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The World Bank Reorganization 1 - Structure

Earlier this month we published an overview of the new Global Practices (GPs) and Cross-Cutting Solution Areas (CCSAs), along with the Senior Directors in charge of these new divisions. 690 more words

Former World Bank Senior Council Says A “Second Species” On Earth Controls Money & Religion

Former World Bank Senior Council, Karen Hudes has been making a lot of noise lately, and she recently said something she’s never said before. She said that a second species on Earth controls money and religion. 581 more words

Awakening

Kenya's economy grows by 25% after recalculation

Kenya’s economy is believed to be 25% larger than previously estimated following a change in the way its size is calculated.
The recalculation means it will now be considered by economists and the World Bank as a middle-income country, rather than a low-income one.
As a result growth for…

Nigeria’s business environment deteriorating — World Bank

The environment for doing business in Nigeria worsened in 2014 from 2013.
This was disclosed by the World Bank on Monday.
The Annual Doing Business Report in Nigeria 2014, which benchmarks 35 Nigerian states in addition to Abuja, covered four indicators including starting a business, dealing…

Eight companies told to cease royalty payments to illegitimate landowners at Roku

By John Samar 

Port Moresby: Papua New Guinea:-Eight companies operating illegally on customary land at Roku have been given notices to stop paying royalty monies to fraudsters.Roku village is adjacent to Singapore’s Puma Oil Refinery at Napanapa, and the Exxon Mobil managed US$15 million LNG plant at Boera south of Port Moresby. 902 more words

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Water consumption: A canal too far | The Economist

THREE years ago the residents of Hualiba village in central China’s Henan province were moved 10km (six miles) from their homes into squat, yellow houses far from any source of work or their newly allocated fields. 773 more words

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Brazil to Triple Its Marine Protected Area with World Bank's Help

Brazzil, 9/28/2014

A Brazilian pioneer initiative will more than triple the ocean area under environmental protection in Brazil, from 5.5 million hectares to over 17.5 million, an area larger than Greece. 69 more words

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