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Fortune
Turkey's Political Turmoil Is Bad News for Investorsresult in a scenario of more volatile, and slower, growth.” GDP growth is set
Turkey's Political Turmoil Is Bad News for Investors
Fortune / Posted 21 minutes ago
result in a scenario of more volatile, and slower, growth.” GDP growth is set to cool to 3.5% this year from 4% in 2015, the World Bank said last week, well below peaks of near double digits seen after the AKP first came to power in 2002. A sharp... Read more
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The Star
Turkey's political turmoil casts a pall on reforms and investor confidencea scenario of more volatile, and slower, growth." GDP growth is set to cool to
Turkey's political turmoil casts a pall on reforms and investor confidence
The Star / Posted 26 minutes ago
a scenario of more volatile, and slower, growth." GDP growth is set to cool to 3.5 percent this year from 4.0 pct in 2015, the World Bank said last week, well below peaks of near double digits seen after the AKP first came to power in 2002. A sharp... Read more
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New Kerala
Lok Sabha nod for insolvency and bankruptcy code - newkerala.com #59511legislation. Officials and experts say the passing of the legislation before M
Lok Sabha nod for insolvency and bankruptcy code - newkerala.com #59511
New Kerala / Posted an hour ago
legislation. Officials and experts say the passing of the legislation before May 31 can help India improve its rankings in the World Bank's "ease of doing business index". At present on the parameter of resolving insolvency, India is ranked 136... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Can Aid Reform End Repeated Hunger Emergencies?seeds and expert advice produced sharp increases in yields, benefiting the 92 p
Can Aid Reform End Repeated Hunger Emergencies?
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
seeds and expert advice produced sharp increases in yields, benefiting the 92 percent of Ethiopians who, according to the World Bank, own land. As Ethiopia's population has doubled since the early 1990s, many people's farms are often only... Read more
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The Financial Express
Lok Sabha passes bankruptcy bill; seeks to recover $120 billion in bad loans“transformational” and would help India improve its 130th ranking in a World Ba
Lok Sabha passes bankruptcy bill; seeks to recover $120 billion in bad loans
The Financial Express / Posted 2 hours ago
“transformational” and would help India improve its 130th ranking in a World Bank survey on the ease of doing business. The World Bank estimates that winding up an ailing company in India typically takes four years, or twice as long as in China,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Lok Sabha backs bankruptcy code, key to debt cleanup"transformational" and would help India improve its 130th ranking in a World Ba
Lok Sabha backs bankruptcy code, key to debt cleanup
Business Standard India / Posted 2 hours ago
"transformational" and would help India improve its 130th ranking in a World Bank survey on the ease of doing business. The World Bank estimates that winding up an ailing company in India typically takes four years, or twice as long as in China,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mbeki Ramps Up War Against Bleeding of Africapresident is upbeat about progress made in enlisting the support of internation
Mbeki Ramps Up War Against Bleeding of Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
president is upbeat about progress made in enlisting the support of international institutions such as the United Nations, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and so... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mozambican Public Debt Now 11.64 Billion Dollarsbeen shared in good time with the Mozambican people and with the international
Mozambican Public Debt Now 11.64 Billion Dollars
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
been shared in good time with the Mozambican people and with the international cooperation partners, including the IMF and the World Bank". But "the sensitive moment, characterised by instability, together with the transition from the previous... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenyans Twice As Wealthy As Ugandans, Says World Bankto the latest World Bank Development Indicators that also states The detailed
Kenyans Twice As Wealthy As Ugandans, Says World Bank
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
