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How social marketing can ensure the success of clean cooking programs in Indonesia

Indonesia’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, together with the World Bank, announced a multi-phase program to introduce affordable, biomass-fueled cookstoves to the 24.5 million families – or 40 percent of households across Indonesia – who still use traditional biomass, mostly firewood, for cooking. 740 more words

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Why the next world war will be fought over food

The world has a massive food crisis on its hands. The crisis is so big that organizations like the World Bank and the United Nations… 871 more words

Energy

Fighting Poverty in Paraguay

Here is an interesting press release by the World Bank about a poverty reduction project in Paraguay.  This project funded at about $1 Billion US dollars is an ambitious effort to increase the incomes of the poorest 40% of the population.   36 more words

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Lima's Transit Woes

Original post date: October 07, 2013
Article by: Ben Douglas

The World Bank has devoted a considerable amount of funding in recent years to the establishment of… 752 more words

Transportation

World Bank scolded on human rights

By David Bosco

A few days ago, a group of United Nations human rights experts released a quite unusual letter that sharply criticized the World Bank for its treatment of human rights. 356 more words

Health Insurance Subsidy Process Evaluation - Kenya

The African Health Markets for Equity (AHME) is a five-year project that aims to improve health outcomes through the provision of quality private sector health care targeting the poor in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana.  229 more words

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