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02. – ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND DEVELOPMENT FINANCE

WORLD BANK / OIL PRICES

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said falling oil prices will benefit many of the world's poorest, but a corresponding drop in food prices will negatively affect those who earn meager incomes through agriculture. WORLD BANK

16 Apr 2015 | Read More »

IMF/ LAGARDE PRESSER

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Thursday that the world economy is growing – but the recovery is "not good enough." IMF

16 Apr 2015 | Read More »

WORLD BANK/ GLOBAL FOOD

Even with 800 million people going to bed hungry every night, countries can end hunger by 2030 if they create systems that raise agricultural productivity in rural areas, improve nutritional outcomes, and invest in more climate-smart agriculture that can withstand a warmer planet, according to a World Bank Group report released today on the future [...]

16 Apr 2015 | Read More »

IMF / GFSR PRESSER

Global financial stability risks have risen since October 2014, and have rotated to parts of the financial system where they are harder to assess and harder to address, according to the International Monetary Fund's latest Global Financial Stability Report. IMF

15 Apr 2015 | Read More »

IMF / FISCAL MONITOR

In its latest Fiscal Monitor 2015, the IMF has identified influential factors that are assisting the recovery in many countries:  growth-friendly monetary policy, slower rates of fiscal adjustment but also the fall in oil prices. And this, said Vitor Gaspar, the Director of the Fiscal Affairs Department, presents an opportunity to reform energy subsidies and [...]

15 Apr 2015 | Read More »

IMF/ WORLD ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

Global growth prospects are uneven across the main countries and regions, says the IMF's latest WEO. In advanced economies, growth is projected to be stronger in 2015 relative to 2014, but in emerging market and developing economies, it is expected to be weaker.  IMF

14 Apr 2015 | Read More »

IMF / WEO PRESSER

Global growth prospects are uneven across major economies, says the IMF's latest World Economic Outlook (WEO). In advanced economies, growth is projected to strengthen in 2015 relative to 2014, but in emerging market and developing economies it is expected to be weaker. UNIFEED-UNTV

14 Apr 2015 | Read More »

IMF/ LAGARDE

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said policymakers should work together to pick up the pace of the recovery and create more growth now and in the future. IMF

10 Apr 2015 | Read More »

WORLD BANK/ FAITH BASED ORGANIZATIONS

Over 30 leaders from major world religions and heads of global faith-based organizations launched a call to action to end extreme poverty by 2030, a goal shared by the World Bank Group. WORLD BANK / FILE

9 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / FINANCING FOR DEVELOPMENT

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told UN member States "the world needs an international financial framework that is predictable and effective" in order to achieve sustainable and inclusive development. UNIFEED-UNTV

8 Apr 2015 | Read More »

 

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