Makhtar Diop

Type: Person
Name: Makhtar Diop
Title: Country Director (Kenya Somalia Eritrea) World Bank (Kenya)
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

World Business Quick Take

AUTOMAKERSNissan profit beats forecastsNissan Motor Co yesterday reported profit that beat analysts’ estimate as deliveries rose in China and the US, its two biggest markets. Net income rose 37 percent to ¥112.1 billion (US$1.1 billion) in the April-June ... [Published Taipei Times Online - 8 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

World Bank To Boost Agriculture Sector And Electricity Access

By staff WriterWorld Bank has pledged a $100 million donation to boost Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) agriculture sector and another $100 million for micro-dams to promote rural electricity access and narrow power shortage, said Makhtar Diop on ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Boko Haram Stalls African Aid Projects

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON — Threats and killings by Islamist militants are jeopardizing World Bank-funded agriculture, health and water projects in parts of Cameroon, Nigeria and Chad, a bank official says. Makhtar Diop, a vice president for the financial institution, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

World Bank: Boko Haram Stalls African Aid Projects

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON —Threats and killings by Islamist militants are jeopardizing World Bank-funded agriculture, health and water projects in parts of Cameroon, Nigeria and Chad, a bank official says.Makhtar Diop, a vice president for the financial institution, ... [Published VOA News - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

World Bank VP expected Thursday in DR Congo

Copyright : APAThe World Bank Vice-President for the Africa Region, Makhtar Diop, will pay an official visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) from July 24 to 28, 2014, sources close to the institution disclosed Wednesday.Mr. Diop will hold discussions ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 4 reports

W/Bank Vice-President for Africa expected in Cameroon today

Copyright : APAThe World Bank vice president for Africa, Makhtar Diop, is expected in Cameroon on Monday for five-day working visit, an official source has told APA.During his visit, Mr. Diop will hold a series of talks with government officials and business ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

World Bank funds regional SGBV project

DR Congo, Rwanda and Burundi are key beneficiaries of a $107 million World Bank grant to support integrated health and counselling services, legal aid, and economic opportunities to survivors of sexual and gender based violence (SGBV). DR Congo will receive ... [Published East African - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

New partnership to support 10,000 new PhDs in Africa

A high-level forum hosted by the Senegalese government in collaboration with the World Bank has recommended training 10,000 new PhD holders in applied sciences, engineering and technology in the next 10 years, in a bid to boost Africa’s capacity for socio-economic ... [Published University World News - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

Science And Technology to Boost Agricultural Productivity

Most experts agree that priming Sub-Saharan Africa's farm economy - which typically accounts for between 30 to 40% of gross domestic product and 65 to 70% of the labor force - is vital for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity on the continen ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

United States : Mobilizing Researchers to End Poverty in Africa

Over the past 15 years, GDP growth in Africa has been higher than in the rest of the developing world, excluding China . Good news. But despite this tremendous economic growth, poverty reduction in Africa was less impressive, with nearly half of the population ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 4 reports

World Bank Supports Sub-Saharan Africa's Development With U.S.$15.3 Billion in 2014

at 08:08 AM EDT The World Bank Group's support to sub-Saharan Africa's development in 2014 fiscal year was about $15.3 billion. This was disclosed by its Vice President for the Africa Region, Makhtar Diop, on Tuesday.... ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

WB to increase funding to sub-Saharan Africa

The World Bank (WB) said Tuesday it will increase funding for development projects in Sub-Saharan Africa through loans, grants and technical expertise.WB Vice President for the Africa Region Makhtar Diop said the continent is making major progress, noting ... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 08 2014]

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"i am pleased that this program is well-aligned with the objectives of caadp to increase agricultural productivity and improve nutrition, both of which are key to building africa's human capital" said Makhtar Diop, World Bank Vice President for the Africa Region
"we applaud the improved policies and prudent fiscal decisions many governments have made, and we will continue to provide financing through loans, grants, and technical expertise, and to mobilize our unique convening power to leverage the resources of other development partners" Diop said in a statement issued in Nairobi
...governments as they tackle persistently high levels of mothers who perish in childbirth," said Makhtar Diop, World Bank Vice President for Africa. "this new project is part of our world bank group’s great lakes regional initiative for peace, security and economic development; and through it, we will work relentlessly to improve the lives of women and girls whose personal safety, health, and futures have been tragically compromised."

