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My Turn: Anchoring the simplest meaning of equality of two other Americans and Jim Yong Kim, another physician who enlisted in the cause and is now President of the World Bank. Within a few years they were treating more than 100,000 Haitians. They eventually showed the entire would how people...
Lebanon's economy ravaged by Syria and electricity, according to a new report by the World Bank.The assessment was prepared quickly for a meeting of...Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is leading the meeting.The World Bank has not yet released the report, but it was published...
Change the World Bank needs

...the street may be familiar with the World Bank. Yet, it plays a critical societies.As current World Bank President Robert Zoellick steps down...development professional as the head of the World Bank and floated himself as a candidate...
Reform the World Bank

...published Monday in The Tulsa World: The World Bank was established to provide loans...countries. Evidence of that is the World Bank's requiring that onerous economic...from a humanitarian standpoint. The World Bank won't change these kinds of policies...
Africa's female business entrepreneurs take the lead

...across the world, according to the World Bank.About 63 percent of women in the...the worldwide rate, according to World Bank data, which also shows that necessity...International Finance Corp. of the World Bank, which in March launched a $600...
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Q&A with Grameen Foundation founder Alex Counts

...individuals? Overall results?Microfinance, if implemented well, is an effective tool in alleviating poverty. A recent World Bank study of microfinance in Bangladesh underscored the fact that access to credit does increase household assets and children's...
Hoya on the hardwood

...Antibes in France.With a degree in government studies and international relations, he weighed options to work for the World Bank and World Health Organization."I always felt like there was unfinished business," Touomou said. "I was never able...
Distant neighbors: Vagrants in Ghana

...the world), gold, and, since 2011, oil (estimated to be the 25th largest reserves in the world). In fact, the World Bank even ranked Ghana as a Lower-Middle Income Economy, a title shared by few other nations on the continent. Add to...
The enigma of support for higher education: Impact on Alaska

...planning to increase the number of young people attending university from 12 million to 30 million in the next decade. The World Bank has observed that India's economic success cannot be sustained without major investments in education. China's investment...
Malin Jennings

...her research, Jennings became an active advocate for Greenlanders hit hard by Arctic warming, giving speeches at the World Bank, the World Wildlife Fund in Tokyo, and the 2009 COP 15 Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen. Jennings is survived by...


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