Creating jobs and economic opportunity in developing countries can be challenging at the best of times, but during COVID-19, is it even possible?

Jobs, economies and COVID-19 in the developing world

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Interview with Woochong Um, ADB Director-General, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department

A moment of great opportunity

The OPEC Fund delegation with the Austrian President at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna.

Austria’s President played host to the OPEC Fund’s Director-General

Audience with the President

OPEC Fund Director-General Dr Abdulhamid Alkhalifa (right) and TDB President and Chief Executive Admassu Tadesse signed a cooperation agreement to strengthen private sector development across Africa.

New cooperation agreement strengthens private sector development across the continent

Focus on Africa

The OPEC Fund is helping build the future of water supply in Argentina

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Country's largest international donor in water and sanitation sector

OPEC Fund in the Maldives

Funding sustainable development worldwide

Bilateral and multilateral action from the OPEC Fund in the face of an unprecedented global challenge

COVID-19: A fast and flexible response

The winning team, Harf from Yemen, focused on the importance of education which, they explained, can lead to children becoming child workers or soldiers. Harf calls for changes to enable Yemen to move toward a brighter future.

Over 20 teams from 14 Arab countries were selected for the Visualize2030 competition in Lebanon. One team emerged victorious...

Highlighting inequality through data

OPEC Fund 2019 Annual Report

On a recent high-level mission to the country, the OPEC Fund delegation signs loan agreement and visits project sites

Vietnam Turnaround

Building rural roads in Nicaragua

Photo: Carlos Opitz / OPEC Fund

Development projects provide major boost to the Central American country’s transport network

Better roads for Belize

OPEC Fund dedicates US$390 million in new funds for global development

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A major port infrastructure project in Togo is driving regional competitiveness and economic growth

Deep water development