ICT

IFC Sustainability Resource Brochure 2013

Report - 2013

A One-Stop Reference for Key IFC Sustainability Publications, Tools, Learning Programs and More. This brochure highlights sustainability resources and links to documents, learning programs and tools produced or co-produced by the...


The African Infrastructure Development Index

Report - 2013

Infrastructure development is a key driver for progress across the African continent and a critical enabler for productivity and sustainable economic growth. it contributes significantly to human development, poverty reduction and the attainment of...


State of Infrastructure in East Africa

Report - 2013

This report provides an update of infrastructure situation in East Africa and covers infrastructure indicators in energy, water, transport and ICT


The Little Data Book on Information and Communication Technology

Report - 2013

This documents presents recent global data on several information and communication technology (ICT) indicators.


African Development Indicators-2011

Research - 2011

This year’s Africa Development Indicators, which covers some 1,700 macroeconomic, sectoral, and human development indicators dating to the 1960s, comes at a critical time for Sub-Saharan Africa’s 48 countries and 841 million...


The Little Data Book on Africa

Research - 2011

The Little Data Book on Africa 2011 is a pocket edition of Africa Development Indicators 2011. It contains some 115 key indicators on economics, human development, governance, and partnership and is intended as a...


Infrastructure for Economic Development and Poverty Reduction

Report - 2011

This report evaluates the role of infrastructure in promoting economic growth and poverty reduction in Africa


Africa’s Future and the World Bank’s Support to It

Report - 2011

The renewed regional strategy was developed through widespread consultations. It sets World Bank directions in support of Africa’s transformation and provides the framework in which to embed country strategies. The strategy builds on lessons...


Partnering for Africa's regional integration - progress report on the regional integration assistance strategy for Sub-Saharan Africa

Report - 2011

This Progress Report comes in the wake of our new Africa Strategy, which has been prepared at a time of strong economic growth and rapid post crisis rebound that has given rise to a new optimism. In this new context, African...


How do cellphones benefit vulnerable people? Lessons from farming cooperatives in Lesotho

Report - 2009

As part of its remit to build evidence on innovative approaches to develop better, more dynamic ways of tackling both acute hunger and chronic, predictable vulnerability, the Regional Hunger and Vulnerability Programme undertook a pilot project to see how vulnerable people benefit from cellphones.