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The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development. The World Bank Group comprises five institutions managed by their member countries.

Established in 1944, the World Bank Group is headquartered in Washington, D.C. We have more than 10,000 employees in more than 120 offices worldwide.

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22 Feb 2018 description
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Agriculture plays a vital role in economic growth and poverty reduction in Tajikistan, employing more than half the population and accounting for about a quarter of the country’s GDP. Income from agricultural production is the largest source of income for the poorest rural households.

Agricultural productivity and competitiveness are far below potential, however, despite the reforms over the past decade. Labor income from agriculture remains low, and the country continues to face food insecurity: nearly 70% of domestic food demand is met through imports every year.

22 Feb 2018 description
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Nuku’alofa, February 22, 2018 – Following the severe impact of Tropical Cyclone Gita, the World Bank has now begun work to support the government of Tonga, which is leading a _Rapid Damage Assessment_ to assist with recovery and reconstruction planning in the coming months.

21 Feb 2018 description

BACKGROUND

Government support for industrial activities and the private sector is critical for sustainable economic development and achievement of the World Bank Group (WBG)’s twin goals—eliminating extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity. Industries and their supporting infrastructure (e.g. industrial zones, ports, roads, power, water supply, and sewerage) have long been used to promote industrial competitiveness and trade, create jobs, catalyze investments and bring technological advancement into the country.

20 Feb 2018 description

The Somalia Drought Impact and Needs Assessment (DINA), a process led by the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and Federal Member States (FMS), with technical and financial support by the World Bank (WB), United Nations (UN) and European Union (EU), aims to reduce the country’s vulnerability to climate shocks, strengthen resilience and significantly reduce the future risk of famine in Somalia.

20 Feb 2018 description

The Somalia Drought Impact and Needs Assessment (DINA), a process led by the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) in partnership with the Federal Member States (FMS), the World Bank (WB), United Nations (UN) and European Union (EU), aims to reduce the country’s vulnerability to climate shocks, strengthen resilience and significantly reduce the future risk of famine in Somalia.

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07 Feb 2018 description
job Closing date: 05 Mar 2018 World Bank

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Senior Disaster Risk Management Consultant (STC)

Urban and DRM Unit (GSURR) - World Bank Group

Europe & Central Asia Region

I. BACKGROUND

07 Feb 2018 description
job Closing date: 05 Mar 2018 World Bank

Terms of Reference

Senior Emergency Preparedness Expert (STC)

Urban and DRM Unit (GSURR) – World Bank

Europe & Central Asia Region

I. BACKGROUND