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World Bank report: Little progress in poverty reduction

in poverty reduction in the MENA region although human development indicators have continued to improve. Since the mid-1980s, there has been little progress in poverty reduction in the MENA region although human development indicators have continued to improve. Accelerating poverty reduction and sustaining ...

15/08/2010 - 10:16 - comment 0

Yemen issues first poverty reduction strategy

a poverty reduction strategy paper drafted by the government of Yemen in extensive consultation ... reviewed and discussed a poverty reduction strategy paper (PRSP) drafted by the government of Yemen ... presents the government’s strategy for poverty reduction during the period 2003-05. It identifies key ...

15/08/2010 - 14:11 - comment 0

Yemen’s development partners pledge $2.3 billion for poverty reduction

implementation of its new Poverty Reduction Strategy.    The international donor community ... prices so responsibly.    The meeting endorsed the government’s new Poverty Reduction Strategy ... Minister Abdulkader Ba Jamal told the meeting that poverty in Yemen, with a per-capita income of only $450, ...

15/08/2010 - 14:04 - comment 0

UN report: Palestinian leadership should target poverty reduction

should target poverty reduction while expanding production and trade.   UNCTAD´s annual report ... of the Palestinian economy´s development is to focus on poverty reduction while nurturing productive capacity, ... Furthermore, the emphasis should be on the links between trade expansion and poverty reduction ...

15/08/2010 - 10:50 - comment 0

Trust the borrowers: GCC banks post double-digit growth, and losses

slightly again, by 2.5 percent. Increases in operating costs exceeded revenue growth significantly ... behind the overall revenue growth rate with 7.2 percent and 6.9 percent growth rates respectively. The difference is attributable to growth in international business including acquisitions of banks as well ...

09/04/2014 - 04:00 - comment 0

World Bank declares MENA growth projections 'too rosy'

predictions made in 2010 for 2011-13 also proved to be overoptimistic. Growth ... misleading according a World Bank report. “There is a risk of policy error in trusting economic forecasts ... proved to be overoptimistic. "The 2011 uprisings highlighted the limitations of growth ...

10/08/2014 - 05:00 - comment 0

IMF says Morocco needs economic growth to reduce poverty

economic growth to reduce poverty and unemployment, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in its ... Morocco needs to accelerate economic growth to reduce poverty and unemployment, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in its annual review of the Moroccan ...

15/08/2010 - 15:47 - comment 0

Is trust the only missing ingredient from Egypt's economic reform recipe?

economic growth rates within five years by giving people access to credit and the protections of legal ... asset that has depreciated over the years: The trust of a wary public. That is a tall order ... "Egyptians don't trust their own administration," de Soto told Reuters. "They're ...

23/07/2014 - 04:32 - comment 0

Dubai Chamber newsletter celebrates World Environment Day

between the environment, job creation and poverty reduction.  The newsletter points out ... and poverty reduction.&n ... of growth as promoting a transition towards a green economy can’t only help to address climate change but, ...

Press Release - 04/07/2012 - 11:11 - comment 0

World Bank’s business plan for Yemen to focus on fighting poverty

2003-2005, the present CAS places emphasis on the growth and poverty challenges with the central objective of supporting the government of Yemen’s recently completed poverty reduction strategy paper (PRSP).    ... the poorest in the world. About 42 percent of households live below the poverty line and approximately 25 ...

15/08/2010 - 14:07 - comment 0