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Investments in family planning can save $11 bn annually
Nov 15, 2012 Making voluntary family planning available to everyone in developing countries would reduce costs for maternal and newborn health care by $11.3 billion annually, according to The State of World Population 2012, published by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund.
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French senator observes rapid progress in Sri Lanka
Aug 24, 2013 Nathalie Goulet, a member of the French Senate, said she will encourage the politicians in France to strengthen relations with Sri Lanka.
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Indian media laud Sri Lanka’s development
Sep 12, 2014 The Indian media team visiting Sri Lanka expressed confidence that the island would be a fully developed country within the next decade.
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Global finance officials endorse WB target to end poverty
Apr 22, 2013 The World Bank goal aimed to reduce extreme poverty to 3 percent globally and targets the bottom 40 percent of people living in each country in the developing world.
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Urgent call to halt steel project in India’s Odisha
Oct 03, 2013 “Forced evictions constitute gross violations of human rights,” said the UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing.
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Create more opportunities for small farmers: UN
Jul 06, 2013 A new UN report notes that with more inclusive value chains, small farmers are more likely to adopt new technologies required to achieve productivity growth.
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Sri Lanka is a valued development partner: Philippines
Aug 08, 2013 Both Sri Lanka and Philippines placed emphasis on the need for social equity, said Albert del Rosario, Secretary of the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs.
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Our decisions will 'benefit' future generations: Rajapaksa
Jul 31, 2014 We have been moving towards making our economic growth sustainable, inclusive and long lasting, said Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Sri Lankan President.
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Poorer nations may find it hard to foster industrialization: UN
Apr 14, 2013 The developing countries face a more complex, and daunting set of circumstances than the developing countries that embarked on industrialization after 1950, says a new book prepared by a UN agency.
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Less developed nations will look to emulate SL: Mahinda
Jul 28, 2013 “Less developed nations may look to emulate Sri Lanka's success in the future,” said Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Sri Lankan President.
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Schwarzenegger warns of “looming” climate disaster
Apr 11, 2013 In view of the upcoming climate finance meeting scheduled in Washington where extending finance to developing nations for climate change mitigation will also be a focus point, Arnold Schwarzenegger says the USA should take urgent action to address climate change and emerge as a leader.
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Renewables: Developing nations lead in policy making
Jun 06, 2014 The number of developing economies engaged in renewable energy production has considerably increased with better support policies and technological advances.
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India second largest development aid giver to Sri Lanka
May 23, 2013 Provision of grant assistance by India has substantially increased during the last few years mainly for social infrastructure development and emergency rehabilitation.
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WB warns developing countries over economic growth
Jan 16, 2013 Developing countries need to focus on raising the growth potential of their economies, while strengthening buffers to deal with risks from the Euro Area and fiscal policy in the United States, says the World Bank in the newly-released Global Economic Prospects (GEP) report.
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Developing nations to share info on community-based adaptation
Apr 30, 2013 Countries in Asia and Africa have formed an open and informal 'government group network' to help mainstream community-based adaptation (CBA) to climate change and share knowledge and evidence gathered from projects.
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Developing world farmers too hungry to adapt
Sep 17, 2012 Small farmers in the developing world who are going hungry for long periods of time - in some cases for up to half the year in Ethiopia's Borana region - are failing to find ways to adapt to an increasingly erratic climate, a new survey has found.
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Mercury emissions rise in developing nations: study
Jan 11, 2013 Due to rapid industrialization, Asia is the largest regional emitter of mercury, and accounts for just under half of all global releases, the study says.
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Remarkable decline in global poverty, says World Bank
Apr 20, 2013 “Despite the remarkable progress, the 1.2 billion people still living in extreme poverty is a stain on our collective conscience,” said World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim.
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Pregnant mothers in developing world face lead threat
Oct 24, 2013 Children and pregnant mothers in the developing world are facing widespread exposure to toxic lead in paint.
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Developing countries face uncertainties over debt: UNCTAD
Nov 13, 2013 “Continued stagnation in advanced economies recently caused a “sharp contraction of export growth,” the Secretary-General of UNCTAD said.
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Developing nations put climate change at heart of plans
Apr 25, 2013 Government representatives from Africa and Asia have formed a network to enable policymakers in countries at risk from climate change to share information and collaborate in ways that can strengthen their policies.
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