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Inquirier.net
Rejection of EU aid not a setback, exec saysassistance for Marawi evacuees. “We will, of course, exhaust all other possibi
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 hours ago
assistance for Marawi evacuees. “We will, of course, exhaust all other possibilities and we are being also assisted by the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank regarding this,” he said. President Duterte last week announced that the... Read more
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The Hindu
Economic growth: an alternative viewworth of environmental damage cost, which is equivalent to 5.7% of the country’
The Hindu / Posted 5 hours ago
worth of environmental damage cost, which is equivalent to 5.7% of the country’s GDP at 2009 prices. Another study by the World Bank and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington found that India’s air... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AfDB's Agricultural Transformation Strategy to Guarantee 513 Million Tons of Additional Food Productionand brings together global players in agriculture, the Consultative Group on In
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
and brings together global players in agriculture, the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, the World Bank, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the International Fund for Agricultural... Read more
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The Hindu
Measurement with perspectiveoften. The easier it is to do a business in a place, the likelier it is that it
The Hindu / Posted 6 hours ago
often. The easier it is to do a business in a place, the likelier it is that it harbours an excellent startup ecosystem. The World Bank even has an index where it ranks countries on this parameter. And any country that wants to be seen as a great... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Green Approach to Closing Africa's Huge Infrastructure Gap Has Immense Benefits, Says ECA's MoforMr. Mofor presented the Africa Climate Resilient Investment Facility (AFRI-RES)
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Mr. Mofor presented the Africa Climate Resilient Investment Facility (AFRI-RES) - a joint initiative of the ECA, the World Bank, the African Union Commission, the African Development Bank and the Nordic Development Fund, that is hosted in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
"Africa's Pathway Out of Poverty" - By Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, World Food Prize Laureate Luncheon, October 20, 2017, in Des Moines, Iowaachieved this success. Today, the electronic wallet system has gone global, as
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
achieved this success. Today, the electronic wallet system has gone global, as far as Afghanistan where the government and the World Bank are using it to reach one million farmers this year alone. The African Development Bank is currently scaling... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Israel's water worries return after four years of droughtIntense pressure on already scarce water resources could lead to an increase in
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 hours ago
Intense pressure on already scarce water resources could lead to an increase in migration and the risk of conflict, the World Bank has warned. Syria and Jordan depend on some of the same water sources as Israel, which as added to tensions... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Still On Insurgency and Rebuilding of the North Eastrebuilding the region. He has time and again restated this commitment as could
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
rebuilding the region. He has time and again restated this commitment as could be seen in his appeal to the President of the World Bank recently that was widely misconstrued. Nothing must therefore stand in his way to achieve the plans to rebuild... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
GDP seen growing nearly 7% in 2nd halfas macroeconomic fundamentals remained solid and strong. Dominguez said in a s
Manila Standard Today / Posted 12 hours ago
as macroeconomic fundamentals remained solid and strong. Dominguez said in a speech during the annual meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund in Washington D.C. that the Philippines emerged as an important... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Batwa Community From Bururi Recognize Their Development Thanks to World Bank Projectcelebrated the day dedicated to poverty eradication this October 17th, Batwa co
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
celebrated the day dedicated to poverty eradication this October 17th, Batwa communities from Bururi commune acknowledge the World Bank's project to protect environment which has given them job and joy to live. Batwa people used to live in... Read more
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The Manila Times
PH Human rights situation worsened in 2016 – EUwe will be open to evaluating all their pledges and all the supports that they
The Manila Times / Posted 14 hours ago
we will be open to evaluating all their pledges and all the supports that they plan to give,” he added. Purisima said the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank are assisting the Philippines on efforts to rebuild war-torn Marawi. JEFFERSON... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH rejection of EU aid won’t hurt Marawi rehab – OCD execmeddling in the Philippine affairs. “We will, of course, exhaust all other pos
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 hours ago
meddling in the Philippine affairs. “We will, of course, exhaust all other possibilities and we are being also assisted by the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank regarding this,” Purisima said. Purisima said the non-acceptance of grant from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzania's First Mortgage Finance Company Starts Operationsby Bank M Tanzania Plc in partnership with the International Finance Corporatio
