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AllAfrica.com
World Bank Report - Sudan Needs Economic DiversificationWashington DC — In its newest Country Economic Memorandum (CEM) for Sudan on Su
World Bank Report - Sudan Needs Economic Diversification
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 minutes ago
Washington DC — In its newest Country Economic Memorandum (CEM) for Sudan on Sunday, the World Bank urges Sudan to accelerate its economic diversification. Sudan's economy contracted severely following the secession of South Sudan in 2011 and the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
PM Modi to hold meeting to review most-favoured nation status to PakistanPrime Minister Narendra Modi has called a meeting on September 29 to review the
PM Modi to hold meeting to review most-favoured nation status to Pakistan
Hindustantimes.com / Posted an hour ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called a meeting on September 29 to review the most-favoured nation status to Pakistan after an attack by Jaish-e-Mohammad militants in Kashmir that killed 18 Indian Army soldiers, a source said on Tuesday. India... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Poverty Reduction Projects Implementation Needs U.S.$2,7 Billion'development process. The Treasury intends to use this document as a basis for
'Poverty Reduction Projects Implementation Needs U.S.$2,7 Billion'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
development process. The Treasury intends to use this document as a basis for negotiations to secure funding from the World Bank in the event that Zimbabwe - World Bank relations are normalised following successful clearance of... Read more
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New Kerala
backed programme found to improve working conditions in global garment factories - newkerala.com #124252The programme called Better Work was established in 2007 by the UNs Internation
backed programme found to improve working conditions in global garment factories - newkerala.com #124252
New Kerala / Posted 5 hours ago
The programme called Better Work was established in 2007 by the UNs International Labour Organization (ILO) and the World Bank Groups International Finance Corporation. Currently engaging 1,300 factories that employ more than 1.6 million... Read more
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The Wesleyan Argus
Professor’s Bookshelf: John Boninwas in the audience because she had come on the trip with me. Justin Lin, who s
Professor’s Bookshelf: John Bonin
The Wesleyan Argus / Posted 5 hours ago
was in the audience because she had come on the trip with me. Justin Lin, who subsequently became the Chief Economist at the World Bank, had developed this program himself and was trying to get these students acclimated to the way research is... Read more
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dna
The red herringand Ravi were part of the Indian share. It could be possible that India at thi
The red herring
dna / Posted 5 hours ago
and Ravi were part of the Indian share. It could be possible that India at this point may want to argue that it would like the World Bank mediated IWT to be redone again. But the government does not seem to have formulated its new thinking on the... Read more
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dna
Indus Water Treaty explainedsigned in Karachi on September 19, 1960, by then Prime Minster Jawaharlal Nehru
Indus Water Treaty explained
dna / Posted 6 hours ago
signed in Karachi on September 19, 1960, by then Prime Minster Jawaharlal Nehru and Pakistan's President General Ayub Khan. The World Bank (the erstwhile international bank for reconstruction and development) brokered the treaty and is also a party... Read more
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The Indian Express
Blood and water can’t flow together, says PM Modi at Indus Water Treaty meeting, Govt plans cross-border river strategywater commissioner and officials from the Ministry of External Affairs left Mon
Blood and water can’t flow together, says PM Modi at Indus Water Treaty meeting, Govt plans cross-border river strategy
The Indian Express / Posted 9 hours ago
water commissioner and officials from the Ministry of External Affairs left Monday for Washington to attend a meeting with the World Bank that brokered the Indus treaty. Officials said the visit related to discussions on the Kishanganga hydel... Read more
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Daily Maverick
How does an illegal gold miner get money across the border?vulnerable groups like refugee farm labourers into formal banking?” Julie Dana
How does an illegal gold miner get money across the border?
