12
JAN
2016

Making the 2030 sustainable development agenda work for fragile and conflict affected states

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At a technical meeting of the G7+ group of fragile states, participants from Haiti to Timor Leste gathered with a mission: to sift through the many proposed indicators for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and select 20 indicators for joint g7+ monitoring.   Hosted...
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16
NOV
2015

Climate change and poverty

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Ending poverty and addressing climate change are two major objectives of the international community, but they cannot be considered in isolation. Our new World Bank Group report “Shock Waves: Managing the Impacts of Climate Change on Poverty” brings together these two overarching...
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15
OCT
2015

Food security priorities for Asia and the Pacific

In a September ADB blog poll ahead of World Food Day tomorrow, we asked readers what they thought should be the priority to reduce food insecurity in Asia and the Pacific. Hunger and poor nutrition are the two faces of the food security challenge that persist in Asia and the...
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