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World Bank supports rural water supply project with $500 mn loan

Jan 07, 2014

World Bank supports rural water supply project with $500 mn loan

It will support the design and implementation of a dedicated RWSS program for low income states under the ongoing National Rural Drinking Water Program in the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (MoDWS) #Uttar Pradesh #World Bank #NewsTracker #Assam #bIhar #Jharkhand #Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation #International Development Association #RWSS
World Bank raises $52 bn to finance poor countries for next 3 yrs

Dec 18, 2013

World Bank raises $52 bn to finance poor countries for next 3 yrs

The World Bank said Tuesday that a group of developed and developing countries agreed to contribute $52 billion in financing over the next three years to the bank's fund for the poorest countries. #World Bank #NewsTracker #Funding #International Development Association #poor countries
US must take action on fiscal uncertainties: G20

Oct 12, 2013

US must take action on fiscal uncertainties: G20

Acknowledging that the current global economic outlook presents challenges, the G20 countries have asked the US to take urgent action to address short-term fiscal uncertainties. #Economy #India #Barack Obama #P. Chidambaram #NewsTracker #G20 #International Development Association
Stop extra aid to Pakistan unless taxes increase: UK report

Apr 05, 2013

Stop extra aid to Pakistan unless taxes increase: UK report

Britain should withhold extra aid to Pakistan unless the country does more to gather taxes from its wealthier citizens, a damning parliamentary inquiry report has said, even as UK plans to double its assistance to Islamabad. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Department for International Development
Lagarde's next battle at IMF: Raising fresh funds for poor countries

Apr 23, 2012

Lagarde's next battle at IMF: Raising fresh funds for poor countries

Lagarde urged wealthy countries, which made a profit from the IMF's sale of 403.3 tonnes of gold last year, to reinvest the windfalls into the PRGT. #ThisisNext #Pranab Mukherjee #International Monetary Fund #International development

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Lagarde's next battle at IMF: Raising fresh funds for poor countries

Aug 28, 2014

GSK/NIAID Ebola Vaccine To Enter US, UK Human Safety Trials

The Wellcome Trust, the Medical Research Council (MRC), and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) have announced this morning that an Ebola vaccine developed in the U.S. will enter human safety trials in the US next week and in the U...
Lagarde's next battle at IMF: Raising fresh funds for poor countries

Aug 23, 2014

A Top-Notch Tool for Market Timing

The debate over whether it is possible to time the stock market has been going on for years and will likely continue into the foreseeable future. One of the difficulties in assessing the merits of market timing is that some of the analysis that goes ...
Lagarde's next battle at IMF: Raising fresh funds for poor countries

Aug 27, 2014

Xignite's Lessons About FinTech API Design

Xignite’s product, financial data, is in abundant supply all over the world, so there is little chance of competing based on the raw materials provided. But by using well-designed, developer-friendly APIs as a differentiator, Xignite has built a busi...