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    Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)

    The FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) will develop voluntary, consistent climate-related financial risk disclosures for
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    Foreign investment promotion and domestic protection: a balancing act

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2016
    South Africa has experienced sluggish economic growth over the last four years. Real gross domestic product (GDP) growth has fallen steadily since 2011, and was down to 1.4% in 2015 and was predicted to drop by another 0.1% in 2016.
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    The BRICS initiatives towards a new financial architecture: an assessment with some proposals

    Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2016
    It is heartening, the author of this paper argues, to observe that developing countries, led by China and other BRICS members have been successful to organise alternative sources of credit flows . aiming for financial stability, growth and development.
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    Population aging in India: facts, issues and options

    Program on the Global Demography of Aging at Harvard University, 2016
    India, one of the world’s two population superpowers, is undergoing unprecedented demographic changes. Increasing longevity and falling fertility have resulted in a dramatic increase in the population of adults aged 60 and up, in both absolute and relative terms.
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    The New Development Bank: towards greater efficiency

    Global Economic Governance Africa, 2016
    Multilateral development banks (MDBs) increasingly struggle to respond effectively to the needs of middle-income countries (MICs). This has influenced not only their potential development impact but also their own financial stability.
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    Fiscal policies for diet and the prevention of noncommunicable diseases

    2016
    The Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases 2013–2020, endorsed by the World Health Organization, provides a roadmap and a menu of policy options for Member States and other stakeholders to take coordinated and coherent action to reduce mortality from noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and exposure to risk factors.
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    The State of African Cities 2014: re-imagining sustainable urban transitions urban transitions

    United Nations Human Settlements Programme, 2014
    The overarching challenge for Africa in the decades to come is massive population growth in a context of wide-spread poverty that, in combination, generate complex and inter-related threats to the human habitat.
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    Scoping Report: current status of index-based insurance in Bangladesh

    The WorldFish Center, 2013
    With current and anticipated increases in magnitude of extreme weather events and a declining consistency in weather patterns, particularly challenging for agriculture, there has been a growing interest in weather index-based insurance (IBI) schemes in Bangladesh.
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    China’s African infrastructure projects: a tool in reshaping global norms

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2016
    The resilience of China’s investments in African infrastructure has been called into question in the light of its own economic slowdown.
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    Costs of non-cooperation in South Asia: an illustration and way forward

    Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2016
    The South Asian economic integration has remained afflicted with a narrative that is more often than not a negative one. As a part of this, the arguments put forth include the assertion that the region lacks in trade complementarities due to similarities in production structures.

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