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Elections and embezzlement : experimental evidence from Burkina Faso (English)

Can democratic elections reduce rent extraction by public decision makers? Existing research suggests that reelection incentives can reduce the embezzlement of public funds. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8067 MAY 17, 2017

Lierl,Malte Disclosed

Regulation of the service of drinking water in areas rural and semi-urban (Vol. 3) : Annexe 2 : plan d'action et suivi de la strategie (French)

Working Paper 117042 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

Result stories : Burkina Faso : Resultats : Burkina Faso (French)

As a GIIF partner for the development of index insurance in Burkina Faso, PlaNet Guarantee has implemented authorized index insurance solutions to meet the demands of agricultural producers, in particular cotton producers as their crops often encounter yield drops due to poor climatic conditions. ... See More +

Brief 113717 MAR 08, 2017

English Disclosed

Result stories : Burkina Faso (English)

As a GIIF partner for the development of index insurance in Burkina Faso, PlaNet Guarantee has implemented authorized index insurance solutions to meet the demands of agricultural producers, in particular cotton producers as their crops often encounter yield drops due to poor climatic conditions. ... See More +

Brief 113717 MAR 08, 2017

French Disclosed

Result stories : Burkina Faso (English)

Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in the heart of West Africa. Covering an area of 264,000 square kilometers, agriculture comprises the single largest economic sector, employing over 80 percent of the working population and contributing over 40 percent of the country’s gross domestic product.The Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF) partnered with the PlaNet Guarantee (PG) in 2011 to develop weather index insurance products for maize and area yield insurance products for cotton. ... See More +

Brief 113749 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Burkina Faso : Project snapshot (English)

Burkina Faso’s economy is heavily reliant on agricultural production, with close to 80 percent of the active population employed in the sector. ... See More +

Brief 113712 DEC 07, 2016

French Disclosed

Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Burkina Faso (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Burkina Faso. To allow useful comparison, it also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 109733 OCT 25, 2016

Disclosed

FY16 Burkina Faso country opinion survey report (English)

The Country Opinion Survey in Burkina Faso assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in Burkina Faso perceive the WBG. ... See More +

Working Paper 109566 AUG 01, 2016

Tepedino,Isabel; Felzer,Sharon; Cameron,Jessica A.; Markova,Svetlana; Guo,Jing; Woods,Calita Disclosed

Evidence from a randomized evaluation of the household welfare impacts of conditional and unconditional cash transfers given to mothers or fathers (English)

This study conducted a randomized control trial in rural Burkina Faso to estimate the impact of alternative cash transfer delivery mechanisms on education, health, and household welfare outcomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7730 JUN 27, 2016

Disclosed

Basic profile of early childbirth in Burkina Faso (English)

This brief has provided a basic profile of early childbirth in Burkina Faso. Measures of early childbirth are high. The share of women ages 18-22 who had their first child before 18 is 25.2 percent and it has decreased slightly over time. ... See More +

Brief 105911 MAR 01, 2016

Malé, Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Basic profile of child marriage in Burkina Faso (English)

This brief has provided a basic profile of child marriage in Burkina Faso. Measures of child marriage are high. The share of women ages 18-22 who married as children is 49.8 percent and it has not declined substantially over time. ... See More +

Brief 105910 MAR 01, 2016

Malé, Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Intra-household dynamics and the design of social protection programs : the case of polygamous households in North Burkina Faso : Dynamique de l'intérieur des ménages et la conception des programmes de protection sociale : le cas des ménages polygames au nord du Burkina Faso (French)

A recent overview of World Bank social safety net programs and gender highlighted the need for greater consideration of intra-household dynamics in the design of social protection programs (Bardasi 2014). ... See More +

Brief 103851 MAR 01, 2016

Guilbert,Nathalie Marie; Pierotti,Rachael Susan English Disclosed

Intra-household dynamics and the design of social protection programs : the case of polygamous households in North Burkina Faso (English)

A recent overview of World Bank social safety net programs and gender highlighted the need for greater consideration of intra-household dynamics in the design of social protection programs (Bardasi 2014). ... See More +

Brief 103851 MAR 01, 2016

Guilbert,Nathalie Marie; Pierotti,Rachael Susan French Disclosed

Burkina Faso : Project snapshot : Burkina Faso : aperçu du projet (French)

Burkina Faso’s economy is heavily reliant on agricultural production, with close to 80 percent of the active population employed in the sector. ... See More +

