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  1. Library Resource
    June, 2016
    Global

    This issue includes the following
    headings: Changes in Poverty and Female-Headed Households in
    Africa; Growth and Capital Inflows in Africa; Growth and
    Capital Inflows in Africa; Vulnerability to Climate Change
    in Coastal Bangladesh; Improving Agricultural Data for
    Better Policies; Enhancing Transparency of Large-Scale Land
    Acquisition; Explaining the Gender Gap in Agricultural
    Productivity; Changing Patterns of Growth and Poverty

  2. Library Resource
    April, 2016
    Myanmar, Global

    Myanmar grew at an estimated 8.5 percent
    in real terms in 2014-15. Economic reforms have supported
    consumer and investor confidence despite business
    environment and socio-political challenges. The economic
    impact of the floods that hit Myanmar from July 2015 is
    still being assessed, but will likely adversely affect the
    main rice crop this year. According to preliminary analysis
    of census data, the areas most affected by the floods are

  3. Library Resource
    January, 2016
    Honduras

    Honduras’ recent economic performance
    has been positive, especially taking into account the global
    economic context. Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth
    accelerated from 2.8 percent in 2013 to 3.1 percent in 2014
    and 3.6 percent in the first half of 2015. Growth has been
    supported by improved terms of trade, higher remittance
    inflows and export demand driven by the on-going recovery of
    the United States (US), and improved investor confidence.

  4. Library Resource
    May, 2016

    Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group, discusses fundamental issues in global development and
    the World Bank Group's role in helping countries and
    the private sector meet the greatest challenges in
    development. He speaks
    about the twin goals, to end extreme poverty
    by 2030 and to boost shared prosperity. Due to television, everyone knows how everyone else lives. We must not remain voluntarily blind to the impact of economic choices on the poor and
    vulnerable.

  5. Library Resource

    Human Rights and Land Confiscation in Karen State

    Reports & Research
    November, 2016
    Myanmar

    In Burma, where 70 percent of people earn a living through agriculture, securing land is often equivalent to securing a livelihood. But instead of creating conditions for sustainable development, recent Burmese governments have enacted abusive laws, enforced poorly conceived policies, and encouraged corrupt land administration officials that have promoted the displacement of small-scale farmers and rural villagers.

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