MENA Economic Monitor

The Syrian crisis and the slow pace of structural reforms are critical impediments to achieving potential growth.

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Targeted interventions are Needed to deliver more and better jobs for North Lebanon, according to a new report.

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Lebanon got rid of 91 tons of tons of high-risk persistent organic pollutants and the equipment using it.

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Syrian refugee children look through a sheet at the Nour Beach House in Chekka, Lebanon - © UNHCR/Shawn Baldwin
Oct 11, 2017

MENA Economic Monitor, October 2017: Refugees in MENA, Meeting the ...

The pickup in economic activity in the region that started in mid-2016 is expected to moderate in 2017 due to slower growth in oil ...

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Sep 07, 2017

Beyond Scarcity: Water Security in the Middle East and North Africa

The report explores how countries can anticipate and act to strengthen water security.

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Jul 10, 2017

The Economic and Social Consequences of the Conflict in Syria

The report provides detailed picture of the conflict’s impact on Syria’s population, economy, infrastructure and consequences.

Boy near the destroyed house holding a white dove.
Apr 17, 2017

MENA Economic Monitor, April 2017: The Economics of Post- Conflict ...

The report outlines principles that can guide post-conflict reconstruction to rebuild not just infrastructure, but inclusive institutions....

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