Brief 113712 JAN 27, 2016

English Disclosed

Measuring quality of policies and their implementation for better learning : adapting the World Bank’s SABER tools on school autonomy and accountability to Burkina Faso (English)

This paper examines the quality of the policy intent with respect to the school-based management system in Burkina Faso. It discusses the difference between policy intent and policy implementation; focusing on the functionality of school councils and their synergies with decentralization and assessment policies to achieve better learning results. ... See More +

Working Paper 115384 DEC 01, 2015

Yuki,Takako; Igei,Kengo; Demas,Angela Disclosed

Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Burkina Faso (English)

This economy profile for Doing Business 2016 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Burkina Faso. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 100659 OCT 01, 2015

Disclosed

Country Data Report for Burkina Faso, 1996-2014 (English)

This Country Data Report summarizes the data from the Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) project for Burkina Faso. The WGI report six aggregate governance indicators for over 200 countries and territories over the period 1996-2014, covering: i) voice and accountability, ii) political stability and absence of violence, terrorism, iii) government effectiveness, iv) regulatory quality, v) rule of law, and vi) control of corruption. ... See More +

Working Paper 105415 SEP 15, 2015

Disclosed

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Burkina Faso (English)

Today’s adolescents and youth face substantial physical, social, legal, and economic barriers to meeting their SRH potential. Key factors underlying these issues are a lack of adolescent SRH (ASRH) policies and access to accessible, affordable, and appropriate health services. ... See More +

Brief 95102 MAR 01, 2015

Bowser,Diana Marie; Cortez,Rafael A.; Quinlan-Davidson,Meaghen Bridget Anne; Gemello,Valeria; Etolue, Jini; Daide, Haidara Ousmane Disclosed

Burkina Faso - Child feces disposal (English)

Safe disposal of children’s feces is as essential as the safe disposal of adults’ feces. This brief provides an overview of the available data on child feces disposal in Burkina Faso and concludes with ideas to strengthen safe disposal practices, based on emerging good practice. ... See More +

Brief 96422 FEB 01, 2015

Disclosed

Can we measure resilience ? a proposed method and evidence from countries in the Sahel (English)

Although resilience has become a popular concept in studies of poverty and vulnerability, it has been difficult to obtain a credible measure of resilience. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7170 JAN 01, 2015

Alfani, Federica; Dabalen, Andrew; Fisker, Peter; Molini, Vasco Disclosed

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Elections and embezzlement : experimental evidence from Burkina Faso (English)
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MAY 17, 2017 WPS8067 Policy Research Working Paper
Regulation of the service of drinking water in areas rural and semi-urban (Vol. 3) : Annexe 2 : plan d'action et suivi de la strategie (French)
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MAY 01, 2017 117042 Working Paper
Result stories : Burkina Faso : Resultats : Burkina Faso (French)
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MAR 08, 2017 113717 Brief English
Result stories : Burkina Faso (English)
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MAR 08, 2017 113717 Brief French
Result stories : Burkina Faso (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113749 Brief
Burkina Faso : Project snapshot (English)
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DEC 07, 2016 113712 Brief French
Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Burkina Faso (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 109733 Working Paper
FY16 Burkina Faso country opinion survey report (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 109566 Working Paper
Evidence from a randomized evaluation of the household welfare impacts of conditional and unconditional cash transfers given to mothers or fathers (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 WPS7730 Policy Research Working Paper
Basic profile of early childbirth in Burkina Faso (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105911 Brief
Basic profile of child marriage in Burkina Faso (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105910 Brief
Intra-household dynamics and the design of social protection programs : the case of polygamous households in North Burkina Faso : Dynamique de l'intérieur des ménages et la conception des programmes de protection sociale : le cas des ménages polygames au nord du Burkina Faso (French)
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MAR 01, 2016 103851 Brief English
Intra-household dynamics and the design of social protection programs : the case of polygamous households in North Burkina Faso (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 103851 Brief French
Burkina Faso : Project snapshot : Burkina Faso : aperçu du projet (French)
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JAN 27, 2016 113712 Brief English
Measuring quality of policies and their implementation for better learning : adapting the World Bank’s SABER tools on school autonomy and accountability to Burkina Faso (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 115384 Working Paper
Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Burkina Faso (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100659 Working Paper
Country Data Report for Burkina Faso, 1996-2014 (English)
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SEP 15, 2015 105415 Working Paper
Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Burkina Faso (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 95102 Brief
Burkina Faso - Child feces disposal (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 96422 Brief
Can we measure resilience ? a proposed method and evidence from countries in the Sahel (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7170 Policy Research Working Paper