taux de croissance démographique parmi les plus élevés du monde et un faible indice de développement humain, la région du lac Tchad a impérativement besoin de projets de développement pour améliorer l’accès à l’eau afin de faire fonctionner les secteurs de l’agriculture, de l’énergie, de la santé, de l’assainissement et l’industrie.

11 May 2018 description

SAHEL WOMEN’ EMPOWERMENT AND DIVIDEND DEMOGRAPHIC (SWEDD)

INTRODUCTION

The “Sahel Women’s Empowerment and Demographic Dividend (SWEDD)” regional project is a regional initiative that aims to accelerate the demographic transition in order to create the conditions for a demographic dividend that promotes growth and the reduction of gender inequalities between men and women in the Sahel region.

07 May 2018 description
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WASHINGTON, April 30, 2018 –The World Bank approved a $41 million grant to the Government of Chad from the International Development Association (IDA)* to promote the adoption of technological innovations in the agricultural sector, sustainably boost productivity, and enhance climate resilience in targeted areas.

07 May 2018 description
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WASHINGTON, le 30 avril 2018 – La Banque mondiale a approuvé un don de 41 millions de dollars, de l’Association internationale de développement (IDA*), au profit du gouvernement tchadien, afin de promouvoir le recours à l’innovation technologique dans le secteur agricole, pour augmenter durablement la productivité et assurer la résilience face au changement climatique dans les zones ciblées.

09 Apr 2018 description
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This study, based on analyses of current and projected ways to mitigate drought impacts in drylands, quantifies the potential for strengthening crop- and livestock-based livelihoods, identifies promising interventions, quantifies their likely costs and benefits, and describes the policy trade-offs that will need to be addressed when drylands development strategies are devised. This study was designed to contribute to the ongoing dialogue about measures to reduce the vulnerability and enhance the resilience of populations living in drylands.

07 Mar 2018 description
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Investment surpasses April 2016 commitment three years ahead of schedule

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2018 – The World Bank Group (WBG) has invested US$3.2 billion over the past two years in education projects benefiting adolescent girls, surpassing its April 2016 commitment to invest US$2.5 billion over five years, the organization announced today on the eve of International Women’s Day.

23 Feb 2018 description
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BRUSSELS, 23 February 2018 – During the International High-Level Conference on the Sahel, the founding members of the Sahel Alliance – France, Germany, the EU, the World Bank, the African Development Bank and UNDP –, joined by Italy, Spain and the UK, officially launched the Sahel Alliance, by announcing the implementation of over 500 projects between 2018 and 2022.

05 Dec 2017 description
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Story Highlights
- Uganda is eligible for additional financing for public services to refugees and the communities that host them.
- A $50 million credit is aimed at improving their basic social services, economic opportunities, and environmental management.
- Other countries that collectively host 60% of the total number of the 4.1 million refugees living in IDA countries have also been found eligible.

30 Nov 2017 description
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With fewer than 10 percent of children with disabilities in Africa attending school, the World Bank and USAID have created a new $3 million Disability-Inclusive Education in Africa Program Trust Fund to increase access for these children to primary school and to design and implement inclusive education programs across the region.

30 Nov 2017 description
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The Refugee Situation in the Sahel: An Unprecedented Crisis

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Sahel region is grappling with unprecedented levels of forced displacement, the scale and complexity of which often leave host countries vulnerable.

  • IDA18, the most recent International Development Association window, proposes a new, comprehensive, development-oriented approach to tackle this crisis and complement humanitarian responses.

16 Nov 2017 description
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The World Bank is moving ahead to support low-income countries hosting large numbers of refugees. Under the 18th replenishment of the International Development Association (IDA18) – the Bank’s fund for the poorest countries – a $2 billion financing window is now available to help manage these crises with longer term solutions, which will benefit both refugees and host communities. Eight countries in Africa, South Asia, the Middle East and North Africa regions have been found eligible for assistance so far, and discussions are underway with several other countries for potential support.

