#World Bank News

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Laos plans to build a $2-billion, 684-megawatt dam on the Mekong River, just two kilometres from the Thai border.
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The transport system in Pakistan’s largest city heaps physical and environmental miseries on women, and stifles their freedom and growth.
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Narayanganj city, south of Dhaka, which manufactures cement, lime, steel, bricks and knitwear, is aiming to clean up its air and water in a bid to go green and protect residents.
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India is backing more hydroelectric plants to meet clean energy goals, but locals and environmentalists say projects are destroying communities and forests in the Himalayas.
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#World Bank Opinion

Janet Yellen_World Bank Group 2022
International cooperation to finance a "sustainable development recovery" has gained new urgency. But multilateral cooperation continues to be paralysed by complacency, petty rivalries and inward-looking nationalism.
Covid-19 rapid testing in Hanoi, Viet Nam
The world's imperfect responses to climate change, biodiversity loss, the Covid-19 pandemic, rising energy and food costs, and war reveal international systems in dire need of redesign.
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The International Monetary Fund's allocation of $650 billion in special drawing rights in August was welcomed, but its latest proposal for channeling finance to the most climate-vulnerable countries excludes the most needy, and is flawed.
An aerial view of flood affected areas in Bihar
The extreme weather that comes with climate change will leave the world's poorest and most vulnerable even worse off, overwhelming today's system of humanitarian aid. Strengthening poor people's climate resilience is crucial.
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#World Bank Videos

ecosperity 2019
Eminent speakers and thousands of attendees discussed strategies for a resource-efficient future at Ecosperity Week 2019. As they heard about the science of global warming, delegates were called upon to be part of the solution.
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Suggestions by delegates at the World Bank's recent Innovate4Climate event in Singapore included: Supporting developing countries in their efforts to conserve the forests, and launching more incubators for climate-friendly solutions. 
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EB Studio Battery technology could reshape the global energy sector, and this year's #Innovate4Climate summit in Singapore will focus on the cutting-edge innovation that could change the energy landscape.
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