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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

Jul 28, 2014

Is Big Philanthropy A Western 'Tyranny Of Experts' - Or Measure Of Imperfect Democracy?

Years ago, quite early in my development career (which itself is a second career to journalism), I was sitting comfortably in the board room of a white shoe law firm with panoramic views of midtown Manhattan. The occasion was the board meeting of non...
Lagarde's next battle at IMF: Raising fresh funds for poor countries

Jul 22, 2014

'Manhattan' tells story of the isolated outpost where the Bomb was born

The place where American scientists developed the atomic bombs that ended World War II had several similarities to the Japanese internment camp a few miles down the road...
Lagarde's next battle at IMF: Raising fresh funds for poor countries

Jul 24, 2014

A Food Waste Reduction Movement Gathers Steam

Americans today are paying closer attention to food waste, long a European concern. Helping them reduce that waste is an important new opportunity for food and restaurant brands. Like Ikea and EasyJet, who have made the spartan ethic trendy, food fir... #EasyJet #Ikea
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