World Bank calls for Africa fund

World Bank calls for Africa fund, a news article, reports that the World Bank has urged developed countries to create a fund to help African economies build the infrastructure they need to keep growing. The World Bank warned that the global economic meltdown was becoming an employment crisis and threatening to turn into a humanitarian crisis. The Bank highlighted the need to fund well-designed, efficient programmes that provide income support to the poorest, such as food-for-work, conditional cash transfers and school feeding programmes


BuaNews Date published: 04/02/2009

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Africa: South Africa

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Community development