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Sanitation challenges: Govt not well equipped, say experts
Apr 21, 2015 According to experts, the Indian government’s flagship Clean India campaign would not deliver results without an integrated approach.
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Bangladesh rejects climate fund from UK
Feb 15, 2010 Dhaka has rejected Britain’s offer of £60m fund for climate change through World Bank saying that it would have unfavorable conditions attached to it. Activists from Britain and Bangladesh suggest that an alternative mechanism could be worked out to distribute all the money through a national board.
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India gets more say in World Bank
Apr 27, 2010 The decision of the World Bank to increase India’s voting rights and an $86-billion hike in its share capital has made the country the seventh largest shareholder in the institution. The extra capital could be used to facilitate more jobs and protect the vulnerable through safety nets.
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Nepal accepts $37 million loan from World Bank
Aug 12, 2013 Only 46 per cent of Nepal's population has electricity. To help remedy this and bring a change in living standards in the country, Nepal has accepted a $37 million loan from the World Bank for a power transmission and trade project with India.
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World Bank approves $255 mn for AIDS project in India
May 06, 2013 The World Bank has approved the fourth of a series of credits aimed at supporting India’s AIDS control program which seeks to curb the spread of HIV by 2017. The $255 million credit to the National AIDS Control Support Project will help accelerate AIDS prevention programs by targeting vulnerable groups at high risk of infection.
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India's growth projected to rise to 5.7 per cent: WB
Jun 13, 2013 Growth in Brazil, India, Russia, South Africa and Turkey has been held back by supply bottlenecks, says the World Bank in the newly–released report.
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Bangladesh's dual burden
Jul 04, 2011 Bangladesh is resisting the proposed World Bank climate loans amidst fears of growing indebtedness and poverty. Campaigner Rezaul Karim Chowdhury resents the loans being ‘pushed’ on the country already beleaguered by climate change.
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India signs WB grant deal for climate fund assistance
Feb 13, 2015 India signs grant agreement with World Bank for special climate change fund assistance of $8 mn for sustainable livelihoods and adaptation to climate change project.
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World Bank fillip for India’s microfinance lending system
Nov 02, 2012 The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is helping India to expand its credit-reporting system.
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World Bank grant could ‘exacerbate’ problems in border regions
Aug 14, 2012 Civil society groups have urged the World Bank to exercise caution before pressing ahead with their plans to pump $85 million into community projects in Burma’s conflict-torn border regions or risk “exacerbating” local problems.
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Global food prices on the rise, ADB recommends food price index for ASEAN
Sep 03, 2012 Food prices are on the rise again, prompting fears of another food crisis like what happened four years ago. The World Bank, based on its latest Food Price Watch report confirms the trend though it says that it does not see a repeat of 2008— at least not yet.
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World Bank approves $106 million for improving child nutrition in India
Sep 07, 2012 To help India tackle the problem of malnutrition, World Bank today approved the ICDS Systems Strengthening and Nutrition Improvement Project (ISSNIP). The project will work in eight states particularly in 162 high malnutrition-burden districts in India.
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World Bank team discusses tourism development
Aug 15, 2013 In a bid to bring about sustainable development through tourism, a World Bank team surveyed various Buddhist areas to bring about tourism development.
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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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NGOs rise to the occasion for WB’s grant programme
Apr 04, 2013 Nearly 200 proposals for proven business models received from social entrepreneurs and NGOs for the World Bank’s India Development Market Place.
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India signs up for low income housing project
Aug 16, 2013 India and the World Bank signed a $ 100 million project to finance low income housing projects in the country.
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World Bank calls for a world free of poverty
Apr 03, 2013 Calling for ambitious new goals to help the most vulnerable, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim has outlined a bold agenda for the global community toward ending extreme poverty by 2030 and promoting shared prosperity to boost the incomes of the poorest 40 per cent of the population in each country.
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Maharashtra leading the way in water reforms: World Bank
Jul 31, 2012 At least 40-70 percent more water can be made available for urban Indian homes at no extra cost if physical and financial leakages in the delivery of Water Supply and Sanitation (WSS) services are plugged. Maharashtra is showing the way and has been implementing several measures to plug these inefficiencies, says a new World Bank report.
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World Bank organises South Asia Regional Art Exhibition
Jan 14, 2013 The World Bank organises 'Imagining Our Future Together', an exhibition that will showcase art from all over South Asia as a means to foster more regional cooperation between the countries.
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India, Pakistan set to see record growth in remittances
Nov 21, 2012 South Asian countries, notably India, Pakistan and Bangladesh are set to see record growth in remittances in the coming year.
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World Bank managing director to visit Sri Lanka
Nov 15, 2012 World Bank managing director Mulyani Indrawati will visit Sri Lanka from November 15 to 19 to see how the global lender can do more to support Sri Lanka's progress.
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World Bank Group President Jim Kim to visit India
Mar 09, 2013 The World Bank President will be coming to India and meeting government leaders to discuss development challenges and seeing the possibilities of more investment in the country.
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World Bank's IFC to support Clean E-India initiative
Apr 09, 2013 E-waste from discarded mobile phones will increase 18 times from 2007 levels in India, according to a United Nations report.
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World Bank Group launches 2013 India Development Marketplace
Jan 29, 2013 In its efforts to encourage social enterprises, the World Bank group pledges USD $1 million in grants to be awarded to 15-20 social enterprises.
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Highlighting health crisis in South Asia
Mar 11, 2011 World Bank's report South Asia at Health Crossroads with High Rates of Heart Disease, Diabetes, and Obesity reveals that South Asian countries, particularly India, are facing a “health crisis” with a rise in non communicable diseases (NCDs). It also lays down guidelines to effectively manage non-communicable diseases and improving health systems.
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Security, justice key to combat growing violence: World Bank Report
Apr 11, 2011 The World Development Report 2011: Conflict, Security, and Development launched by the World Bank examines the changing nature of violence in the 21st century, and underlines the negative impact of repeated cycles of violence on a country or region’s development prospects. The report instead emphasizes on access to jobs, security and justice as key to combat these cycles.
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Mixed progress on MDGs: World Bank
Apr 18, 2011 World Bank’s Global Monitoring Report 2011: Improving the Odds of Achieving the MDGs reveals mixed progress on Millennium Development Goals. According to the report, global fight against poverty is on track but the health target may be missed due to high child and maternal mortality rates.
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Low-tech aids monitoring of projects in South Asia
Jun 16, 2010 The World Bank ICT unit is promoting simple and sustainable tech systems in India and Afghanistan to improve project outcomes and result in better services for poor people. It has proposed GPS cameras, cell phones, and smart cards to get timely, reliable information, and monitoring of multi-site projects.
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World Bank loan for Bangladesh's identification system
May 27, 2011 The World Bank is assisting the government of Bangladesh to develop a national identification system for efficient public service delivery. The project envisages mainstreaming information technology as a pro-poor tool to reduce poverty, establish good governance and ensure social equity.
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South Asia would be permanently altered at 4 degrees and beyond
Nov 27, 2012 For a number of years, a majority of South Asians have been painfully aware that climate change is real and, if left unfettered, has the potential to reverse the significant gains the region has made on poverty reduction and other Millennium Development Goals.
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