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Makueni County Peer-to-Peer Learning Visit : Learning Visit by Kwale, Narok, and Siaya County Representatives (English)

The ‘Devolution and Locally-Led Climate and disaster Risk Management’ project focuses on strengthening capacity of counties to address climate related vulnerability, risk management and resilience. ... See More +

Report 145233 JAN 16, 2020

Wendo, Hausner Disclosed

Narok County Flood Early Warning Communication Strategy (English)

A fundamental precondition for flood disaster risk reduction at the county level is the availability of well-functioning early warning communication systems that deliver accurate, reliable, and understandable warnings, in a timely manner, to authorities, operational disaster managers and populations at risk, to enable early actions to reduce the impacts of potential disasters. ... See More +

Report 145215 JAN 01, 2020

Disclosed

Kenya Accountable Devolution Program : Devolution and Locally-led Climate and Disaster Risk Management Project (English)

The Kenya accountable devolution program (KADP) was established in 2012 to support the devolution process in Kenya. The KADP aims to strengthen the capacity of counties to provide services efficiently, effectively, and with accountability to all citizens, including the poor. ... See More +

Report 145222 JAN 01, 2020

Disclosed

Kenya - Devolution and Locally-Led CCA and DRM (English)

The project ‘devolution and locally-led climate and disaster risk management’ is part of the WorldBank’s Kenya Accountable Devolution Program (KADP), which aims to strengthen the capacity of counties to provide services efficiently, effectively and with accountability to all citizens, including the poor. ... See More +

Report AUS0001289 DEC 01, 2019

Disclosed

Smart and Safe Kenya Transport (SMARTTRANS) (English)

Brief 143721 NOV 21, 2019

Bedoya Arguelles,Guadalupe; Milusheva,Svetoslava Petkova; Williams,Sarah Elizabeth; Legovini,Arianna Disclosed

Kenya Economic Update : Securing Future Growth - Policies to Support Kenya’s Digital Transformation (English)

Kenya continues to experience steady economic growth, with real GDP expanding on average by about 5.6 percent over the last five years (2014-2018). ... See More +

Report 143163 OCT 30, 2019

Disclosed

Doing Business 2020 : Comparing Business Regulation in 190 Economies - Economy Profile of Kenya (English)

Doing Business 2020 is the 17th in a series of annual studies investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 143921 OCT 24, 2019

Disclosed

Rapid Assessment of Natural Resources Degradation in Areas Impacted by the Refugee Influx in Kakuma Camp, Kenya (English)

As of February 2018, the total number of registered refugees and asylum-seekers in Kenya is 483,597. Most are hosted in the refugee camps of Dadaab and Kakuma, located in the drylands in the east and north of the country, respectively. ... See More +

Report 142631 OCT 07, 2019

Tavani, Rebecca; Lindquist, Erik; Jonckheere, Inge; Gianvenuti, Arturo; Ekakoro, Emmanuel; Xia, Zuzhang; Khvostova,Svetlana; Dwumfour,Edward Felix; Ochieng,Robert Mugabe; Owen,Matthew Guy; D’Aietti, Laura Disclosed

When Good Conservation becomes Good Economics : Kenya’s Vanishing Herds (English)

It is no exaggeration to state that Kenya’s wildlife has done much to shape the image and development fortunes of the country. Today tourism is among Kenya’s top sources of foreign exchange, dominates the service sector, and contributes significantly to employment, especially in rural areas where economic opportunities are limited. ... See More +

Working Paper 142626 OCT 07, 2019

Said Mohammed,Fayyas P.; Desbureaux,Sebastien Gael; Mikou,Mehdi; Gohil,Deepali Bharat; Damania,Richard; Scandizzo,Pasquale Lucio Disclosed

Essentials of Climate Change Management for Policy Makers (English)

The climate change management program has been developed in response to recent trends in the global environment, affecting livelihoods and sustainability of human existence. ... See More +

Report 145217 OCT 01, 2019

Disclosed

Multilingual Assessment of Early Child Development : Analyses from Repeated Observations of Children in Kenya (English)

In many low- and middle-income countries, young children learn a mother tongue or indigenous language at home before entering the formal education system where they will need to understand and speak a country's official language(s). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9028 SEP 27, 2019

Knauer,Heather Ashley; Kariger,Patricia Karol; Jakiela,Pamela; Ozier,Owen; Fernald,Lia C. H. Disclosed

Improving Higher Education Performance in Kenya : A Policy Report (English)

The report has three main chapters. Chapter two examines the financing situation of the Kenyan higher education system, presents the results of a scenario-building exercise to explore the financial impact of various expansion paths, and proposes a strategy to achieve financial sustainability. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0001105 AUG 21, 2019

Weaver,Jason Allen; Okiya,Stephen Shisoka; Bersin,Joanna Halley; Charo,Ruth Karimi; Bassett,Roberta Malee; Zaafrane,Hafedh; Salmi,Jamil Disclosed

Jobs in Global Value Chains : New Evidence for Four African Countries in International Perspective (English)

What is the potential for job growth in Africa under participation in global value chains (GVCs)? In this study the concept of GVC jobs is introduced which tracks the number of jobs associated with GVC production of goods. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8953 JUL 31, 2019

Pahl,Stefan; Timmer,Marcel Peter; Gouma,Reitze; Woltjer,Pieter J. Disclosed

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) Africa 2018 : Strengthening Debt Management Capacity - Kenya Quick Facts (English)

This Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) 2018 brief is for Kenya and covers the period January to December 2018.

