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Thursday, January 31, 2019

Notations From the Grid (M-End Edition): On the Reality of Our World

© Meddy Sale/World Bank
As part of our continued mission to bring our World to our properties, we hereby present the following for consideration:

In the aftermath of the 1994 genocide, the government of Rwanda established measures to address the impact of war and move toward national reconciliation. A decade of World Bank support for the demobilization and reintegration of Rwanda’s ex-combatants has enabled former combatants to overcome their fears and the communities’ mistrust in a bid to rejoin civilian life.
We are living in a time of disruptive technologies evolving at an exponential pace. How data is made to be convenient and credible plays an important role in shaping its future for the better.
© Dominic Chavez/International Finance Corporation
The World Bank and the Alibaba Group have been conducting joint research to examine how China has harnessed digital technologies to contribute to growth and expand employment opportunities through e-commerce development. This is what early findings show.
© Khasar Sandag/World Bank
“By 2050, nearly half of all the world’s youth will live in Africa. And another 40 percent in Asia. Will their education systems prepare the next generation to mitigate and adapt to the changing climate?”
Christopher Thomas – January 30
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