World Bank Group

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Name: World Bank Group (The world Bank)
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Burundi : BURUNDI gets $100m WORLD BANK grand for energy production

Burundi has received $100 million in grants from the World Bank for energy production. According to Tabu Abdallah Manirakiza, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Planning, financing agreement was signed in the context of the implementation of ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 4 reports

DAP funded Mindanao rural dev’t program – Alcala

Share this:Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Proceso Alcala cited the Disbursement Acceleration Program’s (DAP) significance in hastening the implementation of the World Bank-supported Mindanao Rural Development Program (MRDP).Alcala said DA used ... [Published Manila Bulletin - 5 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

ILO, World Bank to Enhance Access to Insurance in Africa and Asia

The International Labour Office (ILO) and the World Bank Group (WBG) have signed a memorandum of understanding that aims to provide access to improved insurance products to hundreds of thousands of smallholder farmers, small businesses and individuals ... [Published TVNewsCheck - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 4 reports

World Bank: Reject Plan to Roll Back Safeguards

WASHINGTON, July 28 -- Human Rights Watch issued the following news release: A leaked draft of the World Bank's (http://www.hrw.org/topic/business/world-bank-imf) proposed new social and environmental policies reveals significant erosion of protections ... [Published Street Sweeper - 15 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

Jamaican Business Climate to Receive a Boost

WASHINGTON, July 28 -- World Bank issued the following news release: Existing and new businesses operating in Jamaica will benefit from streamlined regulations and processes, public-private partnerships, as well as training and access to financing as ... [Published Street Sweeper - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 8 reports

Beyond the consensus

“If you want to rob the people wholesale start a bank”, says a Chinese proverb. The validity of this ancient wisdom aside, China itself has moved a long way away from socialism to embracing the ‘to be rich is glorious’ philosophy – as part of its journey ... [Published The News International - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 5 reports

World Bank approves US$50million dollars for Kenya

The World Bank approved a 50 million US dollar loan for Kenya to strengthen its capacity to manage the oil and gas sector and the distribution of its revenues to create sustainable growth across all areas of the country's economy. For more CNBC Africa ... [Published CNBC Africa - 21 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 3 reports

Development Déjà Vu

How canthe new BRICS bank avoid repeating the same mistakes and egregious human rightsviolations of the World Bank? ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

World Bank US$50 million loan approved to help boost Jamaica's business competitiveness

Existing and new businesses operating in Jamaica will soon benefit from streamlined regulations and processes, public-private partnerships, as well as training and access to financing.This will be facilitated through a World Bank approved US$50-million ... [Published Power 106 - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

World Bank report lauds KSEB performance

12:21 IST Despite political reasons that delayed its corporatizing as mandated by the Electricity Act of 2003, the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) is one of the best performing power utilities in the country, according to a World Bank study, which ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: World Bank Group, India
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 3 reports

Bauchi, World Bank - Partnering to Develop Community Projects

The Community and Social Development Agency (CSDA) came into existence after the expiration of the Local Empowerment and Environmental Management Project (LEEMP). The agency is a new intervention that is building on established community development structures ... [Published Town Hall - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

World Bank supports fuel subsidy removal

:52 Written by Sylvester Ebhodaghe View CommentsTHE World Bank has warned that unless Nigeria can realize major compensating increases in non-oil revenues otherwise known as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR), federal government budgets may experience ... [Published National Daily - Jul 28 2014]

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Mohit Davar, Acting CEO of Instant Cash, said, "With this strategic partnership, Instant Cash will be able to reach customers in the European and North American markets while connecting them to the rest of our growing network. The USA is the largest money transfer market in the world and with Ria's extensive network in the US and Europe, our postal partners and others will benefit from increased volume from these markets."
At a World Bank event in Mexico City earlier this year, Lacy said that he sees "the carbon tax as "the start engine for a Mexican carbon market." Officials have said Mexico is planning to enact a cap-and-trade program for its energy sector as part of the country's ongoing reformation of that sector."
...We condemn this act, of the enemies of Afghanistan, in the strongest terms," Ghani said. "His loss has left a void. He'll be missed! We'll not succumb to coward acts of the enemies of Afghanistan. Every loss of Afghans reminds us that we must stay united to overcome the challenges."
"Strategically, if I were an operator in coal, I wouldn't be exiting from here, but evidently if some do leave, the nation will be looking for partnerships elsewhere, both in actual extraction and in the logistics" the minister added

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Suicide Bomber Kills Afghan President’s Cousin [Published TIME.com - 5 hours ago]
(KABUL, Afghanistan) — A powerful cousin of outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai was assassinated by a suicide bomber hiding explosives in his cap on Tuesday, a provincial official said. It was the latest attack targeting Afghan power brokers and government ...
Suicide Bomber Kills Afghan President’s Cousin [Published The China Blog - 5 hours ago]
(KABUL, Afghanistan) — A powerful cousin of outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai was assassinated by a suicide bomber hiding explosives in his cap on Tuesday, a provincial official said. It was the latest attack targeting Afghan power brokers and government ...
Suicide Bomber Kills Afghan President’s Cousin [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - 5 hours ago]
(KABUL, Afghanistan) — A powerful cousin of outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai was assassinated by a suicide bomber hiding explosives in his cap on Tuesday, a provincial official said. It was the latest attack targeting Afghan power brokers and government ...
Dr. Sophal Ear: Corruption, aid and the new pol... [Published Khmerization - 6 hours ago]
2014-07-29 19:19 by David Boyle, Koam Chanrasmey and Griff TapperSophal Ear, one of the foremost Cambodian political economists, sat down with State of Play to discuss his theories on how foreign aid has weakened governance in Cambodia and how these lessons ...
Bakken Shale Gas Flaring Highlights Global Problem [Published Energy Outlook - 6 hours ago]
High rates of natural gas flaring in the Bakken shale formation are symptomatic of infrastructure limitations that prevent this gas from reaching a market. Although various technical options could reduce flaring from high-output well sites, none matches ...
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Breakingviews: World Bank vs Wall St [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 09 2014]
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