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WORLD BANK/ JIM YONG KIM

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim told the international community that there was no time to lose in dealing with the Ebola crisis and other pressing global issues. WORLD BANK

10 Oct 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / HAITI INFRASTRUCTURE

The World Bank Group announced two major initiatives today – a pledge of millions to fight cholera in Haiti and an initiative potentially worth trillions to raise private money for global infrastructure. WORLD BANK / FILE

9 Oct 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / EBOLA

Leaders of the World Bank Group, United Nations and affected African countries agreed at a critical meeting in Washington to work on speeding up the global response to the Ebola crisis. World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said they will reach out to countries around the world to send more health workers to Guinea, [...]

9 Oct 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / AFRICA'S PULSE ANALYSIS

The latest analysis from the World Bank's 'Africa's Pulse' says that growth in the continent may exceed five percent in 2015-16, but Ebola, terrorism and other risks pose concern. WORLD BANK  

8 Oct 2014 | Read More »

DC / KIM EQUALITY

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim called for economic growth that creates more just societies. Kim spoke at Howard University on the eve of the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings. WORLD BANK

1 Oct 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / LEBANON WATER PROJECT

The World Bank Group has announced a massive project that will get running water to over 1.6 million people living across the greater Beirut and Mount Lebanon area. WORLD BANK

1 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / EBOLA 1

World leaders met at the United Nations to discuss how to contain and stop the spread of the Ebola virus and how to improve the treatment to those who are infected, ensure essential services, preserve stability and prevent outbreaks in other countries. According to the latest update from the World Health Organization, the total number [...]

25 Sep 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK/ EBOLA JIM KIM

A World Bank Group analysis of the Ebola epidemic released today finds that, beyond the terrible toll in human suffering, the continuing surge in the deadly virus in the three worst-affected countries – Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone –could deal a potentially catastrophic economic blow to the already fragile states.  WORLD BANK

17 Sep 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK/ KENYA CARBON CREDITS

Extended droughts and unpredictable rainy seasons-those are the effects of climate change in Kenya, and farmers are struggling to adjust. Climate change in Kenya is devastating many smallholder farms. But now there's a program that offers training and money in exchange for Carbon Credits. WORLD BANK

9 Sep 2014 | Read More »

BANGLADESH / ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE

Bangladesh has a labour force ready to produce goods for the world market. But bad roads and ports slow down exports and drive up costs.  Now, a plan to improve the transport system could pave the way to more jobs and prosperity. WORLD BANK

6 Sep 2014 | Read More »

 

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