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  1. World Bank Approves $11.6 Million for Laos Poverty Reduction Fund

    25 Jun 2015- 11:03 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC World Bank To enable the construction of vital infrastructure including schools, health clinics, roads and drinking water systems for poor communities across Laos, the World Bank’s Board of Executive ...

    Local Press Report - 06/25/2015 - 11:03

  2. Rights Group Criticizes World Bank for Failing to Protect Opponents of Its Projects

    24 Jun 2015- 10:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States International rights watchdog Human Rights Watch this week criticized the World Bank for not doing enough to protect people who object to projects it funds against intimidation, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/24/2015 - 11:44

  3. World Bank Approves Funds to Create Jobs in Agricultural Water Management

    23 Jun 2015- 09:57 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE The Financial The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved on June 22 an allocation of additional financing of US$12 million from the International Development Association for the Second Public ...

    Local Press Report - 06/23/2015 - 09:57

  4. World Bank Approves $188 Million to Repair Pakistan’s Guddu Barrage

    23 Jun 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The World Bank last week approved $188 million USD for repair and rehabilitation of the Guddu Barrage on the Indus River in Pakistan’s Sindh province. The funds will be used to improve the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2015 - 09:59

  5. Bangladesh, IFC, Netherlands Partner for Delta Plan 2100

    19 Jun 2015- 09:22 by Local Press Report DHAKA World Bank The government of Bangladesh signed an agreement today with the Netherlands and the World Bank Group including its private sector arm, International Finance Corporation (IFC) with the 2030 Water ...

    Local Press Report - 06/19/2015 - 09:22

  6. Israel, World Bank Sign Agreement to Enhance Water Knowledge in Developing Countries

    18 Jun 2015- 09:19 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC World Bank The Israeli Ministry of Economy has committed $500,000 to the World Bank Group’s Water Global Practice to enhance water knowledge in developing countries facing complex water security ...

    Local Press Report - 06/18/2015 - 09:19

  7. World Bank: Private Sector Participated in $107.5 Billion Worth of Infrastructure in Developing Countries

    15 Jun 2015- 09:09 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Energy Live News The "Private Participation in Infrastructure" report launched by the World Bank revealed more than 6,000 projects in 139 emerging countries have been funded from 1990 to ...

    Local Press Report - 06/15/2015 - 09:09

  8. India’s Punjab State to Invest $436 Million for Water, Sanitation Projects

    11 Jun 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHANDIGARH, India India’s Punjab state has approved $436 million USD worth of water and sanitation projects. A portion of the projects will be funded by the World Bank. Of the $436 million USD, $280 million ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/11/2015 - 10:05

  9. Brazil Drives Growth in Infrastructure Investment Among Emerging Economies

    10 Jun 2015- 09:05 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC World Bank Total infrastructure investments in 139 emerging economies-- for projects with private participation in the energy, transport and water sectors-- rose to US$107.5 billion in 2014, driven ...

    Local Press Report - 06/10/2015 - 11:10

  10. World Bank Lends India’s Tamil Nadu State $400 Million for Urban Services

    10 Jun 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India The World Bank is lending India's Tamil Nadu state $400 million USD for a sustainable urban development project. The loan is being provided through the International Bank for Reconstruction ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/10/2015 - 10:17

  11. World Bank Approves More Funds for Lake Victoria Basin Management

    5 Jun 2015- 09:52 by Local Press Report NAIROBI CapitalFM The World Bank has approved additional financing for the Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project Phase II to contribute to collaborative management of the Lake Victoria Basin. The additional ...

    Local Press Report - 06/05/2015 - 09:52

  12. World Bank Provides $50 Million to Fight Cholera in Haiti

    29 May 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank on May 27th approved $50 million USD, in the form of an International Development Association (IDA) grant, to improve access to clean water and sanitation for some ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2015 - 10:16

  13. World Bank Lends Zambia $65 Million for Sanitation Program

    28 May 2015- 11:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The World Bank has approved a $65 million loan to support Zambia’s Lusaka Sanitation Project. The funds are part of a larger, $130 million loan package allocated for implementation of the Girls’ ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/28/2015 - 11:14

  14. World Bank Lends India’s Punjab State $248 Million for Rural Water, Sanitation

    22 May 2015- 07:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHANDIGARH, India The World Bank has agreed to lend India’s Punjab state $248 million USD to improve rural water supply and sanitation.  The project is expected to directly benefit some 8.47 million rural ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2015 - 07:33

  15. World Bank Official Applauds Creation of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

    13 May 2015- 09:41 by Local Press Report ST. GALLEN Swissinfo.ch The impending creation of the Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has been applauded by World Bank managing director Betrand Badré, despite United States objections to ...

    Local Press Report - 05/13/2015 - 09:41

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