#World Bank

  • Article: Education Is the Key to Unlocking Young South Africans’ Potential
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    Education Is the Key to Unlocking Young South Africans’ Potential

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 18, 2019|The World Bank Group

    This 18-year-old Joburger is young, ambitious, and hustling for limited educational opportunities. Read more

  • Article: Why Everyone in South Africa Should Care About the Country’s Human Capital
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    Why Everyone in South Africa Should Care About the Country’s Human Capital

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 21, 2019

    Knowledge, skills, and health are all essential to empowering people to realise their potential. Read more

  • Article: Governments Agree That Human Capital Matters. Now It’s Time to Act.
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    Governments Agree That Human Capital Matters. Now It’s Time to Act.

    By Sophie Barbier|June 19, 2019

    Here’s how the World Bank, entrepreneurs, and governments are prioritizing human capital Read more

  • Article: Living Off Trash: South Africa's Waste Pickers Recycle up to 90% of Plastic and Packaging
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    Living Off Trash: South Africa's Waste Pickers Recycle up to 90% of Plastic and Packaging

    June 3, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Despite the valuable service reclaimers provide, they are stigmatised. Read more

  • Article: World Leaders Just Committed Nearly €53 Million to Nutrition, Sanitation, Health, and the Environment
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    World Leaders Just Committed Nearly €53 Million to Nutrition, Sanitation, Health, and the Environment

    By Aileen ElsnerSophie Barbier  and  Jana Sepehr|May 21, 2019

    Leaders from Nigeria, Zambia, Germany, Rwanda, and Ghana showed us they, too, are Global Citizens. Read more

  • Article: World Bank and International Monetary Fund Say They're Prepared to Help With Venezuela Crisis
    Finance & Innovation

    World Bank and International Monetary Fund Say They're Prepared to Help With Venezuela Crisis

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 12, 2019

    But Venezuela is hesitant to work with the groups. Read more

  • Article: Sir David Attenborough Calls for Global Laws to Protect the Oceans
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    Sir David Attenborough Calls for Global Laws to Protect the Oceans

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 11, 2019

    “The longer we leave it, the more difficult the problem becomes." Read more

  • Article: Why New Zealand Measures Success by Human Well-Being Instead of GDP Growth
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    Why New Zealand Measures Success by Human Well-Being Instead of GDP Growth

    By Joe McCarthy|April 10, 2019

    The two are inextricably linked. Read more