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World Bank adopts new framework for social and environmental protection

It aims to ensure development projects don't harm people's livelihoods and the environment
Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 05:50
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DR KIM With the World Bank Group's mission being "to end extreme poverty and reduce inequality in the world", the group president said "this new framework will be critical in helping us reach those goals".

Tokyo

THE World Bank has launched what it says is an unprecedented exercise aimed at ensuring that people's livelihoods and lifestyles, as well as the environment, are not damaged by development projects financed by the Washington-based development institution.

This review of

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