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yesterday at 19:17. Facebook
Agriculture is a major driver of African economies, typically representing 30-40% of GDP and 65-70% of labor force. Learn how we can help smallholder farmers seize opportunities in Africa: [ Wrld.bg Link ]
Agriculture is a major driver of African economies typically representing 3040 of

How can we help smallholder farmers seize opportunities in Africa?

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Maryann Ngugi
Sirajo Abdulaziz
Daniel Mariscal
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yesterday at 14:45. Facebook
Without a globally consistent measure of urban areas, it can be difficult to track changes in built-up areas. Take a look at how mapping can help: [ Wrld.bg Link ]
Without a globally consistent measure of urban areas it can be difficult

Mapping and measuring urban places: are we there yet? (Part 1/2)

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Bayu Dwihanto Kuncahyono
Nwamuonso Victor
Marty Morris
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04/24/2017 at 21:43. Facebook
Every year they gather: innovators, bankers and builders, economists, agronomists, government ministers and academics – all committed to creating opportunities that #EndPoverty. Watch our 5 moments during the World Bank Group - IMF Spring Meetings: [ Wrld.bg Link ]
Every year they gather innovators bankers and builders economists agronomists go
Dana Atallah
Danny Manayaga
Bosko Belojevic
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World Bank
04/24/2017 at 15:55. Facebook
Good data leads to good policy, and better lives for people around the world. But where does data come from? “The Crowd and the Cloud” is a new documentary featuring the work of the World Bank’s Living Standards Measurement Study program to help countries design and run surveys.

Watch online and join a live discussion on Thursday 27th at 10pm EST: [ Wrld.bg Link ] The Crowd & The Cloud World...
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Good data leads to good policy and better lives for people around

Every data point has a human story

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Shamaila Ahmarin
Deborah Magbegor
Marguerite Duponchel
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World Bank
04/24/2017 at 02:10. Facebook
#WorldBookDay: How much time do you spend on social media each day? The average in many countries is around 35 minutes. What would happen if you instead spent 10 of those minutes reading with a child?

A new campaign in Tonga is encouraging families, particularly Dads, to spend 10 minutes every day reading with their children.

The impact can be life-changing. Read more: [ Wrld.bg Link ]
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Hassan'te Daud Mahmd
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04/23/2017 at 18:38. Facebook
Good nutrition is a basic building block of human capital and, as such, contributes to economic development. Help us break the cycle of malnutrition by supporting investments in life-saving nutrition
interventions. Join the #EndPoverty movement here: [ Wrld.bg Link ]
Good nutrition is a basic building block of human capital and as

#ItsPossible

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Laura Jean
Deborah Magbegor
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World Bank
04/22/2017 at 19:00. Facebook
We’re happy to welcome Elhadj Sy, the Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, live on April 22 at 3:00pm ET to our Mission: #ItsPossible Facebook Live booth, from the heart of the World Bank – IMF Spring Meetings. We will be talking about disaster preparedness and building resilience to shocks. Leave your question or comment and click below to...
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Chapagain Jagan
Ajay Appasaheb
Amjad Mohamed-Saleem
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World Bank
04/22/2017 at 18:27. Facebook
Nothing energizes us more than hearing about young people — #GenerationNow — who we know will be critical to help #EndPoverty. Know someone like that? Tag them below and sign up to join the movement. #ItsPossible when we work together: [ Wrld.bg Link ]
Nothing energizes us more than hearing about young people GenerationNow who we

This can be the generation to help end poverty. Take part in the #ItsPossible campaign.

