Washington DC, Wednesday The World Bank Group has appointed Nathan Belete as the new Country Director for Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
Mr Belete is an Ethiopian national and a development professional with over 25 years of work experience across Africa, East Asia, and South Asia.
He was previously the World Bank’s Country Director for Cabo Verde, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania, and Senegal, based in Dakar.
Mr Belete will be based in Dar es Salaam from where he will oversee a portfolio of about 12.5 billion US dollars in total commitments for the four countries. This support covers priority areas of human capital, agriculture, infrastructure, private sector development, climate, and gender, among others.