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Competitive Cities for Jobs and Growth

December 14, 2015

This week, the World Bank has published a new report titled “Competitive Cities for Jobs and Growth – What, Who and How”. The report analyses what makes a city competitive and how more cities can grow their economies, a topic which is at the core of our work at Bearing. According to the report, a […]

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Kenya Study Visit to Stockholm

June 14, 2015

Bearing Group have this week hosted a senior delegation from the City of Nairobi, the Kenyan Railway Corporation and the Kenyan Government to a study visit to Stockholm in Sweden. Following on from the successful conference at Naivasha Lakes during May 2015, the study visit to Stockholm focused on looking at how the Swedish transport […]

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Global Impact of Climate Change

November 30, 2014

The World Bank has published a report on climate change, titled “Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal”, which is available at this link. New scientific analysis examines the likely impacts of present day (0.8°C), 2°C and 4°C warming above pre-industrial temperatures on agricultural production, water resources, ecosystem services, and coastal vulnerability for […]

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The Tipping Point of Advantages in Urbanisation

August 8, 2013

It is a well-known fact that urbanisation and poverty levels are linked. This summer, The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have published the annual Global Monitoring Report, which shows that the advantages of urbanisation set in only after it has reached a critical level. According to the report, countries with urbanisation rates […]

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Innovation Policy for Developing Countries

December 21, 2010

The World Bank has published a book titled Innovation Policy – A Guide for Developing Countries, which offers a detailed conceptual framework for understanding and learning about technology innovation policies and programs and their implementation in different countries. Innovation in all its forms, particularly technological innovation, has become a crucial driver of growth, enhancing competitiveness […]

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