Daily Maverick / Posted 9 hours ago
vulnerable groups like refugee farm labourers into formal banking?” Julie Dana, the Lead Financial Sector Specialist for the World Bank in Southern Africa, agrees: “Finance systems, savings, insurance should ultimately include vulnerable groups... Read more
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The Economic Times
Afghanistan working with India to create joint air corridor to enhance bilateral tradealso discussed when Ghani met a World Bank delegation headed by its vice presid
Afghanistan working with India to create joint air corridor to enhance bilateral trade
The Economic Times / Posted 9 hours ago
also discussed when Ghani met a World Bank delegation headed by its vice president Kyle Peters over the weekend in Kabul. The World Bank supported Kabul's quest for better regional connectivity, people familiar with the matter said. Besides a... Read more
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The Telegraph
Delhi dips toe but Indus treaty afloat20 per cent water from these rivers and to all the water from the Ravi, Beas an
Delhi dips toe but Indus treaty afloat
The Telegraph / Posted 10 hours ago
20 per cent water from these rivers and to all the water from the Ravi, Beas and the Sutlej, under the treaty midwifed by the World Bank. Islamabad has long worried about New Delhi choking its supply of water from the Indus basin during times of... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
A Million Dollars Goes To An App That Brings A Better Bus Commuteand one of the judges, to the team during a Q&A; after their presentation. "Hav
A Million Dollars Goes To An App That Brings A Better Bus Commute
KPBS San Diego / Posted 13 hours ago
and one of the judges, to the team during a Q&A; after their presentation. "Have you approached any development banks on the World Bank level or in Africa?" "We've spoken to several banks in Uganda and one in Kenya, but we're really hoping to... Read more
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The Economic Times
Indian-Americans in Donald Trump's advisory committeea member of Virginia's Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Advisory Coun
Indian-Americans in Donald Trump's advisory committee
The Economic Times / Posted 13 hours ago
a member of Virginia's Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Advisory Council, while K V Kumar has earlier worked with the World Bank. "It is my great honor and a privilege to be part of Trump AAPI Advisory Committee. This is a pivotal... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Peso slides to 7-year low, closes at 48.25:$1not only our situation,” he explained. Dominguez is set to represent the Phili
Peso slides to 7-year low, closes at 48.25:$1
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 hours ago
not only our situation,” he explained. Dominguez is set to represent the Philippines at this year’s spring meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from Oct. 7 to 9 in Washington. Socioeconomic Planning Secretary... Read more
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New Kerala
Experts warn against using Indus treaty as a strategic tool - newkerala.com #124149treaty should be used now either as a political or strategic tool," added Soni.
Experts warn against using Indus treaty as a strategic tool - newkerala.com #124149
New Kerala / Posted 16 hours ago
treaty should be used now either as a political or strategic tool," added Soni. The water distribution treaty brokered by the World Bank was signed between India and Pakistan in 1960. According to the agreement, India has control over three... Read more
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New Kerala
Indus Waters Treaty another element to use against Pakistan: newkerala.com #124144that an inter-ministerial commission would be set up to go into various provisi
Indus Waters Treaty another element to use against Pakistan: newkerala.com #124144
New Kerala / Posted 17 hours ago
that an inter-ministerial commission would be set up to go into various provisions of the bilateral treaty, brokered by the World Bank, after Islamabad's fear that since the source of the Indus basin rivers are in India, it could potentially... Read more
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Quartz
Ethiopia is creating 100,000 jobs to tackle its refugee problemin the country. The UK will contribute £80m ($103m) into the project, which wil
Ethiopia is creating 100,000 jobs to tackle its refugee problem
Quartz / Posted 17 hours ago
in the country. The UK will contribute £80m ($103m) into the project, which will be jointly managed alongside the EU and the World Bank. Ethiopia is the largest refugee-hosting nation in Africa and the fifth largest in the world. Many refugees... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Plans to Implement Reform Retreat Outcomesoptions to usher the economy out of recession. The SLOGOR Project is an Europe
Govt Plans to Implement Reform Retreat Outcomes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
options to usher the economy out of recession. The SLOGOR Project is an European Union-funded Project being managed by the World Bank in the Six States of Anambra, Cross River, Jigawa, Kano, Osun and Yobe, which is aimed at improving... Read more
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The Manila Times
