Les catastrophes frappent majoritairement les populations pauvres et vulnérables. Face à l’aggravation préoccupante des pertes dues aux catastrophes de par le monde, la gestion des risques de catastrophe tient une place croissante dans les opérations de la Banque mondiale. Les investissements contribuent à protéger des millions de personnes ainsi que leurs moyens de subsistance, et à préserver la croissance dans les secteurs socio-économiques clés. En 2006, la Banque mondiale, les Nations Unies et des donateurs bilatéraux ont créé le GFDRR afin de bâtir un partenariat mondial pour faciliter l'intégration systématique de la gestion des risques de catastrophe.
Les pertes dues aux catastrophes survenues en 2011 ont atteint, selon les estimations, un chiffre sans précédent de 380 milliards de dollars, ave...
China's economy slows sharply in first quarter
China's GDP grew at its weakest pace for 18 months in the March quarter, data showed on Wednesday, testing Beijing's resolve as its campaign to transform the world's number-two economy comes at the cost of a sharp slowdown. Analysts said that while China's leaders will not likely react to the news with any significant measures to boost the economy for now, they suggested that further weakening ...
What Do China’s Millennials Want ?
For a number of years, I had it pretty good. I had a number of teams that were under me, were stable, and were producing. It was at a time when a lot of questions were being asked about the post 80s generation in China, but for whatever reason I was immune. But, those days […]
What Would be the Impact if the Chinese Economy Tanked?
One of the most interesting conversations I ever had was over drinks with a European central banker looking to learn about the reach of China. His core questions was “If China imploded, what could be the impact…. “, and for a couple of hours we worked through a few industries. How far their supply chains […]