to the latest World Bank Development Indicators that also states The detailed statistical report produced annually by the World Bank puts Kenya's per capita at $1,290 against $670 for Ugandans, $ 920 for Tanzanians and $700 for Rwandans. Per... Read more
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The Economic Times
Lok Sabha approves Bankruptcy Bill, will help India improve its ease of doing business ranking"transformational" and would help India improve its 130th ranking in a World Ba
Lok Sabha approves Bankruptcy Bill, will help India improve its ease of doing business ranking
The Economic Times / Posted 3 hours ago
"transformational" and would help India improve its 130th ranking in a World Bank survey on the ease of doing business. The World Bank estimates that winding up an ailing company in India typically takes four years, or twice as long as in China,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Africa's Great Green Wall could halt youth migration, extremism - expertsof funding from signatories to the U.N. climate deal agreed in Paris last year,
Africa's Great Green Wall could halt youth migration, extremism - experts
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 hours ago
of funding from signatories to the U.N. climate deal agreed in Paris last year, and has received pledges from France and the World Bank. Critics of the project say it is a top-down approach to development, dependant on external funding and... Read more
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The Star
Africa's Great Green Wall could halt youth migration, extremism - expertsof funding from signatories to the U.N. climate deal agreed in Paris last year,
Africa's Great Green Wall could halt youth migration, extremism - experts
The Star / Posted 3 hours ago
of funding from signatories to the U.N. climate deal agreed in Paris last year, and has received pledges from France and the World Bank. Critics of the project say it is a top-down approach to development, dependant on external funding and... Read more
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Business Standard India
New Development Bank inks deal with ICICI Bank for business partnershipthe first multi-lateral funding agency that is looking at tapping the rupee-den
New Development Bank inks deal with ICICI Bank for business partnership
Business Standard India / Posted 3 hours ago
the first multi-lateral funding agency that is looking at tapping the rupee-denominated bond market. Recently, IFC, part of the World Bank group also raised about Rs 180 crore by issuing rupee-denominated 'Maharaja' bonds. Apart from this, the two... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Britain Suspends Financial Aid to Mozambiquemain donors of direct budget support. The DFID statement added "there is no ev
Britain Suspends Financial Aid to Mozambique
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
main donors of direct budget support. The DFID statement added "there is no evidence to date that there has been any misuse of UK funds". The British suspension of aid follows a report from the World Bank that it too is suspending budget su... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Finance Minister Replies EzekwesiliThe Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, on Thursday reacted to remarks by former
Finance Minister Replies Ezekwesili
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, on Thursday reacted to remarks by former vice president of the World Bank, Oby Ezekwesili, that the Muhammadu Buhari administration's "archaic and opaque" economic policies are hurting the poor. Speaking as one... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kapenta Industry Under Threatthe Royal Society of South Africa said in addition, temperatures around Lake Ka
Kapenta Industry Under Threat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
the Royal Society of South Africa said in addition, temperatures around Lake Kariba have been rising in the past 50 years. The World Bank in a report released in November last year said "fishing dependent" countries were at risk because "fishing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Working Towards Poverty Reduction Strategypre-requisites, critical to the country's re-engagement talks with internationa
Govt Working Towards Poverty Reduction Strategy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
pre-requisites, critical to the country's re-engagement talks with international financial institutions (IFIs), among them the World Bank (WB), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the African Development Bank (AfDB). Finance Minister,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Herdsmen and the Killing Field...we must begin to pay attention to the economy/poverty dimension of this crisis
Herdsmen and the Killing Field...
