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Strategies for Tackling Non-Communicable Diseases in Africa: The Case of Cancer Care and Control
The Cancer Care and Control South-South Knowledge Exchange brought together stakeholders from five countries in Africa — Botswana, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Zambia — to share experiences, lessons, and good practices. All five countries have initiated various programs to tackle the growing burden of cancer and have much to learn from each other.
Reviving and Improving the Diamond Industries of Armenia and Lesotho
The dismantling of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s led to the near collapse of the Armenian diamond cutting industry, which after a brief period of growth in the early 2000s has again declined. To rebuild the industry using global best practices and to increase access to raw diamonds, the Armenian government contacted the World Bank.