World Bank Weekly Update Extraits- June 14, 2011

Sources : World Bank Weekly Update

Joint Efforts to Map Water Levels Across Arab Countries
$4.59 million in grants for various remote sensing and Earth observation decision-support tools to address water resources and agricultural management across Jordan, Tunisia, Morocco, Lebanon and the Arab Water Council. Read more

Latin America, Africa Partner on Managing Commodity Wealth
As a longstanding major commodity exporting region, Latin America has many lessons to share with other developing regions on management of natural resource wealth. A new South-South partnership aims to facilitate that learning. Read more

Video: Bringing Water and Sanitation to the Urban Poor in Morocco
As people move out of rural areas to cities, many are unable to access basic services like water and sanitation. This documentary highlights the success of output-based aid in helping Morocco meet the needs of its urban poor. Watch video