Since 2012, more than 500 villages have been connected with all-weather roads and more than 5 million people have gained access to electricity, water, rehabilitated schools and health centers.
Across 10 countries in Francophone Africa, an assessment finds that 71% of children in second grade do not achieve a sufficient level of competency in French language skills. The IDA-supported assessment tool helps countries diagnose problems in their education systems.
An IDA-supported agricultural project has benefited more than 6.1 million farmers and producers across West Africa—45% of whom are women. The project is estimated to have increased food production by more than 3 million tons.