10 Sep 2017 description
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PARIS, le 08 septembre 2017 – Le Groupe de la Banque mondiale s’est engagé à débloquer 1,1 milliard de dollars, soit près de 600 milliards de Francs CFA, au cours des trois prochaines années, pour aider le Tchad à mettre en œuvre son Plan National de Développement (PND). Cette enveloppe comprend un appui de 1 milliard de dollars de l’Association Internationale de Développement (IDA), le fonds de la Banque mondiale pour les pays les plus pauvres, et 100 millions de dollars de la Société Financière Internationale (IFC), filiale dédiée au secteur privé.

08 Jul 2017 description
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Story Highlights
- African countries are taking the initiative introducing progressive policies that enable refugees to become self-reliant, while supporting host communities.
- Building resilience and fostering social inclusion are two ways African governments are approaching refugee management differently.
- The World Bank is strengthening collaboration with UNHCR and other partners to promote lasting solutions to forced displacement with new resources available under IDA18.

08 Jun 2017 description
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LES POINTS MARQUANTS

  • Les pays africains montrent l’exemple en introduisant des politiques qui veillent à rendre les réfugiés autonomes et, parallèlement, à aider les communautés d’accueil.

  • Cette nouvelle approche de la gestion des réfugiés adoptée par les gouvernements africains s’articule autour de la résilience et de l’inclusion sociale.

20 Mar 2017 description
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17 mars 2017

LES POINTS MARQUANTS

  • Avec 369 000 réfugiés en 2016, le Tchad est le troisième pays d’accueil en Afrique subsaharienne.

  • Une mission conjointe de la Banque mondiale, du HCR, et de l’ONU s’est rendue sur place pour définir ses prochaines interventions.

  • Avec 20% de problèmes humanitaires et 70% de problèmes de développement, il s’agit d’aider aussi bien les réfugiés que les populations d’accueil.

20 Mar 2017 description
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March 17, 2017

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Chad hosted the third largest number of refugees in sub-Saharan Africa with 369,000 refugees in 2016.

  • A joint mission comprising the World Bank, the UNHCR, and the UN visited Chad to identify its future interventions.

  • Interventions will aim to provide assistance to not only the refugee population, but also the host communities.

13 Oct 2016 description
report World Bank, GFDRR

Foreword

As we write this, Africa is suffering from the strongest El Niño it has faced in decades, causing major floods and droughts throughout Africa, leading to rising economic losses and major impacts on the lives and livelihoods of millions across the continent. Countries across the continent are declaring states of emergency, and are calling on the international community for support.

02 Sep 2016 description
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WASHINGTON, September 1, 2016 – The World Bank’s Board of Directors today approved a $10 million grant to help Chad develop and implement a national safety nets system aimed at providing direct assistance to 15,000 poor and vulnerable households in Chad’s rural and urban areas. Households in the northern region of Logone Occidental, the Sahelian region of Bahr-El-Gazel, and the urban and periurban neighborhoods of N’Djamena will be targeted in particular. These safety nets will help reduce poverty through cash transfers and job creation in public works programs.

02 Sep 2016 description
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WASHINGTON, le 1er Septembre 2016 – Le Conseil des administrateurs de la Banque mondiale a approuvé aujourd'hui un don de 10 millions de dollars américains pour aider le Tchad à développer et mettre en place un système national de filets sociaux destiné à aider directement 15 000 ménages pauvres et vulnérables des zones rurales et urbaines du Tchad. En particulier ceux vivant dans la région septentrionale du Logone Occidental, dans la région sahélienne de Bahr-El-Gazel et dans les quartiers urbains et périurbains de N’Djamena.

25 Jun 2016 description
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Les Points Marquants

  • Des représentants de cinq pays du Sahel se sont rendus au Bangladesh pour tirer des enseignements de la réussite de la politique démographique et des services de santé reproductive dans ce pays.

  • Cette réunion d’échanges Sud-Sud visait à relever des défis multisectoriels selon une approche pluraliste.

  • Les pays du Sahel projettent d’adapter les enseignements tirés de l’expérience du Bangladesh à leurs propres pays.