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Remittances from Ghanaians abroad increase

Graphic 17 May 2021
Remittances from Ghanaians grew by five per cent from $3.39 billion in 2019 to $5.57 billion in 2020, a World Bank report has said ... Meanwhile, the World Bank report indicated that remittance flows into sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) were strong last year although a 27.7 per cent decline ...
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After WB acknowledgement: PM greets Sania, Ehsaas team

The News International 17 May 2021
He tweeted to extend congratulations to Sania and the Ehsaas team and posted a news report in this connection in which the World Bank (WB) has listed Ehsaas Programme among world’s four top social protection plans. According to the report, Pakistan is also among top 5 lower middle income countries by level of social protection spending.
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Galaxy Digital Claims Banks Use More Than Double The Energy of Bitcoin

BitRSS 17 May 2021
According to a report published this month by digital assets firm Galaxy Digital, the world's banking system uses more energy than Bitcoin. “Given Bitcoin’s transparency, it is easy to estimate Bitcoin’s energy usage,” the report reads, adding, ... .
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We can all contribute to safer, greener and healthier city streets

The Jakarta Post 17 May 2021
Around the world, road crashes kill someone every 24 seconds, the World Health Organization (WHO) determined in 2018 ... A cost of those deaths and serious injuries amounted to more than $37.5 million, or 4 percent of Indonesia’s GDP, that year according to a 2018 report supported by the World Bank.
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Why Ghana needs an Innovation and Startup Act

B & FT Online 17 May 2021
The World Bank Group defines MSMEs in terms of the number of employees (up to 300), total assets/total annual sales between US$100,000US$15 million ... The World Bank Doing Business Report measures and ranks the ease of doing business in 190 economies across the world.
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Ehsaas emergency cash among top four such initiatives globally: WB

Dawn 16 May 2021
The World Bank in a report released on Saturday recognised Ehsaas Emergency Cash among top four social protection interventions globally in terms of number of people covered. The World Bank has recently released the report on global social protection responses to Covid-19.
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Ehsaas emergency cash among top four such initiatives globally: World Bank

Dawn 16 May 2021
The World Bank in a report released on Saturday recognised Ehsaas Emergency Cash among top four social protection interventions globally in terms of number of people covered. The World Bank has recently released the report on global social protection responses to Covid-19.
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Remittance flow into country rose by 17pc last year: WB

Dawn 16 May 2021
The World Bank report suggests that the main drivers for the steady flow included fiscal stimulus that resulted in better-than-expected economic conditions in the host countries, a shift in flows from cash to digital and from informal to formal channels, and cyclical movements in oil prices and currency exchange rates.
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Remittance flow into country rose by 17pc last year: World Bank

Dawn 16 May 2021
The World Bank report suggests that the main drivers for the steady flow included fiscal stimulus that resulted in better-than-expected economic conditions in the host countries, a shift in flows from cash to digital and from informal to formal channels, and cyclical movements in oil prices and currency exchange rates.
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WB recognises Ehsaas Emergency Cash among top social protection responses to covid

The News International 16 May 2021
The World Bank has just released a report on “global social protection responses to COVID-19” ... The lead author of the paper is Ugo Gentilini, lead of Social Protection at the World Bank.
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Pakistan: World Bank lists Ehsaas Emergency Cash Programme among top global social protection measures

Gulf News 16 May 2021
The 650-page World Bank report is focused on global social protection responses in the wake of pandemic and documents 3,333 social protection measures planned or implemented in 222 countries or territories ... The World Bank in its report commended Pakistan government’s Rs203 billion ...
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WB recognises ‘Ehsaas Emergency Cash’ among top social protection globally

The News International 16 May 2021
The World Bank has just released a report on “global social protection responses to COVID-19” ... The lead author of the paper is Ugo Gentilini, lead of Social Protection at the World Bank.
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Analysts: Afghan Economic Future Requires Govt Plan

Tolo News 16 May 2021
The World Bank in a report released in April said that Afghanistan faces the prospect of sluggish economic recovery from COVID-19 amid continued political uncertainty and the possible decrease of international aid ... The World Bank said that private sector confidence has weakened ...
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Remittances to Ghana shoots up to $3.6bn in 2020

Ghana Web 16 May 2021
Despite the impact of COVID-19 on global economies, remittances to Ghana shot up by 5% to US$3.6 billion last year, according to World Bank’s 2021 Migration and Development report ... According to the report, Ghana was ranked second behind Africa’s most populous nation, benefiting significantly from remittance flows last year.
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