QC hosts 3rd Global Mayoral ForumDirector of UN Habitat III; Nikhil Sth, Executive Director of UNITAR; Vice Mayo
QC hosts 3rd Global Mayoral Forum
The Manila Times / Posted 17 hours ago
Director of UN Habitat III; Nikhil Sth, Executive Director of UNITAR; Vice Mayor of Surabaya, Indonesia Wishnu Sakti Buana; Senior Economist of the World Bank Sonia Plaza; and Magdy Martínez-Solimán, Assistant Administrator, UNDP; amo... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'Backward' indigenous peoples may hold solutions to world hunger - campaignerspeoples live on or use 25 percent of the world's land, and they protect 80 perc
'Backward' indigenous peoples may hold solutions to world hunger - campaigners
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 hours ago
peoples live on or use 25 percent of the world's land, and they protect 80 percent of global biodiversity, according to the World Bank. They are innovative, extremely resilient and successful at adapting to climate change, said Vanda Altarelli,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African presidents urge investment in youth as continent sees rare demographic opportunityprogrammes supported by the Sahel Women's Empowerment and Demographic Dividend
African presidents urge investment in youth as continent sees rare demographic opportunity
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
programmes supported by the Sahel Women's Empowerment and Demographic Dividend (SWEDD) project – a partnership of UNFPA, the World Bank, and the governments of Burkina Faso, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Mali, Mauritania and Niger. "We have made... Read more
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New Kerala
PM reviews Indus Water Treaty, says 'blood and water cannot flow together' - newkerala.com #124083System, including Beas, Ravi, Sutlej, Indus, Chenab and Jhelum that flows from
PM reviews Indus Water Treaty, says 'blood and water cannot flow together' - newkerala.com #124083
New Kerala / Posted 19 hours ago
System, including Beas, Ravi, Sutlej, Indus, Chenab and Jhelum that flows from India to Pakistan. The treaty, brokered by the World Bank, is often considered to be one-sided and there has been growing clamour to relook at it. The pact has survived... Read more
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New Kerala
Invoke Article 62 of Vienna Convention to revoke Indus Water Treaty: Cong on PM's 'blood and water' remark - newkerala.com #124081Treaty is water sharing agreement signed between former prime minister Jawaharl
Invoke Article 62 of Vienna Convention to revoke Indus Water Treaty: Cong on PM's 'blood and water' remark - newkerala.com #124081
New Kerala / Posted 19 hours ago
Treaty is water sharing agreement signed between former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and Pakistan president Ayub Khan in 1960 in Karachi. It was brokered by the World Bank (then the International Bank for Reconstruction and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Road Infrastructure Developments to Connect AfricaSuch disorganizations at African ports result to slow processing times and resu
Road Infrastructure Developments to Connect Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
Such disorganizations at African ports result to slow processing times and result in higher fees. A study carried out by the World Bank discloses that average road density in Africa is 20.4km per 100 square kilometers of land area, out of these... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Insurance Encouraging Smallholder Farmershe added. Donors are also involved in the process in providing finance, advise
Insurance Encouraging Smallholder Farmers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
he added. Donors are also involved in the process in providing finance, advise and other technical support, Solomon said. "The World Bank and the World Food Program (WFP) are also playing crucial role in research and interpretation." EMA Agro... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Building of Sh11 Billion Highways Under Way As State Awards TendersAthi River, with two new river bridges across the Athi and Stony rivers. Mr Mu
Building of Sh11 Billion Highways Under Way As State Awards Tenders
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
Athi River, with two new river bridges across the Athi and Stony rivers. Mr Mundinia says the project will be financed by the World Bank and the national government under the Kenya Transport Sector Support Projects and will take 18 months to be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Adeosun - Spending On Capital Projects, Our Strategy to Get Out of Recessionannual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank, the mi
Adeosun - Spending On Capital Projects, Our Strategy to Get Out of Recession
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank, the minister said: "We are in talks with the World Bank and IMF everyday and I think we will be telling them what plans we have for the Nigerian economy, how we see... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Blood and water can’t flow together, says Modi at meeting on Indus treatyIndia decided on Monday to go ahead with a controversial dam on the Chenab and
Blood and water can’t flow together, says Modi at meeting on Indus treaty
