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Sri Mulyani: cobble stone roads improve the lives of communities in Nicaragua

July 14, 2014

Repaving country roads in Nicaragua with "adoquines" or cobble stone has created more than 65,000 temporary jobs, while making these vital thoroughfares more weatherproof all year around. World Bank Managing Director and COO, Sri Mulyani Indrawati recounts in this videoblog why this is so important to the local communities