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Parametric Indices for Excess Rainfall and Drought Pacific Rapid-Respose Financing (English)

In 2017, Pacific Island Countries (PICs) made a request to the World Bank to investigate the potential development of a rainfall product that would provide governments insurance against both excess rainfall and drought. ... See More +

Working Paper 130709 OCT 10, 2018

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Maximizing the development impacts from temporary migration recommendations for Australia’s seasonal worker program (English)

The Seasonal Worker Program (SWP) was formally introduced in 2012 following a four yearpilot scheme. The SWP maintains the dual objectives of: (i) contributing to the economicdevelopment of nine participating Pacific Island countries and Timor-Leste; and (ii)filling labor shortages in the Australian agriculture, accommodation (in selected locations)and tourism sectors (the Northern Australia tourism pilot). ... See More +

Working Paper 127068 JUN 11, 2018

Sharma,Manohar; Doyle,Jesse Jon Gerome Disclosed

The social impacts of seasonal migration : lessons from Australia’s seasonal worker program for Pacific Islanders (English)

The Seasonal Worker Program (SWP) is a temporary migration scheme between Australia and selected Pacific Island Countries. It was introduced in 2012 and covers the agriculture, accommodation and tourism sectors. ... See More +

Working Paper 127067 JUN 11, 2018

Sharma,Manohar; Doyle,Jesse Jon Gerome; Chattier,Priya; Utz,Anuja Disclosed

Vanuatu - Health financing systems assessment : spend better (English)

This report identifies critical opportunities and constraints faced by the Vanuatu health system as it makes progress toward universal health coverage (UHC). ... See More +

Working Paper 127075 MAY 01, 2018

Ivatts,Susan Lynette; Ruest Archambault,Maude; Wallace,Peter Richard; Cairns,Alan Thomas Disclosed

Vanuatu - Health financing system assessment : spend better (English)

This report identifies critical opportunities and constraints faced by the Vanuatu health system as it makes progress toward Universal Health Coverage. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000185 MAY 01, 2018

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The social impacts of seasonal migration : lessons from Australia’s seasonal worker program for Pacific Islanders (English)

The seasonal worker program (SWP) is a temporary migration scheme between Australia and selected Pacific Island countries. It was introduced in 2012 and covers the agriculture, accommodation, and tourism sectors. ... See More +

Working Paper 126256 MAY 01, 2018

Chattier,Priya; Utz,Anuja; Sharma,Manohar; Doyle,Jesse Jon Gerome Disclosed

Supporting road network vulnerability assessments in Pacific Island countries (English)

In Pacific Island Countries, high vulnerability to the impacts of climate change and natural disasters means that such events can have devastating social and economic impacts when critical infrastructure is compromised. ... See More +

Brief 125385 APR 01, 2018

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Kiribati - Health financing system assessment : spend better (English)

This report identifies critical opportunities and constraints faced by the Kiribati health system as it makes progress towards Universal Health Coverage. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000154 APR 01, 2018

Flanagan,Robert Joseph; Cairns,Alan Thomas; Ruest,Maude; Ivatts,Susan Lynette; Wallace,Peter Disclosed

Solomon Islands - Health financing system assessment : Spend better (English)

This report identifies critical opportunities and constraints faced by Solomon Islands health system as it makes progress towards Universal Health Coverage. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000153 APR 01, 2018

Ruest,Maude; Ivatts,Susan Lynette; Flanagan,Bob; Koochew,Adrian Viner Disclosed

Kiribati - Health financing system assessment : spend better (English)

This report identifies critical opportunities and constraints faced by the Kiribati health system as it makes progress towards Universal Health Coverage. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000154 JAN 01, 2018

Ivatts,Susan Lynette; Ruest Archambault,Maude; Wallace,Peter Richard; Flanagan,Robert Joseph; Cairns,Alan Thomas Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (English)

The Doing Business project provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 190 economies and selected cities at the subnational and regional level. ... See More +

Working Paper 122089 DEC 01, 2017

Disclosed

Urban flood risk management in the Pacific : tracking progress and setting priorities (English)

This World Bank knowledge note describes a benchmarking method developed to track the progress of Pacific Island Countries toward sustainable flood risk management. ... See More +

Working Paper 122545 DEC 01, 2017

Yeo,Stephen; Esler,Simone Lillian; Taaffe,Felix Peter; Jordy,Denis Jean-Jacques; Bonte-Grapentin,Michael Disclosed

Aging and long term care systems : a review of finance and governance arrangements in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific (English)

Population aging is a global issue that is either affecting or will soon affect virtually every country around the world. With large numbers of older people experiencing significant losses of intrinsic capacity, leading a dignified and meaningful life is often only possible with the care and support of others. ... See More +

Working Paper 121749 NOV 01, 2017

Joshua,Laurie Christopher Disclosed

Maximizing the development impacts from temporary migration : recommendations for Australia’s seasonal worker program (English)

