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Bridges to the Future: Infrastructure Crisis Initiative

 
Infrastructure Crisis Initiatives

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 The World Bank Group on Saturday launched two multi-billion dollar investment initiatives for infrastructure projects to help developing countries weather the financial crisis.

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  • WASHINGTON DC, April 25, 2009—The World Bank Group on Saturday launched two multi-billion dollar investment initiatives for infrastructure projects to help developing countries weather the financial crisis.

    Sounnd Bites
    Zoellick: Infrastructure is at the core of the WB's development agenda.
    Zoellick: The World Bank is committing billions more to infrastructure over three years.
    Lagarde: Infrastructure provides basic human services, many of which are still lacking in Africa.
    Wieczorek-Zeul:The global crisis demands a global solution--funding infrastructure can be developing countries stimulus packages.


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