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
by Bank M Tanzania Plc in partnership with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) - the private sector arm of the World Bank; Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited (HDFC) - India's largest mortgage lender; the Karimjee family... Read more
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Pilipino Star
'Halt in EU aid not a setback for Marawi rehabilitation'we have in terms of donations and in terms of accepting grants," Purisima said
Pilipino Star / Posted 17 hours ago
we have in terms of donations and in terms of accepting grants," Purisima said in a press briefing. Purisima added that the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank are assisting the Philippines regarding the rebuilding of war-torn... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DMO Clarifies Position On $5.5bn Proposed External Capital Raisingnew external debt, a conscious effort is made to exhaust all opportunities avai
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
new external debt, a conscious effort is made to exhaust all opportunities available from the concessional sources such as the World Bank in order to reduce the level of external debt service. Furthermore, all borrowings are approved by the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Agriculture Is a Trillion-Dollar Business, Says Adesinatechnologies, and take them to the scale of millions of farmers all across Afri
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
technologies, and take them to the scale of millions of farmers all across Africa. We are working together with the World Bank; we are working with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa. And... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Global Unemployment to Rise By 2.8 Million in 2018, Says ILOthe International Monetary and Financial Committee at the just-concluded 2017 y
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
the International Monetary and Financial Committee at the just-concluded 2017 yearly meeting of the Board of Governors of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington DC. He said the global labour market still remains... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Aiteo's New Groundbreaking Adventure in African Footballcan look up to. In the end, football breeds a win-win relationship. According
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
can look up to. In the end, football breeds a win-win relationship. According to Yasmine Cathell, who blogs for the World Bank, "Soccer plays a role in international development by funding global education, effecting positive social... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
Hard life, smiles, in abandoned Rio buildingused to house the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) in the
Rapid City Journal / Posted 18 hours ago
used to house the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) in the Mangueira slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The World Bank estimates that between the start of 2016 and the end of this year, 2.5 million to 3.6 million Brazilians will... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CBN Sells N140 Billion Treasury Billscent recorded in August and the rural index increased by 15.81 per cent in Sept
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
cent recorded in August and the rural index increased by 15.81 per cent in September down from 15.91 per cent in August. The World Bank Group last week denied that the Bank disagreed with Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, over the... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
Hard life, smiles, in abandoned Rio buildingused to house the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) in the
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted 19 hours ago
used to house the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) in the Mangueira slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The World Bank estimates that between the start of 2016 and the end of this year, 2.5 million to 3.6 million Brazilians will... Read more
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FOX Business
Millions return to poverty in Brazil, eroding 'boom' decadeback," said Monica de Bolle, a senior fellow at the Washington-based Peterson I
FOX Business / Posted 19 hours ago
back," said Monica de Bolle, a senior fellow at the Washington-based Peterson Institute for International Economics. The World Bank estimates about 28.6 million Brazilians moved out of poverty between 2004 and 2014. But the bank estimates... Read more
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FOX Business
Millions return to poverty in Brazil, eroding 'boom' decadede Bolle, a senior fellow at the Washington-based Peterson Institute for Intern
FOX Business / Posted 19 hours ago
de Bolle, a senior fellow at the Washington-based Peterson Institute for International Economics. Continue Reading Below The World Bank estimates about 28.6 million Brazilians moved out of poverty between 2004 and 2014. But the bank estimates... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
Hard life, smiles, in abandoned Rio buildingused to house the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) in the
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
used to house the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) in the Mangueira slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The World Bank estimates that between the start of 2016 and the end of this year, 2.5 million to 3.6 million Brazilians will... Read more
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Missoulian
Hard life, smiles, in abandoned Rio buildingused to house the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) in the
Missoulian / Posted 19 hours ago
used to house the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) in the Mangueira slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The World Bank estimates that between the start of 2016 and the end of this year, 2.5 million to 3.6 million Brazilians will... Read more