The seasonal worker program (SWP) was formally introduced in 2012 following a four-year pilot scheme. The program maintains the dual objectives of: (i) contributing to the economic development of nine participating Pacific Island countries and Timor-Leste; and (ii) filling labor shortages in the Australian agriculture sector, accommodation sector (in selected locations), and tourism sector (the Northern Australia tourism pilot). ... See More +

Working Paper 122270 OCT 01, 2017

Sharma,Manohar; Doyle,Jesse Jon Gerome Disclosed

Financial protection for Pacific Island countries : scaling-up regional collaboration on climate and disaster risk financing and insurance (English)

The PCRAFI Program is a comprehensive, regional effort to increase financial resilience to climate and disaster risks in the Pacific through the development of a regional catastrophe risk pool and technical assistance. ... See More +

Brief 119863 SEP 01, 2017

Disclosed

Low-cost technology to improve aviation safety and efficiency : investment program brings modernized aviation information technology to Pacific islands (English)

The World Bank’s Pacific Aviation Investment Program (PAIP) is bringing state-of-the-art air traffic management and satellite-based ground communications to airports and small aircraft operators in seven Pacific island countries and territories. ... See More +

Brief 113199 FEB 01, 2017

De Serio,Christopher J.; Giovannitti,Aldo Disclosed

Pacific Islands - Regional partnership framework : FY17-FY21 (English)

This Regional Partnership Framework (RPF) outlines the World Bank Group (WBG) strategic program for nine Pacific island countries (PIC9): Kiribati, the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Republic of Nauru, Republic of Palau, Independent State of Samoa, Kingdom of Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu. ... See More +

Working Paper 120479 JAN 01, 2017

Melgaard,Lasse; Barbour,Paul Antony; Drees-Gross,Franz R.; Kerf,Michel; Sansbury,Jane Distelhorst Disclosed

Maximizing the development impacts from temporary migration : recommendations for Australia’s seasonal worker programme (English)

The Seasonal Worker Programme (SWP) was formally introduced in 2012 following a four-year pilot scheme. The SWP maintains the dual objectives of: (i) contributing to the economic development of nine participating Pacific Island countries and Timor-Leste; and (ii) filling labor shortages in the Australian agriculture, accommodation (in selected locations) and tourism sectors (the Northern Australia tourism pilot). ... See More +

Working Paper 124648 JAN 01, 2017

Doyle,Jesse Jon Gerome; Sharma,Manohar Disclosed

Strengthening public financial management reform in Pacific Island Countries : Final output (English)

The Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Center (PFTAC) produced ‘A Public Financial Management Roadmap for Forum Island Countries’ (“The Roadmap”) in 2009 (PFTAC 2010). ... See More +

Working Paper 107870 AUG 04, 2016

Haque,Tobias Akhtar Disclosed

Tourism (English)

This is a background paper to the Pacific Possible report. For many Pacific Island countries, tourism is the main economic opportunity to generate incomes and jobs. ... See More +

Working Paper 106504 JUN 01, 2016

Perrottet,John Gerard; Garcia,Andres F. Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Parametric Indices for Excess Rainfall and Drought Pacific Rapid-Respose Financing (English)
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OCT 10, 2018 130709 Working Paper
Maximizing the development impacts from temporary migration recommendations for Australia’s seasonal worker program (English)
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JUN 11, 2018 127068 Working Paper
The social impacts of seasonal migration : lessons from Australia’s seasonal worker program for Pacific Islanders (English)
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JUN 11, 2018 127067 Working Paper
Vanuatu - Health financing systems assessment : spend better (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 127075 Working Paper
Vanuatu - Health financing system assessment : spend better (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 AUS0000185 Working Paper
The social impacts of seasonal migration : lessons from Australia’s seasonal worker program for Pacific Islanders (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 126256 Working Paper
Supporting road network vulnerability assessments in Pacific Island countries (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125385 Brief
Kiribati - Health financing system assessment : spend better (English)
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APR 01, 2018 AUS0000154 Working Paper
Solomon Islands - Health financing system assessment : Spend better (English)
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APR 01, 2018 AUS0000153 Working Paper
Kiribati - Health financing system assessment : spend better (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 AUS0000154 Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122089 Working Paper
Urban flood risk management in the Pacific : tracking progress and setting priorities (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122545 Working Paper
Aging and long term care systems : a review of finance and governance arrangements in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121749 Working Paper
Maximizing the development impacts from temporary migration : recommendations for Australia’s seasonal worker program (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 122270 Working Paper
Financial protection for Pacific Island countries : scaling-up regional collaboration on climate and disaster risk financing and insurance (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 119863 Brief
Low-cost technology to improve aviation safety and efficiency : investment program brings modernized aviation information technology to Pacific islands (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 113199 Brief
Pacific Islands - Regional partnership framework : FY17-FY21 (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 120479 Working Paper
Maximizing the development impacts from temporary migration : recommendations for Australia’s seasonal worker programme (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 124648 Working Paper
Strengthening public financial management reform in Pacific Island Countries : Final output (English)
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AUG 04, 2016 107870 Working Paper
Tourism (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106504 Working Paper