World Bankís Africa Launches Gender-Based Programs for Economic Development


World Bank Africa kicks off two substantiated-based programs to accelerate its commitment to develop gender-related initiatives and solutions in Africa.

The two programs are the Africa Gender Action Plan and Gender Innovation Lab. In a joint venture, the two programs would connect scientific evidence to direct gender-based lending operations in Africa.

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