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Bank on poor women and phones to drive growth in Africa, experts say

Nov 25, 2014

Bank on poor women and phones to drive growth in Africa, experts say

Advisory Council of the U.S.-based charity Women's World Banking."Unless we can make access to finance easier for women in their businesses, we will be
Global warming could undermine fight against poverty: <b>World</b> <b>Bank</b>

Nov 24, 2014

Global warming could undermine fight against poverty: World Bank

Washington: Climate change could undermine efforts to defeat extreme poverty around the globe, the World Bank has warned. In a new report on the
Ebola can be contained by mid-2015: UN chief Ban Ki-moon

Nov 22, 2014

Ebola can be contained by mid-2015: UN chief Ban Ki-moon

conference at the World Bank headquarters, the UN secretary-general emphasised that results are still uneven, and announced that the organisation's top health
U.N. Green Fund gets $9.3 bln in pledges at Berlin conference

Nov 21, 2014

U.N. Green Fund gets $9.3 bln in pledges at Berlin conference

be more," the World Bank's President Jim Yong Kim said, noting however that he was "very encouraged" by the pledges. Greenpeace hailed
Ebola's impact on Africa economy might be less than feared - <b>World</b> <b>Bank</b>

Nov 20, 2014

Ebola's impact on Africa economy might be less than feared - World Bank

worst-case scenario of $32 billion, the World Bank's chief economist for the continent said on Wednesday.Francisco Ferreira said in a lecture in
Poor can't be burdened with fight against climate change: Mahajan at UN

Nov 19, 2014

Poor can't be burdened with fight against climate change: Mahajan at UN

dioxide, after China and the US, its per capital output of carbon dioxide is only 1.7 tonnes against 17.6 tonnes for the US in 2010, according to the World
Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone to get $285 mn from <b>World</b> <b>Bank</b> to fight Ebola

Nov 19, 2014

Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone to get $285 mn from World Bank to fight Ebola

Washington: The World Bank has approved a grant of $285 million to finance the three west African countries hardest hit by the Ebola crisis.The grant
Ebola: <b>World</b> <b>Bank</b> chief proposes global emergency epidemic fund

Nov 18, 2014

Ebola: World Bank chief proposes global emergency epidemic fund

Berlin: World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim warned on Tuesday that the Ebola outbreak in west Africa could trigger famine, and called for the creation of
Ronaldo, Neymar Jr join fight against Ebola

Nov 18, 2014

Ronaldo, Neymar Jr join fight against Ebola

help raise global awareness in the fight against Ebola, a UN spokesperson said here Monday.The World Bank launched a new campaign Monday called "11
G20 statement on Ebola stops short of financial commitments

Nov 15, 2014

G20 statement on Ebola stops short of financial commitments

what their financial commitment can be both in the short-term and the longer term," Szoke told Reuters.The World Bank, which has suggested the cost