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“Lebanon Establishes First Microfinance Association” – IESC – March 17, 2015

On March 17, 2015 International Executive Service Corps (IESC) reported that on January 12, 2015 “Lebanon’s Ministry of Interior and Municipalities officially approved the creation of the nation’s first microfinance association. The new association is made up of eight microfinance institutions that will work to strengthen the microfinance sector and increase access to finance for […]

“The current drought in Brazil…” – Climate Bonds Initiative – March 17, 2015

A blogpost published on the Climate Bonds Initiative internet site on March 17, 2015 posits that “(t)he current drought in Brazil illustrates why water projects will increasingly need climate adaptation components: The Climate Bonds Water Standard will provide definitions for such green water investments.” You may read the blog post on the Devex internet site.