World Bank South Asia
World Bank South Asia
yesterday at 10:17. Facebook
Join the #IDU2017 conversation and discuss the Indian Economy with the Senior Country Economist, Frederico G. Sander.
World Bank South Asia
World Bank South Asia
yesterday at 06:40. Facebook
In #Bangladesh, the World Bank is helping communities to innovate and implement solutions to cope up with #ClimateChange impacts unique to their localities, which have benefitted over 40,000 families. Watch how communities living in flash flood prone areas in Northern districts, or drought prone areas in north-western districts or saline prone areas in coastal region are overcoming climate...
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Kofi Mensa
NEW VIDEO: Did you know child marriage will cost developing countries trillions of dollars by 2030?. Every year of early child marriage reduces the possibility of girl school completion. Ending child marriage therefore isn't only morally right but economically smart. #CostsOfChildMarriage Watch:
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World Bank South Asia
World Bank South Asia
06/27/2017 at 17:38. Facebook
We believe keeping girls in school is the best way to end child marriage. Women have fewer children later in life leading to an increase in expected earnings and household welfare. [ Wrld.bg Link ] ##CostsOfChildMarriage
We believe keeping girls in school is the best way to end

Child Marriage Will Cost Developing Countries Trillions of Dollars by 2030, Says World Bank/ICRW Report

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World Bank South Asia
World Bank South Asia
06/27/2017 at 01:11. Facebook
Don't miss this great opportunity on World Bank India: Senior Country Economist Frederico Gil Sander will unpack the Indian economy and tell how the country can continue moving on its growth trajectory during a Facebook Live:
On Wednesday, 28th June
from 3:30pm to 4:00pm IST.
Use #IDU2017 to ask questions, NOW!
Dont miss this great opportunity on World Bank India Senior Country Economist
With support Nepal is transforming #business regulations to help reduce costs and time involved in starting a business. Trust in civic institutions has been strengthened encouraging local businesses to flourish and improving government-to-business services. Here’s how it works: wrld.bg/ewFx30bPYrX #businessclimate #investment #ICT
With support Nepal is transforming business regulations to help reduce costs and

In Nepal, an Initiative to Improve the Investment Climate is Building Confidence Among Local Businesses

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World Bank South Asia
World Bank South Asia
06/26/2017 at 18:01. Facebook
What do economic growth and cricket have in common?
What do economic growth and cricket have in common

How does Sri Lanka Score in Growth?

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World Bank South Asia
World Bank South Asia
06/25/2017 at 04:09. Facebook
In Afghanistan #migration to big cities has been minimized as road construction in the villages of Daykundi province has provided job opportunities and easy access to markets and essential facilities. [ Wrld.bg Link ]
In Afghanistan migration to big cities has been minimized as road construction

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

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World Bank South Asia
World Bank South Asia
06/24/2017 at 12:55. Facebook
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World Bank South Asia
World Bank South Asia
06/23/2017 at 03:41. Facebook
Villagers in the remote areas in Daykundi Province of #Afghanistan are now enjoying access to better health care thanks to the Shish Basic Health Center. Open daily, the center operates with a staff of seven, and provides quality healthcare and prescription drugs to nearly 20,000 people. LEarn more:
Villagers in the remote areas in Daykundi Province of Afghanistan are now

Quality Health Care Reaches Villages in Afghanistan’s Mountainous Daykundi Province

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World Bank South Asia
World Bank South Asia
06/22/2017 at 03:23. Facebook
Less than one percent of India's freight is transported through its waterways. How can #India develop a cheaper and greener mode of transportation?
Less than one percent of Indias freight is transported through its waterways

Developing India's First Modern Inland Waterway

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#India’s Bihar Rural Livelihoods Project, locally known as JEEViKA, works exclusively with women from poor rural families and has delivered transformative results in Bihar. JEEViKA has mobilized more than 7 million rural women into self-help groups, which help them get access to finance and markets to start and expand their businesses.
Jack Kumar
The World Bank-funded National Rural Livelihoods Project has scaled up community-led development to improve the livelihoods of 45 million women in rural #India. What can the world learn from India’s innovative use of social media, ‘poverty reduction champions’, community groups and putting women at the center of development?
The World Bankfunded National Rural Livelihoods Project has scaled up communityl

Supporting creation of institutional platform of 45 million women for social and economic empowerment in rural India: The National Rural Livelihoods Mission

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“How can #India with 38% #childhood #stunting compete with the economy of the future if 40% of the future workers can’t achieve education and economic growth?.” World Bank President @JimYongKim shares hopes for #globaldev in new #TEDTalk. [ Wrld.bg Link ]
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Doesn't everyone deserve a chance at a good life?

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#India’s National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLP) is one of the world’s most innovative projects aimed at reducing poverty and creating sustainable livelihoods for the rural poor, especially women. This large-scale economic empowerment program has so far mobilized more than 45 million women through self-help groups and covers more than 40% of rural India. Watch how:
The Joint-Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) offers opportunities for mid-career professionals from developing countries to study abroad in Japan. Here's your chance to chat live with Japanese university representatives and current scholars. Join the webinar on June 22, 7-8:30 AM EST. [ Wrld.bg Link ]
The JointJapan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program JJWBGSP offers opportunit

WEBINAR: Scholarship Opportunities in Japan for Professionals Seeking Master Degrees in Development

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Faisal Shahzad
“It is a scalable solution to address teacher absenteeism, missing facilities and student attendance and enrollment” -- Fazlullah Pechuho, Former Secretary Education and Literacy Department, Sindh on how biometrics technology will help improve education and learning in Sindh and the rest of #Pakistan. Learn more: [ Wrld.bg Link ]
It is a scalable solution to address teacher absenteeism missing facilities and

Smart Solutions to Improve Pakistan’s Education

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Watch World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva and VP for South Asia Annette Dixon discuss 15 years of World Bank re-engagement in Afghanistan and the way forward to ensure a more prosperous and peaceful future for all Afghans. Moderation by Javid Ahmad from the Atlantic Council.
FACEBOOK LIVE: World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva and VP for South Asia Annette Dixon discuss 15 years of World Bank re-engagement in #Afghanistan and the way forward to ensure a more prosperous and peaceful future for all Afghans. Moderation by Javid Ahmad from the Atlantic Council. Send in your questions now.
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