Oct 19, 2016 08:56 AM IST
Bangladesh has been one of the worst victims of global warming, with thousands of people being killed by cyclones in recent years that have become more frequent and deadlier.
- Nov 25, 2015 01:25 PM IST
The plan will be presented at COP21, the 12-day UN climate summit that opens Monday in Paris.
- May 19, 2015 03:36 AM IST
The bank said it would spend USD 5 billion by 2020 - double its spending of the previous five years - in an bid to reach more than 120 million children who are out of school and some 250 million more who cannot read or write despite attending school.
- Jan 11, 2015 04:09 PM IST
Speaking at the Vibrant Gujarat summit here, he said the World Bank was committed to catalysing a vibrant India and there is much reason for optimism. "We project that India will be a bright spot in an otherwise medium global economic outlook.
- Sep 23, 2011 04:44 PM IST
While opening up the meetings, World Bank president Robert Zoellick and IMF managing director Christine Lagarde highlighted the fragile state of the world economy.
- Jan 06, 2011 10:17 AM IST
Free markets rather than protectionist policies are the solution to volatile food prices and the G20 should take steps to prioritise the provision of food for the poor, World Bank President Robert Zoellick said.