Mitigating the effects of urbanisation on nature in African development

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Femi Tunde Okunlola

In 1972 following the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in Stockholm, between 5 to 16 June, serving as the first international conference on environmental issues, the World Environment Day was inaugurated.

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

Erik Nora

 

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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.

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

Debasish Shom

 

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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.

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

Conor Ashleigh

 

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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.

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

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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. Ratnesh Dwivedi spoke to seven experts. Fifth in the series is his interaction with Priyanka Chaturvedi.

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How Ethiopia sustains a growing engagement in international affairs

 

Fanuel Lakew interviews Professor Costantinos Berhutesfa

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

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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.

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