Doing It Africa’s Way

Working together and with outside support, Africans can and will address their own challenges—in their own ways—for lasting results. That, in essence, was the message 22 of the continent’s leaders delivered to World Bank President James Wolfensohn and IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler on an unprecedented joint visit to Africa in late February. The week-long […]

Fighting Hunger And Malnutrition Through Children

October 16, 2001—An international coalition of partners, including the World Bank, today launch a global education campaign—Feeding Minds, Fighting Hunger—to mark World Food Day. The initiative is to encourage children and youth to get actively involved in creating a world free from hunger and malnutrition. A global teach-in, including officials from the United Nations and […]