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Financing sustainable city infrastructure

Financing sustainable city infrastructure

With scarce resources, what solutions are available to finance the infrastructure needs of cities?
Interview with Abha Joshi-Ghani, Senior Manager World Bank at thecrystal.org.

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Oceans wrap Day 1

Oceans wrap Day 1

Oceans Inc presenter Charlotte Smith talks to Sue Lieberman of the Pew Environment Group about her aspirations for the Rio+20 Earth Summit and her views of the new Global Partnership for Oceans announced by the UN and the World Bank.

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World Bank announces new Global Partnership for the Oceans

World Bank announces new Global Partnership for the Oceans

More than 80 governments, organisations and private companies have signed up for a new Global Partnership for the Oceans at the Rio+20 Earth Summit. The World Bank initiative focuses on reducing pollution, protecting habitat and sustainable fishing.

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Land Grabbing in Mali

Land Grabbing in Mali

In Mali, a Libyan multinational has been given 100,000 hectares of prime agricultural land to grow export crops and livestock resulting in the displacement of people, loss of livelihood and destruction of villages.

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