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
we must begin to pay attention to the economy/poverty dimension of this crisis that may have just started. On Tuesday, the World Bank warned that acute water shortage across the sub-region, but particularly in Nigeria, may deepen the clash... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Drought Response Fund Campaigns to Fill U.S.$600 Million GapUN Resident Representative and Humanitarian Coordinator to Ethiopia, Jhon Aylie
Drought Response Fund Campaigns to Fill U.S.$600 Million Gap
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
UN Resident Representative and Humanitarian Coordinator to Ethiopia, Jhon Aylieff, representative and country director of the World Bank and Clementine Nkweta, country representative of the UN High Commission for Refugees. The campaign started... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Preparing for a Post-2020 Nigeriaas one of the top 20 economies of the world. My estimate is that Nigeria's GDP
Preparing for a Post-2020 Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
as one of the top 20 economies of the world. My estimate is that Nigeria's GDP reached $588 billion in 2015, based on the World Bank estimate of $569 billion in 2014 and 3.3% growth rate of 2015. This already makes Nigeria the world's 21st... Read more
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CNBC
A money transfer start-up got $15M from the ‘Amazon of Japan’ to take on a $600B marketto their families in other countries this year, with developing countries recei
A money transfer start-up got $15M from the ‘Amazon of Japan’ to take on a $600B market
CNBC / Posted 7 hours ago
to their families in other countries this year, with developing countries receiving $441 billion of that, according to the World Bank. And more data from the organization shows that outflows from countries such as India, China and Bangladesh... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PAC/PEC Adopts Nas Reportin the country. Responding to all the questions posed to them, the Director Ge
PAC/PEC Adopts Nas Report
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
in the country. Responding to all the questions posed to them, the Director General of NAS, Ousman Badjie, said in 2001 the World Bank supported NAS to implement its programmes. NAS was formally established to be the national coordinator for... Read more
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The Economic Times
PPP is win-win, government cannot deliver universal healthcare on its ownchildren born in India between 2011 and 2015, 48 died on average every year bef
PPP is win-win, government cannot deliver universal healthcare on its own
The Economic Times / Posted 9 hours ago
children born in India between 2011 and 2015, 48 died on average every year before reaching the age of five, according to the World Bank. Equally alarming is the fact that a quarter of the world's neonatal deaths and 15% of maternal deaths happen... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senate, UK Parliament Pledge Collaborationthings we did in the Senate is to look at our existing laws and see how they ar
Senate, UK Parliament Pledge Collaboration
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
things we did in the Senate is to look at our existing laws and see how they are in sync with the ease of doing business. "The World Bank report on ease of doing business does not rate Nigeria very well. So what we have done is to identify those... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Bank Rates Nigeria High On Ease of Doing Businessthe ease of doing business have yielded positive results as the country climbed
World Bank Rates Nigeria High On Ease of Doing Business
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
the ease of doing business have yielded positive results as the country climbed a step higher in the latest ranking by the World Bank. The report released by the World Bank on its website showed that Nigeria moved from 170th position in 2015... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mnangagwa Meets Aussie Envoywork the Zimbabwe Government is doing to reform in the context of the debt clea
Mnangagwa Meets Aussie Envoy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
work the Zimbabwe Government is doing to reform in the context of the debt clearance processes, discussing with the IMF and the World Bank and those reforms around that which will clarify positions for business," she said. "I was happy and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Donors Suspend Budget Supporttotal foreign debt by about 20 per cent. The budget support group, known as th
Donors Suspend Budget Support
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
total foreign debt by about 20 per cent. The budget support group, known as the Programme Aid Partners (PAPs), consists of the World Bank, the African Development Bank (ADB), the European Union, the United Kingdom, Austria, France, Portugal, Spain,... Read more
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Breitbart
Opposing Strategist: Peru Presidential Frontrunner ‘Chinawoman’ Whose ‘Eyes Are Too Wrinkly’for attacks, telling an audience this week that he “had worked al my life and s
Opposing Strategist: Peru Presidential Frontrunner ‘Chinawoman’ Whose ‘Eyes Are Too Wrinkly’
Breitbart / Posted 9 hours ago
for attacks, telling an audience this week that he “had worked al my life and studied with my money, unlike others.” Kuczynski is an Oxford and Princeton graduate who boasts a long career at the World Bank, the son of wealthy European immi... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Growing number of seniors inflating household debtis going to be a burden on the younger generation," said Sutayut Osornprasop, a
Growing number of seniors inflating household debt
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 hours ago
is going to be a burden on the younger generation," said Sutayut Osornprasop, a human-development specialist at the World Bank. An elderly man receives help from a nurse during a physical therapy session at Bangkhae Home Foundation in... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Great Wall of Africa on the cards(R60-billion) of funding from signatories to the UN climate change summit in Pa
Great Wall of Africa on the cards
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 hours ago
(R60-billion) of funding from signatories to the UN climate change summit in Paris. Further pledges have been made by the World Bank and France. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, chairman of the AU Commission, said the wall could become one of the... Read more
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Rappler
Local roads, progress, and 2016 elections: Will voters choose wisely?and significant progress to the extent that certain countries now are seen in t
Local roads, progress, and 2016 elections: Will voters choose wisely?
