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Vietnam acts to eliminate hunger by 2025

Vietnam has attained significant achievements in alleviating poverty and hunger so far, however, it has still failed to reduce the malnutrition rate …

by · Thursday, 29 November 2018 · Vietnam

How CARD MRI Helps 6 Million Poor Families Through Microfinance

… was also awarded this year’s Elevating Homegrown Innovation Award for [his] commitment to eradicating poverty through the microfinance industry,” …

by · Thursday, 29 November 2018 · Philippines

How CARD MRI Helps 6 Million Poor Families Through Microfinance

… was also awarded this year’s Elevating Homegrown Innovation Award for [his] commitment to eradicating poverty through the microfinance industry,” …

by · Thursday, 29 November 2018 · Philippines
Act now for a brighter future for the Afghan people

Act now for a brighter future for the Afghan people

Photo Credit: Rumi Consultancy/ World Bank
In 2001, only one million Afghan children attended school–none of them girls. Today, over 8.5 million students attend school–over 40% of them girls.
Amina, a 9th grade student, is one of over 3 million girls t…

by · Wednesday, 28 November 2018 · Afghanistan
رویدست گرفتن اقدامات عملی، یگانه راه جهت تأمین آینده روشن برای افغانها

رویدست گرفتن اقدامات عملی، یگانه راه جهت تأمین آینده روشن برای افغانها

امتیاز عکس: شرکت مشورتی رومی/ بانک جهانی
در سال ۲۰۰۱ میلادی صرف یک میلیون متعلم شامل مکاتب در افغانستان بودند، که تمام آنان را پسران تشکیل میداد. اما امروز تعداد متعلمین در مکاتب این کشور به بیشتر از ۸،۵ میلیون تن رسیده، که از این جمله ۴۰ درصد آنها را …

by · Wednesday, 28 November 2018 · Afghanistan
د عملي اقدامونو ترسره کول، د افغانان لپاره د یوې روښانه راتلونکې د تامین لپاره یوازنۍ لاره

د عملي اقدامونو ترسره کول، د افغانان لپاره د یوې روښانه راتلونکې د تامین لپاره یوازنۍ لاره

انځور: رومی شرکت/ نړیوال بانک
په ۲۰۰۱ زېږدیز کال کې د افغانستان په ښوونځیو کې د زده کوونکو د  شمیر یوازې یو میلیون تنو ته رسېډه، چې ټول یې هلکان و. خو نن ورځ د هېواد په ښوونځیو کې د زده کوونکو شمېر څه باندې ۸،۵ میلیون تنو ته لوړ شوی، چې له دې ډلې څخه ۴…

by · Wednesday, 28 November 2018 · Afghanistan

What Māori can teach us about early childhood development

E kore au e ngaro, he kākano i ruia mai i Rangiātea. — Māori proverb, meaning: I will never be lost, for I am a seed sown in Rangiātea Rangiātea is the origin of Māori migration, representing the wider world, and marking the start and the end of the jo…

by · Wednesday, 28 November 2018 · New Zealand

Asia-Pacific takes stock of development targets

The region remains the engine of global growth and at the forefront of the global fight against poverty. It is now home to half the world’s middle class.

by · Monday, 26 November 2018 · Thailand
Game-changing technology empowers India’s women farmers

Game-changing technology empowers India’s women farmers

Since it started a decade ago, JEEVIKA, a World Bank program that supports Bihar’s rural communities, has mobilized more than nine million women into self-help and producers groups. Joining forces has helped lower costs and boost agricultural producti…

by · Monday, 26 November 2018 · India, Iran
Game-changing technology empowers India’s women farmers

Game-changing technology empowers India’s women farmers

Since it started a decade ago, JEEVIKA, a World Bank program that supports Bihar’s rural communities, has mobilized more than nine million women into self-help and producers groups. Joining forces has helped lower costs and boost agricultural producti…

by · Monday, 26 November 2018 · India, Iran