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The World
Hard life, smiles, in abandoned Rio buildingused to house the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) in the
The World / Posted 19 hours ago
used to house the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) in the Mangueira slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The World Bank estimates that between the start of 2016 and the end of this year, 2.5 million to 3.6 million Brazilians will... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Hard life, smiles, in abandoned Rio buildingused to house the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) in the
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 19 hours ago
used to house the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) in the Mangueira slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The World Bank estimates that between the start of 2016 and the end of this year, 2.5 million to 3.6 million Brazilians will... Read more
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The Sentinel
Hard life, smiles, in abandoned Rio buildingused to house the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) in the
The Sentinel / Posted 19 hours ago
used to house the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) in the Mangueira slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The World Bank estimates that between the start of 2016 and the end of this year, 2.5 million to 3.6 million Brazilians will... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Hard life, smiles, in abandoned Rio buildingused to house the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) in the
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 19 hours ago
used to house the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) in the Mangueira slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The World Bank estimates that between the start of 2016 and the end of this year, 2.5 million to 3.6 million Brazilians will... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Hard life, smiles, in abandoned Rio buildingused to house the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) in the
Santa Maria Times / Posted 19 hours ago
used to house the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) in the Mangueira slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The World Bank estimates that between the start of 2016 and the end of this year, 2.5 million to 3.6 million Brazilians will... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Hard life, smiles, in abandoned Rio buildingused to house the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) in the
Sioux City Journal / Posted 19 hours ago
used to house the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) in the Mangueira slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The World Bank estimates that between the start of 2016 and the end of this year, 2.5 million to 3.6 million Brazilians will... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Millions return to poverty in Brazil, eroding 'boom' decadeback," said Monica de Bolle, a senior fellow at the Washington-based Peterson I
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 hours ago
back," said Monica de Bolle, a senior fellow at the Washington-based Peterson Institute for International Economics. The World Bank estimates about 28.6 million Brazilians moved out of poverty between 2004 and 2014. But the bank estimates... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Vietnam’s last chance: sustainable tourismhave dramatically improved. Per capita GDP rose from US$ 437.13 in 1986 to US$
Asian Correspondent / Posted 23 hours ago
have dramatically improved. Per capita GDP rose from US$ 437.13 in 1986 to US$ 2,185.69 in 2016, according to data from the World Bank. Poverty rates have also significantly spiralled down, from 60 percent in 1993 to 14 percent in 2016. But the... Read more
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The Hill
Happy World Development Information Day!poverty at unprecedented levels. Poverty reduction in China alone is unprecede
The Hill / Posted yesterday
poverty at unprecedented levels. Poverty reduction in China alone is unprecedented in human history. According to the World Bank, in 1990, a mere generation ago, more than 90 percent of China’s people lived on less than $3.20 per day.... Read more
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SciDev.net
Paediatric and Adolescent HIV Research Grantbut preference, approximately 80%, will be given to applicants from low- and mi
SciDev.net / Posted yesterday
but preference, approximately 80%, will be given to applicants from low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) according to the World Bank classification. The PI must choose a mentor with relevant expertise in paediatric and/or adolescent HIV... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Pollution kills 9 million a year, costs $4.6 trillion, study findsindividual lives. While there has never been an international declaration on p
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
individual lives. While there has never been an international declaration on pollution, the topic is gaining traction. The World Bank in April declared that reducing pollution, in all forms, would now be a global priority. And in December, the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
DOF nixes P200-B Pasig River rehabfor the $500 million Metro Manila Flood Management Project. The AIIB will prov
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
for the $500 million Metro Manila Flood Management Project. The AIIB will provide $207.63 million for the project, while the World Bank will finance another $207.63 million. The remaining $84 million will be shouldered by the government. The... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Senators: Catch Maute collaborators, protectorsbeen dispatching officials in the city to assess the extent of damage and deter
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