Rappler / Posted 11 hours ago
and significant progress to the extent that certain countries now are seen in the competitiveness of having done it," the World Bank economist said. He said connectivity of communities to the national highway should be a priority for... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
IMF urges 'bold reforms' as crisis deepensthe Fund said. Zimbabwe has said it expects to clear its $1,8 billion arrears
IMF urges 'bold reforms' as crisis deepens
New Zimbabwe / Posted 12 hours ago
the Fund said. Zimbabwe has said it expects to clear its $1,8 billion arrears with the African Development Bank (AfDB), the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) by June this year and expects fresh funding from the IFIs before the... Read more
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The Financial Express
Arun Jaitley: Bankruptcy code to be taken up for discussion today; just 1 sticking point in GST Billhas already submitted its report on April 28. Enactment of the bankruptcy code
Arun Jaitley: Bankruptcy code to be taken up for discussion today; just 1 sticking point in GST Bill
The Financial Express / Posted 12 hours ago
has already submitted its report on April 28. Enactment of the bankruptcy code is expected to improve India’s position in the World Bank ease of doing business ranking significantly. On GST, the Finance Minister said he had one round of... Read more
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The Washington Times
Bill Nye, Al Gore to attend Climate Action 2016 Summitsecretary of agriculture; Shaun Donovan, director of the Office of Management a
Bill Nye, Al Gore to attend Climate Action 2016 Summit
The Washington Times / Posted 15 hours ago
secretary of agriculture; Shaun Donovan, director of the Office of Management and Budget; Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank Group and District Mayor Muriel Bowser. They are a conscientious bunch. “Significant efforts have been made... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Ageing Thailand takes toll on indebted householdsis going to be a burden on the younger generation," said Sutayut Osornprasop, a
Ageing Thailand takes toll on indebted households
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 hours ago
is going to be a burden on the younger generation," said Sutayut Osornprasop, a human development specialist at the World Bank. Households caring for elderly relatives spend at least 7,620 baht (US$217) on them per month, according to... Read more
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The Star
Ageing Thailand takes toll on indebted householdsis going to be a burden on the younger generation," said Sutayut Osornprasop, a
Ageing Thailand takes toll on indebted households
The Star / Posted 16 hours ago
is going to be a burden on the younger generation," said Sutayut Osornprasop, a human development specialist at the World Bank. Households caring for elderly relatives spend at least 7,620 baht ($217) on them per month, according to the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Simon Bridges: Speech to CANSO Asia Pacific Conferenceto us and Government is providing funding and support for Pacific aviation.Curr
Simon Bridges: Speech to CANSO Asia Pacific Conference
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 17 hours ago
to us and Government is providing funding and support for Pacific aviation.Currently Airways is working with both MFAT and the World Bank funding agencies on a number of initiatives including implementing a satellite communications system, updating... Read more
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The Hindu
From the Archives — dated May 5, 1966of State, Mr. Dean Rusk, to-morrow morning [May 5]. This evening [May 4], Mr. M
From the Archives — dated May 5, 1966
The Hindu / Posted 18 hours ago
of State, Mr. Dean Rusk, to-morrow morning [May 5]. This evening [May 4], Mr. Mehta was due to have another meeting with the World Bank President, Mr. George Woods, possibly their final round of talks and also attend a diplomatic reception at the... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Neoliberal Health Model Comes Home to Roost in the United States—If We Let Itreports. An article published in the May 2016 issue of Monthly Review traces t
Neoliberal Health Model Comes Home to Roost in the United States—If We Let It
CommonDreams.org / Posted 19 hours ago
reports. An article published in the May 2016 issue of Monthly Review traces the origins of Obamacare to policies that the World Bank and other international financial institutions have promoted since the early 1990s. These “neoliberal” health... Read more
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iol.co.za
Liberals targeting BRICS countries: KZN ANCcan never make anyone happy, particularly people who benefited from South Afric
Liberals targeting BRICS countries: KZN ANC
iol.co.za / Posted 19 hours ago
can never make anyone happy, particularly people who benefited from South Africa having to go and borrow money from IMF or the World Bank.” “Now, when you move to BRICS, it means you are then shifting away from those institutions. Therefore, we... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
What are you made of, Dr Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku?or even inflation. To the uninitiated, the “Development” in his doctorate, cou
What are you made of, Dr Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku?
