Saturday 28 November 2015
poor nations

$100bn/year climate financing goal on track

The world's rich countries most likely will be able to reach the goal of providing $100 billion a year by 2020 to help poor countries combat and adapt to climate change, as the result of increased pledges made in Lima, key ministers said on


‘Poor nations to triple spending on nutrition’

The world's poorest nations are set to nearly triple spending on nutrition programs for mothers and children over the next two years to help cope with volatile food prices, the World Bank said. The Washington-based global deve


Global leaders want more aid for poor nations

Leaders and officials attending the third World Investment Forum in Doha called for channelling more investments to poor nations and for introducing regulatory guidelines to help foster investments. 'The structure of world investm


Gates to give $120m to help poor nations farm

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation said it will donate a total of $120 million in nine grants aimed at boosting agricultural production, marketing and farming expertise in the developing world. 'Melinda and I believe that helping th

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