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 20 hours ago
India decided on Monday to go ahead with a controversial dam on the Chenab and maximise the use of river water meant for Pakistan, in an aggressive strategy to hit back at Islamabad with wide-reaching international ramifications. At a meeting of top... Read more
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Pilipino Star
After Fed, Duterte gov't shrugs off latest financial market sell-offus, its not only our situation," he said. Dominguez is set to represent the Ph
After Fed, Duterte gov't shrugs off latest financial market sell-off
Pilipino Star / Posted 20 hours ago
us, its not only our situation," he said. Dominguez is set to represent the Philippines at this year's spring meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from October 7 to 9 in Washington D.C. He will be accompanied by... Read more
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New Kerala
Indus water treaty: India needs to take a very tough stand, says A.B. Pandya - newkerala.com #123996Sutlej, Indus, Chenab and Jhelum form the Indus water system that flows from In
Indus water treaty: India needs to take a very tough stand, says A.B. Pandya - newkerala.com #123996
New Kerala / Posted 21 hours ago
Sutlej, Indus, Chenab and Jhelum form the Indus water system that flows from India to Pakistan. The treaty, brokered by the World Bank, is often considered to be too one-sided and there has been growing clamour to relook at it. The pact has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ITPL Backs Tanesco Move in Row Over Sh323bn Awardthat through its lawyers, R.K. Rweyongeza and Advocates, it would file the appe
ITPL Backs Tanesco Move in Row Over Sh323bn Award
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
that through its lawyers, R.K. Rweyongeza and Advocates, it would file the appeal within the 90-day time frame provided by the World Bank-affiliated ICSID on the grounds the award is contrary to an initial declaration made by the tribunal in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa Urged to Improve Infrastructureconcluded 'Investing in Africa Forum' at the Guangzhou City in Guangdong, China
Africa Urged to Improve Infrastructure
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
concluded 'Investing in Africa Forum' at the Guangzhou City in Guangdong, China's richest province. Ms Haleh Bridi, the World Bank director for Africa External Communications and Partnerships (AFREC) unit in the Africa Region (AFR), told... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Road Towards Universal Coverageto ensure that there is such a comprehensive framework accross the continent.
The Road Towards Universal Coverage
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
to ensure that there is such a comprehensive framework accross the continent. It was announced earlier this month that The World Bank and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria committed to invest US$24 billion for health in Africa over... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Crickets, birds, weather data combine to guide African farmersweeks of the season; you are advised to plant early to take advantage of this r
Crickets, birds, weather data combine to guide African farmers
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 hours ago
weeks of the season; you are advised to plant early to take advantage of this rainfall". PREDICTIONS LIKE TOSSING A COIN The World Bank says in sub-Saharan Africa, agriculture accounts on average for 35 percent of gross domestic product and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Bank Blames Poor Service Delivery On Low Productivityis largely responsible for poor service delivery in Nigeria's education and hea
World Bank Blames Poor Service Delivery On Low Productivity
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
is largely responsible for poor service delivery in Nigeria's education and health sectors. The research, conducted by the World Bank in partnership with the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) and the African Development Bank Group... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
China Signs Zone MOU With UgandaEthiopia, Sierra Leone, Ghana and Democratic Republic of Congo. The Forum that
China Signs Zone MOU With Uganda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, Ghana and Democratic Republic of Congo. The Forum that was organised by China Development Bank and the World Bank from September 7th - 8th September, focused on experience sharing, industrial and technological cooperation... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Crickets, Birds, Weather Data Combine to Guide Farmersrain during the first two weeks of the season; you are advised to plant early t
Crickets, Birds, Weather Data Combine to Guide Farmers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
rain during the first two weeks of the season; you are advised to plant early to take advantage of this rainfall". The World Bank says in sub-Saharan Africa, agriculture accounts on average for 35 percent of gross domestic product and... Read more
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New Kerala
Modi chairs meeting on Indus Waters treaty - newkerala.com #123913any cooperative arrangement requires goodwill and mutual trust on both sides.
