The Tale of Two Ports in Indonesia - World Bank
Jakarta, Indonesia, May 26, 2015 – In its heyday a few hundred years ago, Jakarta’s Sunda Kelapa Harbor was a bustling center of trade and one of the archipelago’s main local ports. Today, the harbor serves small, traditional wooden boats traveling between Jakarta and the country’s myriad, far-flung regions. Facilities are minimal and cargo is usually unloaded from the boats manually, often resulting in substantial losses due to spillage and damage.
Global Growth to Slow through 2023, Adding to Risk of ‘Hard Landing’ in ...
Global growth is expected to decelerate markedly from 5.5 percent in 2021 to 4.1 percent in 2022 and 3.2 percent in 2023 as pent-up demand dissipates and as fiscal and monetary support is unwound across the world. The rapid spread of the Omicron variant indicates that the pandemic will likely continue to disrupt economic activity in the near term.
From Subsistence to Commercial Farming in Rwanda - World Bank
Rwanda - Hillside of hope Hope Magazine. Today, Nyiraneza is a proud owner of eight jersey cows that earn her RWF 400,000 (about $436) per year from the sale milk and compost. This is in addition to the income she gets from her irrigated gardens, which draw water from the Nyanza dam built by the project.
The impact of tourism: How can we all do this better? - World Bank Blogs
English. Tourism is growing, and growing fast. After surpassing 1 billion international visitors in 2012, we are expecting 1.8 billion by 2030. Tourism is growing faster than the global economy and, for the first time, the statistics for 2015 are expected to show that there were more trips taken to the developing world than to the developed world.
In Ethiopia, digital development just took a major leap forward
The country is already the fastest-growing economy in the region, boosted by its strategic location, its growing manufacturing sector, and, most importantly, a young and dynamic population of 105 million—half of whom are under the age of 18. To keep the momentum going, however, it is critical that Ethiopia address the major challenges that have long undermined its potential.