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MTDFThe Middle East and North Africa Multi-Donor Trust Fund 
The MDTF provides donor funding to support countries in the region that are currently undergoing historic transition and reform. More 

EventQatar, World Bank Extend Cooperation to Further Reduce Emissions from Gas Flaring 
As it ramps up production of oil and gas, the Government of Qatar has also been proactive in reducing gas flaring. More 

AccountabilitySupporting Social Accountability: Lessons learned from political and economic transitions 
This report draws lessons from countries that have undergone successful democratic transitions with examples from Turkey, Indonesia and the Philippines. It highlights the role of social accountability in improving the work of government, namely delivering public services.
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Solar Power

Green growth under the desert sun: Solar energy from the Middle East & North Africa Everyone is watching as Morocco turns its solar potential into economic opportunity for its citizens. Other countries could move fast with solar energy if Morocco succeeds. A new blog by Jonathan Walters, Director for Regional Strategy and Programs in the MENA region of the World Bank. Blog

AWIArab World Initiative Website 
The Arab World Initiative is a World Bank Group partnership with the countries of the Arab world designed to foster effective cooperation and collaboration in the interests of economic integration and knowledge sharing. More

MDGsMillennium Development Goals 
The region made notable strides in improving the health, education, and standard of living of its people but countries face a number of challenges.


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Arab World Briefs 
Governance News and Notes
Horizons - Lebanon, Jordan, Syria & Iraq
Mediterranean Integration
Yemen Economic Update
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Economic Prospects 2011
Migration & Remittances
Doing Business
Economic and Development Prospects
Economic Integration
Bridging the Gap for Women
Development Assistance from Arab Countries 

Rehabilitating Medinas

Catalog l E-books 



Q&A with Yasmina Khadra on Facebook

P2C Workshop: From Privilege to Competition - Fostering Innovation and Competitiveness in MENA 


Apr 01, 2013World Bank Core Course on Pensions 2013
Mar 18, 2013World Bank Disability & Development Core Course 2013

What's New

Feb 08, 2013Understanding the Skills of Lao Workers to Prepare Them for the Future (Feature Story)
Feb 06, 2013Developing Countries Face Higher Trade Costs (Press Release)
Feb 06, 2013Toward a Greener Future: Conservation Success Stories from Africa (Feature Story)

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