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World Bank nods $23.5m biodiversity loan for India 19.5.2011 Rediff: Business
The Biodiversity Conservation and Rural Livelihood Improvement Project will conserve biodiversity, while improving rural livelihoods by applying culturally appropriate and tested participatory approaches to support opportunities for improving rural livelihoods, the Bank said in a statement.
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World Bank approves $23.5 million biodiversity grant for India 19.5.2011 DNA: India
The project will conserve biodiversity, while improving rural livelihoods by applying culturally appropriate and tested participatory approaches.
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WB report speaks of leakages in anti-poverty programmes, PDS 19.5.2011 New Kerala: World News
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Asia's ambitions for IMF top job remain elusive 19.5.2011 Hindustan Times: World
Asia's ambitions for IMF top job remain elusive
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India's public distribution system faulty: World Bank 19.5.2011 New Kerala: World News
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Schemes that don't seek to identify poor cover them best 19.5.2011 TOI: India
Schemes that don't seek to identify poor cover them best
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Barack Obama to back Middle East democracy with billions in aid 19.5.2011 The Guardian -- World Latest
President pledges cash to support Egypt and Tunisia after criticism US has been too slow to support uprisings Barack Obama is to announce that the United States and the west will pour billions of dollars into the Middle East in support of Egypt, Tunisia and other countries embracing democracy, a move the White House portrayed as being on the scale of aid to former communist countries after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Speaking in Washington, the president will attempt to reposition the US as a champion of the newly-emerging Arab democracies. His speech comes amid criticism that the US has been too slow to support the uprisings, and has adopted contradictory approaches in its dealings with different countries. It is his most important speech on the Middle East since Cairo in 2009, when he called for a new beginning in relations between the US and the Muslim world. The support for Obama in the Arab world in 2009 has since dropped sharply. The speech will deal mainly with the Arab spring, ...
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Expand rural poverty schemes for urban poor: World Bank - Economic Times 19.5.2011 Google News India
Expand rural poverty schemes for urban poor: World Bank Economic Times NEW DELHI: The World Bank has asked policymakers in India to stop neglecting urban poverty and expand the scope of some rural flagship schemes to urban areas. It has called for a shift in focus in policy to address poverty as demographic changes and ... World Bank prefers cash transfers to 'leaking' PDS Times of India India's Anti-Poverty Programs Are Big but Troubled New York Times World Bank for PDS cash plan Calcutta Telegraph Hindustan Times BBC News Reuters all 52 news ...
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World Bank prefers cash transfers to 'leaking' PDS 19.5.2011 TOI: India
World Bank prefers cash transfers to 'leaking' PDS
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World Bank for PDS cash plan 19.5.2011 Telegraph: Nation
New Delhi, May 18: The World Bank has backed a controversial proposal to replace foodgrain allotment under the public distribution system with a system of direct cash transfer.
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Shrink PDS and rework NREGA, World Bank tells India 19.5.2011 Indian Express: Business
A World Bank review of India’s social sector programmes has suggested a smaller public distribution system with more cash transfer.
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Consultants to check tech soundness of road projects 19.5.2011 Financial Express: Front Page
The Planning Commission has decided to appoint consultants to ensure that draft concession agreements on national highway projects are technically sound.
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Shrink PDS & rework NREGA, World Bank tells India 19.5.2011 Financial Express: Front Page
A World Bank review of India's social sector programmes has suggested a smaller public distribution system with more cash transfer, reworking of NREGA as a public works programme for urban areas and finally, a social security package including health care for those without regular employment.
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India not getting ‘bang for rupee’ from poverty schemes: World Bank 18.5.2011 Mint: Indicators
Costly social sector spending will likely make it difficult for the government to meet its fiscal deficit target of 4.6% of GDP in the fiscal year ending March 2012
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Move towards cash transfers: World Bank 18.5.2011 Mint: Indicators
Report advocates consolidating India’s various social welfare programmes to make them more efficient
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Indian aid 'beset by corruption' 18.5.2011 BBC: Front Page
A major Indian government campaign to reduce poverty in the nation is beset by corruption, incompetence and under-payments, says a World Bank report.
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‘Only 40% poor benefiting from schemes’ 18.5.2011 HT: Economy
‘Only 40% poor benefiting from schemes’
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The trouble with gender economics | Claire Provost 18.5.2011 The Guardian -- World Latest
At a global summit in Paris, France, MPs from around the world argued that investing in girls can spur economic growth. But the economic case for gender equality has its critics Family planning is notoriously one of the most politicised and divisive issues in development debates, and gender equality one of the most neglected. But over the past few years, advocates for both have emerged from across the political spectrum and from some of the most unlikely sources - including the World Bank. This week, a diverse group of parliamentarians from around the world gathered at the French Assemblée Nationale before next week's G8 summit, calling for a special focus on the 600 million girls and young women in developing countries around the world. Organised by the European parliamentary forum on population and development (EPF), the summit brought together parliamentarians from across the political spectrum, including the UK Liberal Democrat Jenny Tonge, French Socialist Philippe Tourtelier, and ...
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Speed bumps on India’s economic highway 18.5.2011 Mint: Latest
Given current conditions, a fast exit from expansionary policies seems to be the optimal course of action
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40% of poorest getting benefit of govt schemes: World Bank 18.5.2011 Hindustan Times: Business
40% of poorest getting benefit of govt schemes: World Bank
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