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Acknowledging the context and history of borderland regions can allow for better crafted targeted poverty reduction policies.

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Jun 17, 2020

The Fallout of War: The Regional Consequences of the Conflict in Syria

The Mashreq region has seen more than its share of deaths, economic losses, and instability for the last decade.

From Isolation to Integration: An Overview of the Borderlands of the Horn of ...

A recent World Bank report notes that acknowledging the unique context and history of borderland regions can allow for better crafted targeted poverty reduction policies.

Apr 09, 2020

MENA Economic Update: How Transparency Can Help the Middle East and North ...

The need for greater transparency comes as the MENA region faces unprecedented dual shocks from the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic and the collapse in oil prices.

Oct 09, 2019

MENA Economic Update: Reaching New Heights: Promoting Fair Competition in the ...

GDP growth is projected to be 0.6% in the region in 2019, a fraction of what is needed to create enough jobs for the fast-growing working-age population in the Middle East and North Africa region.

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