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World Bank to provide USD 200 million to Bangladesh

The World Bank has approved USD 200 million in order to help Bangladesh. This amount will be used to provide support and services to low-income urban youths who have been impacted by COVID 19 pandemic and the migrants who lost their jobs or had to return to the country involuntarily amid the covid-19 pandemic. About ..

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World Bank report on ‘Transport Integration in Eastern South Asia’

The World Bank has recently published its report called “Connecting to thrive: Challenges and Opportunities of Transport Integration in Eastern South Asia”. As per the report, greater transport connectivity in between India and Bangladesh can increase the national income of both the nations. Key findings of the report The report highlights that the seamless bilateral ..

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World Bank report: “Traffic Crash Injuries and Disabilities: The Burden on Indian Society”

The World Bank recently published its report titled “Traffic Crash Injuries and Disabilities: The Burden on Indian Society”. This report was released by Union transport minister, Nitin Gadkari, on February 13, 2021. The report mentions the disproportionate impact of a road crash on poor households.  It also throws light on the links between poverty, road ..

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What is STARS Project?

The Department of School Education and Literacy under the Ministry of Education, and the World Bank have signed the Strengthening Teaching-Learning and Results for States Program (STARS) project on January 28, 2021. The project is a financial support agreement. STARS Project STARS project is a centrally sponsored scheme that seeks to strengthen the school education ..

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What is Great Green Wall Initiative?

The Great Green Wall for Sahel and Sahara Initiative recently received 14 billion USD funds at the recent One Planet Summit for Biodiversity. The funding is to be used to restore degraded land, strengthen resilience, create green jobs and protect biodiversity. Among the financiers, the World Bank has committed 5 billion USD, African Development Bank ..

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