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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
McDowell Group's new research analyst

...someone of Brad's caliber join our firm."Prior to his time at the Rainforest Center Ewing managed projects for the World Bank, United Nations, European Union, and the Indonesian Ministry of Public Works as a researcher for the Global Footprint...
Pondering our water blessings water consumption is doubling every 20 years. Looking at the 4 billion, low-income consumers in the world, the World Bank estimates the total market for drinking water in countries throughout Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe and Latin America...
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...
Pro: U.S. businesses and workers need full access to Russia's surging economy

...start in tapping the growing Russian market.Russia has more than 140 million consumers and a growing middle class. The World Bank forecasts that WTO accession will increase Russian GDP by 11 percent over the long haul as greater openness and competition...


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