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 22 hours ago
or even inflation. To the uninitiated, the “Development” in his doctorate, coupled with his previous work experience in the World Bank, the African Development Bank, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the Canadian... Read more
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OregonLive.com
The Middle East needs a new order: David Ignatiusand prosperity after the war. By the end of that year, detailed planning had be
The Middle East needs a new order: David Ignatius
OregonLive.com / Posted 22 hours ago
and prosperity after the war. By the end of that year, detailed planning had begun for the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the United Nations. Here's a challenge for the rest of President Obama's term and the first months in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Genuine Case to 53rd National Legislature On Behalf of Liberian Studentsand financial aid from foreign and local entities. It is time for UL to create
Genuine Case to 53rd National Legislature On Behalf of Liberian Students
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
and financial aid from foreign and local entities. It is time for UL to create a productive relationship/partnership with the World Bank, the United Nations, USAID, IMF, Bill Gates Foundation, African Development Bank, European Union, African... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'No Threat Printing New Bank Notes' - Finance Minister DesignatePlanning, and numerous engagements with Liberia's development partners especial
'No Threat Printing New Bank Notes' - Finance Minister Designate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
Planning, and numerous engagements with Liberia's development partners especially the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the African Development Bank and the ECOWAS Commission. He promised to continue to work in the area of... Read more
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Business Insider
The World Bank just issued a warning that will rattle global economiesacross large swaths of the globe could shrink dramatically by 2050 as freshwate
The World Bank just issued a warning that will rattle global economies
Business Insider / Posted 23 hours ago
across large swaths of the globe could shrink dramatically by 2050 as freshwater grows scarce because of climate change, the World Bank reported on Tuesday. The Middle East could be hardest hit, with its gross domestic product falling as much as... Read more
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express
Turkey engulfed by bad loans and BANKRUPTCIES: Economic fears as it tries to join eurozonein bad debts and bankruptcies after years of growth built on credit. Growth is
Turkey engulfed by bad loans and BANKRUPTCIES: Economic fears as it tries to join eurozone
express / Posted yesterday
in bad debts and bankruptcies after years of growth built on credit. Growth is expected to cool to 3.5 per cent this year, the World Bank said last week - well below peaks of near double digits of recent years. And a sharp drop in tourism after a... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Climate-driven Water Scarcity Could Hit Economic Growth [video]the availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for everyon
Climate-driven Water Scarcity Could Hit Economic Growth [video]
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted yesterday
the availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for everyone. During the recent COP21 in Paris, the World Bank announced a significant boost in funding for water programs in India, the Niger River Basin, Morocco and Kenya... Read more
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New Kerala
Lenskart gets Rs.400 crore funding led by IFC - newkerala.com #58956on Wednesday said it has received Rs.400 crore Series D funding from a host of
Lenskart gets Rs.400 crore funding led by IFC - newkerala.com #58956
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
on Wednesday said it has received Rs.400 crore Series D funding from a host of investors, led by IFC. "IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is investing Rs.171 crore in Indian eyewear company Lenskart to help the company expand access to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Water woes: World Bank weighs impactlarge swathes of the globe could shrink dramatically by mid-century as fresh wa
Water woes: World Bank weighs impact
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
large swathes of the globe could shrink dramatically by mid-century as fresh water grows scarce due to climate change, the World Bank reported on Tuesday. The Middle East could be hardest hit, with its gross domestic product slipping as much... Read more
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The Hill
Anonymous attacks Greek central bank in global anti-bank operationmask said in a computerized voice. “This octopus operates through the tentacle
Anonymous attacks Greek central bank in global anti-bank operation
The Hill / Posted yesterday
mask said in a computerized voice. “This octopus operates through the tentacles of the IMF, the Federal Reserve, and the World Bank, masterminded by think-tanks such as the Bilderberg group, and the Council on Foreign Relations,” the person... Read more
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