PublicationNew Publication: Cabo Verde Blue Bond Note
Cabo Verde recognizes the growth potential of its coastal and marine natural capital.
BlogOpening the Gateway between the Dutch Water Sector and West African Countries
The Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP) and the World Bank signed a Memorandum of Understanding.
BlogEntretien avec Moussa Sall et Céline Damery : des solutions douces pour lutter contre l'érosion côtière au Sénégal
Article sur le Fonds Français pour l'Environnement Mondial (FFEM).
BlogCoronavirus Makes Investing in Climate Adaptation more Urgent than ever
The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the importance of planning for crises before they hit.
NewsYouth Transforming Africa (YTA) Briefing on Coastal Resilience in Partnership with the WACA Program
The World Bank Africa Region is organizing regular roundtables on development topics.
BlogRising Tide: Protecting Vulnerable Coastal Communities in West Africa
By 2100, West Africa is expected to have sea level rise of up to 1.06 m.
BlogWhen Resilience Means Leaving your Home and Making a New One
Along the beach in Mondouku, a group of fishermen have just returned with their catch.
BlogWe Need a Gender-Sensitive Approach to Tackle Plastic Pollution
Women play a central yet largely invisible role in the use and recycling of plastic.
Press ReleaseCall for Innovation Request for Clarification/Q&A Deadline
The Q&A window is now open until June 22, 2020 (11:59pm US Eastern Standard Time).
NewsletterCall for Innovation
The World Bank Group is launching a Call for Innovation under WACA.
BlogWACA Marketplace: States, people and the private sector working together to protect our coasts
Coastal erosion must be fought and African countries must work together.
BlogDealing with Coastal Challenges Requires Big Push by Private Sector
The recent threats to Grand-Bassam, a UNESCO World, have particular resonance for me.
BlogThe Marketplace is open: A new Approach to Mobilizing Infrastructure Finance for Coastal Resilience
For many people living in West Africa, coastal environments are much more than fond memories.
- Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
The first WACA Marketplace will be held on November 18th,19th in Cote d’Ivoire by INVITATION ONLY.
BlogThe inaugural WACA Marketplace took place on November 18 and 19th in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
- Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
The six WACA countries unbundled their coastal multi-sector investment plans into project ideas.