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World Business Quick Take [Published Taipei Times Online - 8 hours ago]
World Bank To Boost Agriculture Sector And Elec... [Published DailyMe.Com - 17 hours ago]
Africa update - July 24, 2014 [Published Lexology - Jul 28 2014]
Boko Haram Stalls African Aid Projects [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 24 2014]
World Bank: Boko Haram Stalls African Aid Projects [Published VOA News - Jul 24 2014]
World Bank VP expected Thursday in DR Congo [Published StarAfrica.com - Jul 23 2014]
W/Bank Vice-President for Africa expected in Ca... [Published StarAfrica.com - Jul 21 2014]
World Bank Vice President Visits Cameroon [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 21 2014]
World Bank Vice President for the Africa Region... [Published TVNewsCheck - Jul 21 2014]
World Bank Vice President for the Africa Region... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 21 2014]
World Bank funds regional SGBV project [Published East African - Jul 20 2014]
Ethiopia: Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 14 2014]
New partnership to support 10,000 new PhDs in A... [Published University World News - Jul 11 2014]
Science And Technology to Boost Agricultural Pr... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 11 2014]
World Bank to encourage technical expertise in SSA [Published CNBC Africa - Jul 11 2014]
Kenya hailed for agricultural development 3 min... [Published News24 - Jul 11 2014]
Africa update - July 10, 2014 [Published Lexology - Jul 11 2014]
Ghanaian Student In Amsterdam Wins 2014 Erasmus... [Published Modern Ghana - Jul 10 2014]
United States : Mobilizing Researchers to End P... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 10 2014]
World Bank Supports Sub-Saharan Africa's Develo... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Jul 09 2014]
World Bank lends Africa a record $15bn in fisca... [Published Africa Review - Jul 09 2014]
World Bank Supports Sub-Saharan Africa's Develo... [Published Individual.com - Jul 09 2014]
World Bank Supports Sub-Saharan Africa's Develo... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 09 2014]
WB to increase funding to sub-Saharan Africa [Published China.org.cn - Jul 08 2014]
World: Forty Years Later: The Extraordinary Riv... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 06 2014]
The Fight against Desertification is Working [Published World Bank - Jul 04 2014]
Mobilizing Researchers to End Poverty in Africa [Published World Bank - Jul 04 2014]
African farmers seeking new jobs? [Published Ghana News Agency - Jul 02 2014]
Namibia: Schoemann Striving Towards Empowering ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 02 2014]
World Bank To Help Survivors of Sexual, Gender-... [Published Spy Ghana - Jun 27 2014]
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Ethiopia: Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 14 2014]
Source: World BankCountry: Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania STORY HIGHLIGHTS Across Sub-Saharan Africa, the agriculture sector is under-performing Four east African countries – Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda – are collaborating ...
World: Forty Years Later: The Extraordinary Riv... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 06 2014]
Source: World BankCountry: World July 3, 2014 Watch the video STORY HIGHLIGHTS A 40-year partnership between the WHO, the World Bank, African governments, pharmaceutical firms and over 30 development partners protects 100 million people a year from ...
Democratic Republic of the Congo: New World Ban... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 27 2014]
Source: World BankCountry: Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014—The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors has approved US$107 million in financial grants to the countries of Burundi, the Democratic Republic ...
Madagascar: World Bank Vice President for Afric... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 20 2014]
Source: World BankCountry: Madagascar ANTANANARIVO, May 19, 2014 – The World Bank Vice President for the Africa Region, Mr. Makhtar Diop, paid a four-day historic visit (May 16-19) to the island nation of Madagascar; a first by a Regional Vice-President ...
World: World Bank to Finance 19 Centers of Exce... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 23 2014]
Source: World BankCountry: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo, World WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 – The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved US$150 million to finance 19 university-based Centers of Excellence ...
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