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Why More Jobs in Ethiopia Could Mean Fewer Refugees in Europe

According to the International Organization for Migration, Eritreans and Somalis make up some of the largest numbers of African refugees who have attempted to reach Europe… 437 more words

The World Bank’s recipe for irrelevance

Sep 21,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – Devesh Kapur

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim’s nomination for a second term is inexorably moving forward with a lack of transparency that has become all too typical.  919 more words

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Mozambique Mining: Baobab Resources launches “Tete Iron & Steel Project”

A steel plant in Tete province costing about US$770 million will help boost the economic development of that region of Mozambique, announced Tuesday in Tete provincial governor Paulo Auade, quoted by Mozambican news agency AIM. 210 more words

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The Neoliberal Lesson not Learned

It was not long before Mohamed Bouazizi set himself alight in protest of his inability to make a living that the IMF was hailing Tunisia as a poster child for neoliberal restructuring and economic growth. 1,007 more words

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eC2:Project Administrative Support for Oil Palm Smallholders Project

Deadline: 04-Oct-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The World Bank Group Framework/IFC Strategy for Engagement in the palm oil sector has identified smallholder development as a top priority for achieving more equitable benefit-sharing and better livelihoods for smallholders. 63 more words

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MoU World Bank and Government of Curaçao

On Thursday September 15th the World Bank and the Government of Curaçao signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) focused on strengthen the relations and promoting the exchange of knowledge and expertise in areas of mutual interest. 323 more words

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