been dispatching officials in the city to assess the extent of damage and determine the initial cost of rehabilitation. The World Bank and Asian Development Bank already offered to provide loans and technical assistance grants for the city’s... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Charity founder calls for support after cancer diagnosisis a chance for people to give something back to desperately poor people who ha
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
is a chance for people to give something back to desperately poor people who have nowhere else to turn. According to the World Bank 30pc of Gambians are living on under £1 a day and while it is a small country with a small population, there... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Temporary shelters top rehab plan for Marawiefforts in Mindanao. In a recent meeting in Washington DC with Philippine offi
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
efforts in Mindanao. In a recent meeting in Washington DC with Philippine officials led by Dominguez, Georgieva said the World Bank can provide technical aid and other forms of assistance to the Philippines to help rebuild Marawi... Read more
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dna
Andhra Pradesh: Two years after PM Modi laid foundation stone for capital, not a single brick has been laidwhich could cost more than Rs 1,000 crore. For over a year and a half now, the
dna / Posted yesterday
which could cost more than Rs 1,000 crore. For over a year and a half now, the government has been claiming that the World Bank "agreed in principle" to lend USD one billion for capital development, but not a single dollar has actually... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Future of Health and Promise of Primary Health Care in Nigeriato be effective through the MDG DRG mechanisms. According to an independent Im
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
to be effective through the MDG DRG mechanisms. According to an independent Impact Evaluation of these programs by the World Bank, within 9 months (May 2012-February 2013), Skilled Birth Attendance increased by hefty 14% in areas where... Read more
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asianage
Without identity proof, over 1.1 billion people ‘invisible’ worldwidein Africa and Asia - more than one third are children susceptible to violence w
asianage / Posted yesterday
in Africa and Asia - more than one third are children susceptible to violence whose births have not been registered, the World Bank’s “Identification for Development” (ID4D) program recently warned. The problem is particularly acute in... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Two years after PM laid foundation, work on Andhra’s new capital yet to beginwhich could cost more than Rs 1,000 crore. For over a year and a half now, the
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
which could cost more than Rs 1,000 crore. For over a year and a half now, the government has been claiming that the World Bank “agreed in principle” to lend USD one billion for capital development, but not a single dollar has actually... Read more
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Gulf News
More than 1.1b‘invisible people’ lack identificationin Africa and Asia — more than one-third are children susceptible to violence w
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
in Africa and Asia — more than one-third are children susceptible to violence whose births have not been registered, the World Bank’s Identification for Development (ID4D) programme recently warned.The problem is particularly acute in... Read more
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Gulf News
Fintech to have greater impact on retail banking in GCCand unqualified workforces. As a result, the populations of most GCC countries
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
and unqualified workforces. As a result, the populations of most GCC countries are dominated by expatriates. According to the World Bank, these expatriates sent $102.5 billion (Dh376 billion) back to their home countries in 2016. Fintech could... Read more
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iafrica.com
More than 1.1 bn lack identificationin Africa and Asia -- more than one third are children susceptible to violence
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
in Africa and Asia -- more than one third are children susceptible to violence whose births have not been registered, the World Bank's "Identification for Development" (ID4D) program recently warned. The problem is particularly acute in... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
More than 1.1 billion people worldwide ‘officially’ don’t existin Africa and Asia -- more than one third are children susceptible to violence
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
in Africa and Asia -- more than one third are children susceptible to violence whose births have not been registered, the World Bank’s “Identification for Development” (ID4D) program recently warned. The problem is particularly acute in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Finance Ministers Drive Inclusive Recoveryof the Asian Development Bank, International Monetary Fund, Organization for Ec
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
of the Asian Development Bank, International Monetary Fund, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and the World Bank. “We, the Finance Ministers of APEC member economies, must commit ourselves to continued cooperation to... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Pollution Linked to 9 Million Deaths Worldwide in 2015, Study Saysvulnerable,” said Dr. Olusoji Adeyi, a commissioner and director of the health,
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 2 days ago
vulnerable,” said Dr. Olusoji Adeyi, a commissioner and director of the health, nutrition and population global practice at the World Bank Group. In countries at every income level, disease caused by pollution is most prevalent among minorities and... Read more
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