Post Tagged with: "World Bank"

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New global coalitions for green tech solutions

By T. V. Padma – SciDev.Net The global community needs three kinds of new ‘coalitions’ of countries that can spur innovations and cut down costs in green technologies, and deliver […]

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Tunisia / Seeking Proposals for Social Accountability Projects

Featured, Investment November 27, 2013 at 06:00

Tunisian civil society organizations are once again invited to compete for financing through the Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA). The GPSA will fund civil society organizations in Tunisia working […]

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World Bank Supports Libya in Building the Institutions of its New State

World Bank Supports Libya in Building the Institutions of its New State

Featured, Financial Services, Government April 10, 2013 at 02:00

The World Bank Group is closely engaged with the new authorities in Libya to support the country’s transition to a stable and prosperous future using the energy of its young […]

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World Bank chief prioritises tackling global growth risks

World Bank chief prioritises tackling global growth risks

Washington – On his first day as president of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim stressed the role of the 188-member organisation in helping address global growth risks and […]

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World Bank to Boost Access to Electricity and Clean Fuels, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

World Bank to Boost Access to Electricity and Clean Fuels, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

The World Bank Group announced today that it will boost efforts to expand energy access, while also increasing support for renewable energy and energy efficiency in developing countries, responding to […]

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Countries warned of volatility in global economy

Commerce, Featured, Investment, Partnerships June 13, 2012 at 13:36

Pretoria – Developing countries should prepare for a long period of volatility in the global economy, the World Bank has warned. These countries should boost their medium-term development strategies while […]

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World Bank, IMF call for inclusive growth, poverty reduction

World Bank, IMF call for inclusive growth, poverty reduction

Financial Services, Humanitarian, Innovation April 23, 2012 at 14:03

Washington – The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have called for further efforts on inclusive growth and poverty reduction amid fragile global recovery. “The global economic outlook […]

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The Rise of Social Safety Nets in Africa

The Rise of Social Safety Nets in Africa

Financial Services, Humanitarian, Technology April 20, 2012 at 11:25

Social safety nets are taking off across Africa, where more than 120 cash transfer programs have been set up in the past 10 years alone. There is growing evidence that […]

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New World Bank president wants alignment in changing world

New World Bank president wants alignment in changing world

Financial Services, Government, Partnerships April 17, 2012 at 13:46

Pretoria – Newly appointed World Bank president Dr Jim Yong Kim will seek a new alignment of the World Bank group with a rapidly changing world. The bank announced on […]

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Better resource allocation with customised computer models

Better resource allocation with customised computer models

Computing & IT, Healthcare, Humanitarian March 22, 2012 at 12:39

Mathematical models developed in the United States could help developing countries better allocate their limited health resources and improve the provision of life-saving technologies and disaster relief. Case studies of the computer models, which were designed at […]

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