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In Pokri Dangra village in #Bhutan, a new road has significantly improved access to markets and services and reduced the cost of trading goods with other communities. Learn how we're working with the people of Bhutan to improve their livelihoods:
In Pokri Dangra village in Bhutan a new road has significantly improved

New roads to better lives in rural Bhutan

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World Bank South Asia
04/22/2017 at 04:05. Facebook
The lives of villagers in the Daykundi province of #Afghanistan have been positively impacted with the rehabilitation of local roads. There’s improved access to essential facilities and markets, lowered transport costs and increased #employment opportunities. Read about it here: [ Wrld.bg Link ]
The lives of villagers in the Daykundi province of Afghanistan have been

All-weather Roads Bring Tangible Improvements to Rural Communities in Daykundi Province

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World Bank South Asia
04/22/2017 at 03:49. Facebook
Did you know that 35% of women experience violence in their lifetime. Beyond devastating personal costs, gender-based violence inflicts a steep economic toll. The World Bank Group and Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) today awarded funds to 10 innovative proposals to prevent and respond to gender-based violence (GBV). A Pakistani team from The Urban Institute and Information...
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Did you know that 35 of women experience violence in their lifetime

Innovative Study from Pakistan around Gender-Based Violence Wins World Bank Group, SVRI Funding

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World Bank South Asia
World Bank South Asia
04/21/2017 at 19:25. Facebook
Remittance flows to #SouthAsia are expected to grow by 2 percent to $112 billion in 2017. How does this compare to the rest of the world? All the details: [ Wrld.bg Link ]
Remittance flows to SouthAsia are expected to grow by 2 percent to
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World Bank South Asia
World Bank South Asia
04/21/2017 at 17:22. Facebook
Martin Rama, World Bank’s Chief Economist for #SouthAsia on how the region could be impacted by rising protectionism in the West and why it needs to keep focusing on export, if it’s to emulate East Asia's economic success. With CGTN America
Martin Rama World Banks Chief Economist for SouthAsia on how the region

World Bank’s Chief South Asia economist on regional growth

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World Bank South Asia
World Bank South Asia
04/21/2017 at 03:32. Facebook
#YouthEmployment in #SouthAsia and the rest of the world starts with #digital skills. Here are 5 strategies to help you land #DigitalJobs:
YouthEmployment in SouthAsia and the rest of the world starts with digital

Five strategies to help youth succeed in the digital age

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World Bank South Asia
World Bank South Asia
04/20/2017 at 13:56. Facebook
FACEBOOK LIVE: Will mounting protectionism in developed countries harm or create more growth and job opportunities in #SouthAsia? A live discussion with World Bank Chief Economist for South Asia, Martin Rama and Robert Beyer, World Bank Economist for South Asia.
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Huzaifa Javed
World Bank South Asia
World Bank South Asia
04/20/2017 at 11:10. Facebook
Will mounting protectionism in developed countries harm or create more growth and job opportunities in #SouthAsia? A live discussion with World Bank Chief Economist for South Asia Martin Rama and CNBC-TV18’s Ritu Singh. Part 2
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World Bank South Asia
World Bank South Asia
04/20/2017 at 10:53. Facebook
Will mounting protectionism in developed countries harm or create more growth and job opportunities in #SouthAsia? A live discussion with World Bank Chief Economist for South Asia Martin Rama and CNBC-TV18’s Ritu Singh.
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Ramnarayan Shreshta
Ravi Shanker
World Bank South Asia
World Bank South Asia
04/20/2017 at 09:08. Facebook
Send in your questions and comments now for World Bank's Chief Economist for South Asia, Martin Rama. CNBC-TV18 Principal Correspondent, Ritu Singh may pick your questions while she discusses: Is South Asia on track to become the world next global powerhouse?
Send in your questions and comments now for World Banks Chief Economist
World Bank South Asia
World Bank South Asia
04/20/2017 at 02:48. Facebook
What will it take to build inclusive, resilient, livable, and sustainable cities of the future? Share your ideas with us, and sign up for a LIVE webcast April 21 to discuss the future of our cities: [ Wrld.bg Link ] #Cities4Dev #GlobalGoals
What will it take to build inclusive resilient livable and sustainable cities
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World Bank South Asia
World Bank South Asia
04/19/2017 at 21:25. Facebook
Will mounting protectionism in developed countries harm or create more growth and job opportunities in #SouthAsia? To find out, join World Bank Chief Economist for South Asia Martin Rama and CNBC-TV18 Managing Editor Shereen Bhan for an exciting live discussion on Thursday at 4:00 PM IST.
Will mounting protectionism in developed countries harm or create more growth and
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World Bank South Asia
World Bank South Asia
04/19/2017 at 02:20. Facebook
Despite mounting protectionism, #SouthAsia, still the fastest growing region in the world, has an opportunity to increase exports to create jobs and accelerate growth. How could this be achieved? An update from World Bank Chief Economist for South Asia, Martin Rama: #SAEF17
Despite mounting protectionism SouthAsia still the fastest growing region in the world
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World Bank South Asia
World Bank South Asia
04/18/2017 at 19:47. Facebook
"I’m excited to come and see the diverse offerings at this year’s Digital Youth Summit (DYS), and to participate in making history in Pakistan’s digital transformation." Learn why YOU should be excited about #DYS17 don't miss out, sign up now! Read Anna O'Donnell's blog: [ Wrld.bg Link ]
Im excited to come and see the diverse offerings at this years

Why am I excited for the next digital youth summit?

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World Bank South Asia
World Bank South Asia
04/18/2017 at 06:17. Facebook
The latest South Asia Economic Focus report is out! How quickly are countries in #SouthAsia expected to grow over the next year and could they keep their momentum? #SAEF17
The latest South Asia Economic Focus report is out How quickly are
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Mahir Ullah
World Bank South Asia
World Bank South Asia
04/18/2017 at 04:13. Facebook
Regional GDP growth is expected to rise from 6.7 percent in 2016 to 6.8 percent in 2017, and 7.1 percent in 2018 in #SouthAsia. The region is comforting its lead over East Asia. All the numbers in #SAEF17
Regional GDP growth is expected to rise from 67 percent in 2016
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World Bank South Asia
04/18/2017 at 03:19. Facebook
Inland water transport is recognized as one of the most energy efficient and #environment-friendly modes of transport. However, #India has yet to realize the full potential of its 5,600 km of inland waterways. Here's one step in the right direction:
Inland water transport is recognized as one of the most energy efficient

Developing India's First Modern Inland Waterway

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Ayaan Khan
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The new South Asia Economic Focus finds that #SouthAsia remains the world’s fastest growing region and has widened its lead compared with other regions, with regional growth expected to rise from 6.7 percent in 2016 to 6.8 percent in 2017, and 7.1 percent in 2018. #SAEF17
The new South Asia Economic Focus finds that SouthAsia remains the worlds
The latest edition of the South Asia Economic Focus: Globalization Backlash is out. Find out from World Bank Chief Economist Martin Rama how South Asia will fare in a global environment of mounting protectionism: VIDEO #SAEF17. With The Financial Express
The latest edition of the South Asia Economic Focus Globalization Backlash is

Protectionist measures to open up new opportunities for South Asia, says World Bank economist Martin Rama

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The automotive industry has the potential to create more jobs and growth in #India, provided the country – and South Asia -- invest more in improving their auto workers’ and managers’ skills: [ Wrld.bg Link ] #SouthAsiaCompetes
The automotive industry has the potential to create more jobs and growth
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