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Posts Tagged ‘development’

Bangladesh receives $360 million World Bank financing to improve waterway connectivity

Erik Nora   By Sheuli Akter To help the poor population living in remote areas, Bangladesh has launched a project to construct 14 landing stations in shoals, where often waterways are the only mode of transportation.

UNICEF calls Bangladesh to allocate one-fifth of national budget for Children by 2020

Debasish Shom   By Sheuli Akter UNICEF has urged Bangladesh to increase the proportion of national budget allocation for child-related initiatives from 14 per cent in 2016 to 20 per cent by 2020.

World Bank Pledges $2 Billion to Bangladesh for Climate Smart Growth

Conor Ashleigh   By Sheuli Akter World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, concluding a two-day trip to Bangladesh, has focused on the country’s successes in reducing extreme poverty, pledging $2 billion over the next three years in new funding to help the country become less vulnerable to climate change.

Will India Mar China? – The Indian Economy In Modi’s Time – Part Five

By Ratnesh Dwivedi  Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund is one of many who believes that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has improved rapidly and is on the right track. International recognition is one aspect but what are the challenges in India becoming a powerhouse while China sees a recession. […]

How Ethiopia sustains a growing engagement in international affairs

  Fanuel Lakew interviews Professor Costantinos Berhutesfa

Can improved relations between China and India bring change in the coming days?

By Ratnesh Dwivedi  China and India are the two largest and fastest growing economies, not only in Asia, but in the world. These two countries share disputes on borders from 1962 but are not able to overcommit,yet their bilateral ties help them both in growth and solving their global issues.

China invests in Ugandan agriculture

By Gloria Nakiyimba China is investing 1.8 million US Dollars to boost Uganda’s Agricultural sector. The money will be funding the second Phase of the South-South Cooperation (SSC-2) project launched in the country this week.

Questioning the intelligent use of foreign aid: Diplomacy all the way

By Anant Mishra Introduction Not long ago, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, on the occasion of International Migrants Day said: “Migration is an expression of the human aspiration for dignity, safety and a better future.”

UNDP state that significant progress made in DRC development

By Darell Maurice Priya Gajraj, Country Director of the UN Development Programme (UNDP), said on Wednesday, in the capital city Kinshasa that “the DRC is in the top ten reformers out of 189 and has the most attractive investment and mining codes, which helps to explain the economic growth of the country (8.5% in 2013; 8.9% […]

The Arab Peace Corps – Why Now?

By Sami Jamil Jadallah It is in times of wars, conflicts, chaos, terrorism and despair; investments in peace and development become more urgent.

ADB congratulates the opening of China-led AIIB development bank

By Sheuli Akter On the occasion of the establishment of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) with its official launching in Beijing, Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao has sent his congratulations to the AIIB founding members, Jin Liqun, who was just officially made the first president of AIIB, and the staff of the […]