Brief 140707 JUL 31, 2019

French Disclosed

Creating Markets in Kenya : Unleashing Private Sector Dynamism to Achieve Full Potential (English)

Kenya has the opportunities and resources to stimulate sustainable economic growth and development, but its potential has been constrained by under-investment and low firm-level productivity. ... See More +

Report 143111 JUL 31, 2019

Grigorian,Karen; Dreyhaupt,Stephan; Bareisaite,Asta; Farji Weiss,Steven; Muzenda,Tigere Disclosed

Have Improved Cookstoves Benefitted Rural Kenyans? : Findings from the EnDev Initiative (English)

Meeting the goal of universal access to clean cooking by 2030 remains a formidable challenge, as the current growth rate in clean-cooking coverage lags far behind the rate required to meet the goal (0.5 percent per year versus 3 percent). ... See More +

Brief 139373 JUL 01, 2019

Samad,Hussain A.; Portale,Elisa Disclosed

Disaster Risk Profile : Kenya (English)

The Africa disaster risk financing (ADRF) initiative, launched in 2015 and implemented by global facility for disaster reduction and recovery (GFDRR) and the World Bank, supports the development of risk financing strategies at regional, national, and local levels to help African countries make informed decisions to improve post-disaster financial response capacity to mitigate the socio-economic, fiscal, and financial impacts of disasters. ... See More +

Working Paper 143690 JUL 01, 2019

Disclosed

Learning and Advisory Report on bulk water reform in the Coast Region of Kenya (English)

This report draws observations and guidance from World Bank advisory support on developing a new functional system of bulk water supply management in Kenya’s Coast region. ... See More +

Report AUS0000896 JUN 10, 2019

Disclosed

Kenya Public Expenditure Analysis 2019 : Creating Fiscal Space to Deliver the Big Four while Undertaking a Needed Fiscal Consolidation (English)

The Kenyan government remains committed to a planned fiscal consolidation pathway, which should help contain public debt stock at a sustainable level. ... See More +

Report 139348 JUN 01, 2019

Pradelli,Juan; Thegeya,Aaron Miruri; Angelique,Umutesi; Giron Gordillo,Alex; Nderitu,Patrick; Wankuru,Peter Chacha; Dennis,Allen Curtis K.; Melamud,Ariel; Sanya,Sarah Oludamilola Disclosed

Managing Risks for a Safer Built Environment in Malawi : Building Regulatory Capacity Assessment (English)

In a rapidly urbanising world, Malawi remains one of the least urbanised countries in Africa. Approximately 16.7 percent of Malawi's population live in urban areas. ... See More +

Working Paper 143650 JUN 01, 2019

Moullier,Thomas; Hanzen,Antoine; Barker,Louisa Helen; Abrassart,Theresa Maria Josette; Castell Ruano,Eduardo Disclosed

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Makueni County Peer-to-Peer Learning Visit : Learning Visit by Kwale, Narok, and Siaya County Representatives (English)
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JAN 16, 2020 145233 Report
Narok County Flood Early Warning Communication Strategy (English)
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JAN 01, 2020 145215 Report
Kenya Accountable Devolution Program : Devolution and Locally-led Climate and Disaster Risk Management Project (English)
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JAN 01, 2020 145222 Report
Kenya - Devolution and Locally-Led CCA and DRM (English)
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DEC 01, 2019 AUS0001289 Report
Smart and Safe Kenya Transport (SMARTTRANS) (English)
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NOV 21, 2019 143721 Brief
Kenya Economic Update : Securing Future Growth - Policies to Support Kenya’s Digital Transformation (English)
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OCT 30, 2019 143163 Report
Doing Business 2020 : Comparing Business Regulation in 190 Economies - Economy Profile of Kenya (English)
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OCT 24, 2019 143921 Working Paper
Rapid Assessment of Natural Resources Degradation in Areas Impacted by the Refugee Influx in Kakuma Camp, Kenya (English)
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OCT 07, 2019 142631 Report
When Good Conservation becomes Good Economics : Kenya’s Vanishing Herds (English)
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OCT 07, 2019 142626 Working Paper
Essentials of Climate Change Management for Policy Makers (English)
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OCT 01, 2019 145217 Report
Multilingual Assessment of Early Child Development : Analyses from Repeated Observations of Children in Kenya (English)
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SEP 27, 2019 WPS9028 Policy Research Working Paper
Improving Higher Education Performance in Kenya : A Policy Report (English)
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AUG 21, 2019 AUS0001105 Working Paper
Jobs in Global Value Chains : New Evidence for Four African Countries in International Perspective (English)
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JUL 31, 2019 WPS8953 Policy Research Working Paper
Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) Africa 2018 : Strengthening Debt Management Capacity - Kenya Quick Facts (English)
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JUL 31, 2019 140707 Brief French
Creating Markets in Kenya : Unleashing Private Sector Dynamism to Achieve Full Potential (English)
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JUL 31, 2019 143111 Report
Have Improved Cookstoves Benefitted Rural Kenyans? : Findings from the EnDev Initiative (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 139373 Brief
Disaster Risk Profile : Kenya (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 143690 Working Paper
Learning and Advisory Report on bulk water reform in the Coast Region of Kenya (English)
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JUN 10, 2019 AUS0000896 Report
Kenya Public Expenditure Analysis 2019 : Creating Fiscal Space to Deliver the Big Four while Undertaking a Needed Fiscal Consolidation (English)
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JUN 01, 2019 139348 Report
Managing Risks for a Safer Built Environment in Malawi : Building Regulatory Capacity Assessment (English)
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JUN 01, 2019 143650 Working Paper