An IDA-supported project spanning six countries in the Sahel is expected to benefit more than 2 million pastoralists through increased incomes and better access to markets.
A social safety net program is helping to combat malnutrition and increase incomes in Niger. About 80,000 households are expected to benefit from the program.
IDA support is helping young people in Niger learn new skills to improve their employment prospects. The project will train 11,000 people to find jobs in public works, agriculture and tourism.