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James Apollo Omina
Ashish Murugan
Juliana Mdamvetsa Lunguzi
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World Bank
04/22/2017 at 17:31. Facebook
The newly released 2017 Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals contains over 150 maps and data visualizations that chart the progress societies are making towards the 17 SDGs: [ Wrld.bg Link ]
#SDGAtlas, #WDI2017
Sandy Cairns
Thankappan V Kunjan
Khizar Riaz Tanoli
World Bank
World Bank
04/22/2017 at 14:15. Facebook
We’re happy to welcome Victor Hugo Orozco, Economist, Development Research Group, World Bank, live on April 22th at10:15am ET to our Mission: #ItsPossible Facebook Live booth, from the heart of the World Bank – IMF Spring Meetings. We will be having a conversation about how #itspossible that soap operas and other mass media can change behavior and end poverty. Leave your question or comment...
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Alina Orrico
Amlan Roy
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04/22/2017 at 13:17. Facebook
We're live with International Finance Corporation CEO President Philippe le Houérou.
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Mohammed Loqman
Melvin Magbanua
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04/21/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
We are talking with Shanta Devarajan, Chief Economist, Middle East & North Africa, World Bank Group, live NOW.
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Kamal Jalouqa
Soha Fadel
Satya Pal Bindra
World Bank
World Bank
04/21/2017 at 20:30. Facebook
We’re excited to welcome Amina Mohammed, UN Deputy Secretary-General, live on April 21th at 4:30pm ET to our Mission: #ItsPossible Facebook Live booth, from the heart of the World Bank – IMF Spring Meetings. We will be having a conversation on the Sustainable Development Goals and what it will take to achieve them. Leave your question or comment and click below to get a reminder!
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Sylvia Rolinski
Shafeeque Ahmed
World Bank
World Bank
04/21/2017 at 18:15. Facebook
We’re happy to welcome Christiana Figueres, Mission2020 Convenor and World Bank Climate Leader, live on April 21st at 2:15pm ET to our Mission: #ItsPossible Facebook Live booth, from the heart of the World Bank – IMF Spring Meetings. We will be talking about why it is important that countries and people commit to stop climate change. Leave your question or comment and click below to get a...
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Vishal Savajiani
Manju Suryodonge
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04/21/2017 at 16:31. Facebook
We are speaking with Sigve Brekke, CEO of Telenor, live NOW. Leave your questions and comments below.
Krisna Sumantri
Pradeep Kumar Kulhria
Nafia Hussain
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04/21/2017 at 15:03. Facebook
We’re thrilled to welcome Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Singer, Humanitarian, Founder of Princess of Africa Foundation, live on April 21st at 11:00am ET to our Mission: #ItsPossible Facebook Live booth, from the heart of the World Bank – IMF Spring Meetings. We will be having a conversation about the importance of nutrition. Leave your question or comment and click below to get a reminder!
Umesh Kumar Pokharel Charkhule
Bertrand Ngnie
Joe Mwesige
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04/21/2017 at 13:15. Facebook
We’re happy to welcome Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Minister of Finance, Indonesia, live on April 21st at 9:10am ET to our Mission: #ItsPossible Facebook Live booth, from the heart of the World Bank – IMF Spring Meetings. We will be talking about social inclusion. Leave your question or comment and click below to get a reminder!
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Shemshat Kasimova
Pradeep Kumar Kulhria
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World Bank
04/21/2017 at 02:54. Facebook
Take a 360 tour of our Mission #ItsPossible Facebook Live set!
Take a 360 tour of our Mission ItsPossible Facebook Live set
Azeez Kamil
Soni Mukesh
Mudassir Waheed
World Bank
World Bank
04/20/2017 at 21:38. Facebook
The private sector would invest more in emerging markets if it were less risky. Yet, a lack of familiarity, concerns about political risk, and a scarcity of bankable projects have too often prevented them from doing so

Join us for a discussion on de-risking for private Investors. [ Wrld.bg Link ]
The private sector would invest more in emerging markets if it were

New World Bank event: De-risking for Private Investors

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Muruganandam Anandam
Luis Barreto Jr
Mohinder Singh Bajwa
World Bank
World Bank
04/20/2017 at 19:30. Facebook
We’re thrilled to welcome Simona Scarpaleggia, CEO of IKEA Switzerland and co-chair of the UN High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment, live on April 20th at 3:30pm ET to our Mission: #ItsPossible Facebook Live booth, from the heart of the World Bank – IMF Spring Meetings. We will be having a discussion about the efforts to strengthen women's economic empowerment. Leave your question...
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Robertina Afrika
Sidie Sheriff