Official opening of the Annual Meetings 2017

Today, the Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will officially be opened by the president of the World Bank Group: Jim Yong Kim.  Furthermore there will be held some more interesting events for 10/12/2017. Below there is more information about these events. Enjoy! You are even able to participate within these events through the World Bank Live.

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eC2: Fuelwood Demand Assessment and Analysis

Deadline: 25-May-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)solar-energy

To conduct a study which will be to: i) ascertain the level of demand for fuelwood in Albania, ii) analyze the fuelwood supply chain, processing and combustion to identify opportunities to increase the efficiency of firewood use, iii) estimate the overall balance between the sustainable supply and current demand, and iv) recommend to government any opportunities to improve the supply and efficiency of heating for the rural towns and villages.

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Ecuador Sustainable Family Farming Modernization Project – Update

On Tuesday, June 30 we reported about the Ecuador Sustainable Family Farming Modernization Project that would be discussed in the Board of Directors. The project is now approved.

The Project development objective is to enhance incomes of small and medium sized farm households by supporting more productive and climate-smart use for land and water.

Component 1: Investments for climate-smart sub-projects – $106.80m
Component 2: Capacity building for institutional stakeholders and beneficiaries’ organizations – $6.30m
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