Australia, World Bank back FG in mainstreaming gender project
The Australian Government and the World Bank are backing the Federal Government’s move to factor in the unique needs of women and people with special needs in the design of project implementation under the pubic and private partnership (PPP) in the country.
World Bank, progressive govs laud Ekiti State developmental strides
The World Bank has congratulated Ekiti State Government for emerging the best performing state under the National Urban Water Sector Reform Project...
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Global leaders seek urgent action on climate adaptation
A new Global Commission on Adaptation report finds that investing $1.8 trillion globally from 2020 to 2030 in five areas could yield $7.1 trillion in net benefits. Leaders from the Global Commission on Adaptation call on governments and businesses to take urgent action to innovate and advance climate adaptation solutions in light of new research findings.
Nigeria to get fresh $350m World Bank facility for sanitation projects
The Country Director of the World Bank in Nigeria, Rachid Benmessaoud, has said the global lender would spend additional $350 million to support the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) projects of the Federal Ministry of Water Resources.
FG solicits World Bank’s support on medical emergencies
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has solicited the support of the World Bank in establishing an effective medical emergency transportation network in rural communities.
World Bank to resume work at N3.1b Cross River erosion site
Work will soon resume at the N3.1 billion Ikot-Nkebre erosion site in Calabar Municipality, Cross River State, which was abandoned two years ago.
1,320 Bauchi schools to benefit from World Bank’s grants
No fewer than 1,320 schools in five council areas of Bauchi State have been enlisted to benefit from the 2019 school improvement project grants sponsored by the World Bank.
World Bank to expend $62 million on projects in Adamawa
The World Bank, in collaboration with Adamawa government, says plans have been concluded to disburse 62 million dollars on a number of intervention projects in the state.