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  1. They said it was impossible to power an airplane with solar power. Bertrand Piccard didn’t listen. Hear about ’s amazing story on this episode ▶ |

  2. 3 hours ago

    Did you know? Social media and internet usage, emails, text and messaging files, audio files, digital pictures and images can help Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) get access credit?

  3. 5 hours ago

    A new Africa-focused initiative aimed at advancing the goals of the Project was announced today at , sharing Japanese experiences through improvements in education & building capacity in universities.

  4. 7 hours ago

    Read the inspiring story of Maheen & Lina - two boosting math learning in w/ their startup Dot & Line Centres. & support women-owned businesses

  5. 7 hours ago

    “From Idea to Action” addressed how and its partners could harness the potential of Science, Technology and Innovation by inviting views of public/private sectors, social and start-ups.

  6. 10 hours ago

    What's the most pressing issue for your city? 👫Equality 🗺️Geospatial data 🏘️Affordable housing 🙋‍♀️Social participation 🚆Transit-oriented dev 🏞️Urban regeneration Join mayors from around the world to discuss

  7. 13 hours ago

    Can business training for female in low-income countries lead to better business outcomes? reveals different results based on the levels of training and entrepreneur’s years of experience.

  8. 16 hours ago

    Five things to know about 's gender tech gap

  9. 19 hours ago

    We won’t be able to meet 💧 without 🤝collaboration & 📚knowledge-sharing. Together with our global partners, we’re working to ensure a water-secure world for all:

  10. 22 hours ago

    Indigenous peoples and communities play key role in protecting and maintaining the planet’s . RT if you agree:

  11. Aug 28

    is a key priority for the International Development Association (IDA), our fund for the poorest. is closing to and improve the economic prospects for whole economies.

  12. Aug 28

    Poor water quality 💸harms economies 📉lowers GDP growth 👨‍👧‍👦 shortens lives 🌾means less food for the world But solutions exist! Check out to learn more: |

  13. Aug 28

    Bringing the outbreak to a timely end will take an organized, well-financed & multinational effort.

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    Aug 27

    “By fostering digital skills and entrepreneurship, 🌍 will not just be on the consumer side of the digital revolution. It will also play a role in producing 💻, local content, and made-in-Africa solutions.” – IFC CEO Philippe Le Houérou speaking at 🇯🇵

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  15. Aug 28

    Technology is making it easier to achieve effective 🎯targeted subsidization of both household-level and public facilities for the poor. Our new report recommends strategies:

  16. Aug 28

    The and the Government of announced a new initiative at that will help countries in learn from Japanese & World Bank experiences in human capital development through improvements in .

  17. Aug 28

    Curious about and how we are working with the largest polluters in East Asia to solve this crisis? Learn more about what we’re doing to fight in East Asia Pacific.

  18. Aug 27

    RT : Achieving safe drinking water💧 & sanitation 🚽 for all is one of the . During , see the progress that has been made so far and what more needs to be done.

  19. Aug 27

    The impacts of changing temperatures will hit hard. Policies and actions must be tailored to address the specific needs of local communities. Read how in our new blog:

  20. Aug 27

    to revive degraded land in sustainable ways.


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