Oportunidades y protección a la inversión para atraer capital privado para el Desarrollo Ferroviario en China

BEIJING, August 28, 2014 – The long international history of attracting private capital to the railway sector may offer some valuable insights to China. A new paper published by the World Bank today has suggested five steps that China could take to attract private capital for railway development.

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El Banco Mundial aprueba un préstamo de 4 millones de USD en Rwanda para la conservación forestal

WASHINGTON, August 27, 2014 – The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the following projects:   

Rwanda – Landscape Approach to Forest Restoration and Conservation

GEF Grant: US $5.487 million equivalent

Least Developed Countries’ Fund (LDCF) grant: US $4.045 million equivalent

Project ID: P131464

Project Description: The objective of the project is to boost land management of the Gishwati and Mukura forests and improve the environment, local livelihoods, and climate resilience. Sigue leyendo

El Banco Mundial aprueba un préstamo de 7,9 millones de USD en Nepal para el proyecto “SREP-Supported Extended Biogas Project “

WASHINGTON, August 27, 2014 – The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the following project:

Nepal – SREP-Supported Extended Biogas Project 

SREP of Strategic Climate Fund (SCF) Grant: US $7.9 million equivalent

Project ID: P131592

Project Description: The objective of the project is to promote large off-grid biogas energy generation in Nepal. Sigue leyendo

El Banco Mundial aprueba un préstamo de 30 millones de USD en Belize para el proyecto “Climate Resilient Infrastructure Project”

WASHINGTON, August 27, 2014 – The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the following project:          

Belize – Climate Resilient Infrastructure Project

IBRD Loan: US $30.0 million equivalent

Terms: Maturity = 25 years, Grace = 5 years

Project ID: P127338

Project Description: The objectives of the project are to enhance the resilience of road infrastructure against flood risk and impacts of climate change and to improve the borrower’s capacity to respond promptly and effectively in an eligible crisis or emergency, as required. Sigue leyendo

El Banco Mundial anuncia un proyecto de 100 millones de USD para apoyar la capacitación y el empleo en Marruecos

WASHINGTON, August 26, 2014­ – The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved today a US$100 million project in support of the government of Morocco’s ongoing efforts to boost employment and improve the quality of jobs. The project will focus on ensuring the skills taught in universities and vocational training programs match the needs of the labor market, increasing the efficiency of employment services and broadening their reach to disadvantaged segments of the population, promoting micro-enterprises while formalizing the employment conditions for the many currently employed by them, and reinforcing the governance of the labor market.

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