Modi chairs meeting on Indus Waters treaty - newkerala.com #123913
New Kerala / Posted 23 hours ago
any cooperative arrangement requires goodwill and mutual trust on both sides. The water distribution treaty brokered by the World Bank was signed between India and Pakistan in 1960 after Islamabad's fear that since the source rivers of the Indus... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
PM Modi takes stock of Indus Waters Treaty, discusses options on Paktreaty signed by then prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and then Pakistan preside
PM Modi takes stock of Indus Waters Treaty, discusses options on Pak
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 23 hours ago
treaty signed by then prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and then Pakistan president Ayub Khan, the water of six rivers - Beas, Ravi, Sutlej, Indus, Chenab and Jhelum - were to be shared between the two countries. The pact was brokered by the World Ba... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
DOF: Confidence remains high in Duterte admin’s capability to sustain growthambassadors from Spain, China, the European Union, and leaders of international
DOF: Confidence remains high in Duterte admin’s capability to sustain growth
Manila Bulletin / Posted 23 hours ago
ambassadors from Spain, China, the European Union, and leaders of international institutions such as the Japan International Cooperation Agency and the World Bank, have expressed support for the Duterte administration’s 10-point socioeconomic age... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mugabe UN Pull Out Threat Sparks Outragehe also commented through twitter. By being a UN member, Zimbabwe has benefitt
Mugabe UN Pull Out Threat Sparks Outrage
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
he also commented through twitter. By being a UN member, Zimbabwe has benefitted loans from UN agencies such as IMF and the World Bank. The country, which has been devastated by myriad man-made and natural disasters has also seen the UN,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Motorcycles Set to Become Main Mode of Transportin urban areas, demand for two-wheelers is predicted to grow over the next five
Motorcycles Set to Become Main Mode of Transport
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
in urban areas, demand for two-wheelers is predicted to grow over the next five years," said the report. According to the World Bank, Africa's population is predicted to reach 2.8 billion by 2060, something that will exert more pressure on... Read more
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New Kerala
PM Modi to take stock of Indus Water Treaty today - newkerala.com #123800Sutlej, Indus, Chenab and Jhelum form the Indus water system that flows from In
PM Modi to take stock of Indus Water Treaty today - newkerala.com #123800
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Sutlej, Indus, Chenab and Jhelum form the Indus water system that flows from India to Pakistan. The treaty, brokered by the World Bank, is often considered to be too one-sided and there has been growing clamour to relook at it. The pact has... Read more
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dna
86 MoUs worth Rs 15,000 crore signed at 1st tourism summitWorld Bank Cecile Fruman noted that the tourism sector is among the top sectors
86 MoUs worth Rs 15,000 crore signed at 1st tourism summit
dna / Posted yesterday
World Bank Cecile Fruman noted that the tourism sector is among the top sectors with potential to create jobs. The World Bank is supporting India's Buddhist Circuit development and will provide support for sustainable tourism... Read more
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Ekklesia
'Two-faced' World Bank is bottom of the class in climate change scorecardThe World Bank has been given an ‘F’ in a new scorecard by development charity
'Two-faced' World Bank is bottom of the class in climate change scorecard
Ekklesia / Posted yesterday
The World Bank has been given an ‘F’ in a new scorecard by development charity Christian Aid, grading the climate impact of the world’s multilateral investment banks. Coming in last place, the World Bank was criticised for spending more on fossil... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Indian-Americans in Trump’s AAPI advisory committeea member of Virginia’s Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Advisory Coun
Indian-Americans in Trump’s AAPI advisory committee
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
a member of Virginia’s Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Advisory Council, while K V Kumar has earlier worked with the World Bank. “It is my great honor and a privilege to be part of Trump AAPI Advisory Committee. This is a pivotal... Read more
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Sun Star
Air pollution costs bigblack smoke will not be visible. Everyone, is looking the other way or closing
Air pollution costs big
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
black smoke will not be visible. Everyone, is looking the other way or closing their eyes to all these. In a new study by the World Bank, it points out that indeed, in the end, all these air pollution actually is costing our governments and our... Read more
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Business Standard India
What is the Indus Waters Treaty and can India abrogate it?implementation of the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty, a dispute that was referred to
What is the Indus Waters Treaty and can India abrogate it?
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
implementation of the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty, a dispute that was referred to an international tribunal under the aegis of the World Bank, the issue has come back into focus because of the current tension with Pakistan following the September 18... Read more
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The Economic Times
Indian-Americans in Donald Trump's AAPI advisory committeea member of Virginia's Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Advisory Coun
Indian-Americans in Donald Trump's AAPI advisory committee
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
a member of Virginia's Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Advisory Council, while K V Kumar has earlier worked with the World Bank. "It is my great honor and a privilege to be part of Trump AAPI Advisory Committee. This is a pivotal... Read more
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Business Standard India
Indian-Americans in Donald Trump's AAPI advisory committeea member of Virginia's Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Advisory Coun
Indian-Americans in Donald Trump's AAPI advisory committee
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
a member of Virginia's Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Advisory Council, while K V Kumar has earlier worked with the World Bank. "It is my great honour and a privilege to be part of Trump AAPI Advisory Committee. This is a pivotal... Read more
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