The WorldBank has been at a school chain it funded in Kenya...The US is the largest shareholder of the World Bank Group ... The World Bank Group did not respond to the Guardian’s requests for comment on the CAO report and directed it to its response to civil society groups ... Investigation launched into killings and evictions on World Bank tourism project.
... heads the WorldBank ... It is not clear if she will decide to seek a second term – there are some reports of tensions with the US over her handling of a World Bank business index in 2018, when, as that organisation’s managing director, it is alleged she bumped up China’s rankings.
The WorldBank in its Africa’s Pulse report — a bi-annual publication of the office of the chief economist in the World Bank Africa Region, said the decision of the CBN to remove trading restrictions on the official market weakened the naira ... The interventions the World Bank warned against are.
In recent years, many of the world’s biggest banks have published reports chronicling the vast sums they say they’re channeling into environmental and social activities ... As a result, deciding what to call “sustainable” in bank reports is “kind of up for grabs,” Brown said.
Amnesty International has warned that Serbia's recently revamped system with WorldBank funding to determine eligibility for social protections has worsened poverty "especially for Roma and people with disabilities" in the Balkan nation of around 6.6 million people.
Poverty-stricken and marginalised communities in Serbia are being pushed further into poverty as an automated welfare delivery system, funded by the WorldBank, strips them of social assistance, said Amnesty International in a report published today ... The World Bank supported the ...
The WorldBank, in its report, ‘PakistanDevelopmentUpdate. Restoring Fiscal Sustainability’, attributed the economic downturn to a combination of domestic and external shocks, restrictions on imports and capital flows, political uncertainty, surging world commodity prices and tighter global financing ... Most importantly, there is a dip in investment.
WorldBankGroupPresidentAjay Banga noted that the ... According to a World Bank report released in March 2018, the number of people displaced by climate change in Bangladesh could reach 13.3 million by 2050, making it the country’s number-one driver of internal migration.
In fact, central banks’ annual losses should not even be considered relevant in assessing how well they perform their tasks ... Earlier this month it was reported that the Riksbank, the world’s oldest central bank, had asked for a taxpayer “recapitalisation” worth $7 billion to plug losses racked up in the past two years.
... (IMF) and the WorldBank in the 1980s and 1990s ... The privatisation drive follows a recent World Bank report which blamed the Kenyan state’s participation in the economy for distorting the market, discouraging private sector investment and thus undermining Kenya’s economic growth.