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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 (French)

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

English 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

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

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

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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

Research digest newsletter Vol. 13 (No. 3) (English)

This issue focuses on Urbanization and Infrastructure Development and features the following articles:Building Sustainable Cities and Efficient Infrastructure; Who Benefits from Investments in Bus Rapid Transit Systems? ... See More +

Newsletter 136052 APR 17, 2019

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Learning from Power Sector Reform : The Case of Kenya (English)

Two successive waves of reform have fundamentally altered the structure and organization of Kenya's vibrant power sector, which boasts a tradition of strong technical and commercial performance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8819 APR 16, 2019

Godinho,Catrina; Eberhard,Anton Adriaan Disclosed

Kenya Economic Update : Unbundling the Slack in Private Sector Investment – Transforming Agriculture Sector Productivity and Linkages to Poverty Reduction (English)

The Kenyan economy rebounded in 2018 and economic activity in the first quarter of 2019 was healthy, although emerging drought conditions could curtail GDP growth for the remainder of the year. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 135870 APR 01, 2019

Wankuru,Peter Chacha; Dennis,Allen Curtis K.; Angelique,Umutesi; Chege,Patrick Nderitu; Mutie,Celina Katunda; Sanya,Sarah Oludamilola; Chengula,Ladisy Komba; Njagi, Tim; Pape,Utz Johann; Haynes,Alastair Peter Francis Disclosed

Are They Really Being Served? : Assessing Effective Infrastructure Access and Quality in 15 Kenyan Cities (English)

This paper proposes a framework that examines three levels of access to infrastructure -- nominal, effective, and quality-adjusted access. Most conventional indicators measure nominal access --whether a household has physical access to a service in or near the house. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8750 FEB 19, 2019

Gulyani,Sumila; Ryan Rizvi,Andrea C.; Talukdar,Debabrata Disclosed

Enhancing Young Children's Language Acquisition through Parent-Child Book-Sharing : A Randomized Trial in Rural Kenya (English)

Worldwide, 250 million children under five (43 percent) are not meeting their developmental potential because they lack adequate nutrition and cognitive stimulation in early childhood. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8733 FEB 07, 2019

Knauer,Heather Ashley; Jakiela,Pamela; Ozier,Owen; Aboud,Frances E; Fernald,Lia C.H. Disclosed

Kenya - Electricity Improvement Project : Terms of Reference for Environmental and Social Studies for Transmission Lines : Package 3 (English)

The objective of the consultancy services is to prepare studies that meet the environmental and social safeguard policies of the World Bank and the relevant laws and regulations of the Government of Kenya, for the construction and operation of six new transmission lines and associated substations, and the introduction of a second transformer at 6 existing substations that will be financed under the Kenya Electricity System Improvement Project (KESIP). ... See More +

Working Paper 133123 DEC 20, 2018

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Kenya - Electricity Improvement Project : Terms of Reference for Environmental and Social Studies for Transmission Lines : Package 2 (English)

The objective of the consultancy services is to prepare studies that meet the environmental and social safeguard policies of the World Bank and the relevant laws and regulations of the Government of Kenya, for the construction and operation of six new transmission lines and associated substations, and the introduction of a second transformer at 6 existing substations that will be financed under the Kenya Electricity System Improvement Project (KESIP). ... See More +

Working Paper 133120 DEC 20, 2018

Disclosed

Spatial Distributions of Job Accessibility, Housing Rents, and Poverty in Nairobi, Kenya (English)

Whether individuals and job opportunities are well connected is a key determinant of productive urban labor markets. The overall level of job accessibility in a city depends on the locations of jobs and workers' residences, as well as transport networks. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8654 NOV 26, 2018

Nakamura,Shohei; Avner,Paolo Disclosed

Kenya National Hospital Insurance Fund Reforms : Implications and Lessons for Universal Health Coverage (English)

This article identifies and describes the reforms undertaken by the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) and examines their implications for Kenya’s quest to achieve universal health coverage (UHC). ... See More +

Journal Article 134676 NOV 06, 2018

Barasa, Edwine; Rogo,Khama Odera; Mwaura,Racheal Njeri; Chuma,Jane Disclosed

Spatial Distributions of Job Accessibility, Housing Rents, and Poverty in Nairobi, Kenya (English)

Whether individuals and job opportunities are well connected is a key determinant or productive urban labor markets. The overall level of job accessibility in a city depends on the locations of jobs and workers' residences, as well as transport networks. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 132529 NOV 01, 2018

Nakamura,Shohei; Avner,Paolo Disclosed

Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Kenya (English)

Sixteenth in a series of annual reports comparing business regulation in 190 economies, Doing Business 2019 covers 11 areas of business regulation. ... See More +

Working Paper 131743 OCT 31, 2018

Disclosed

Survey of the Kenyan Private Equity and Venture Capital Landscape (English)

This paper discusses the landscape for private equity and venture capital financing in Kenya. It provides an overview of the private equity and venture capital market in the country, describing key players, including funds, fund managers, investors, and public sector entities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8598 OCT 01, 2018

Divakaran,Shanthi; Mcginnis,Patrick J.; Schneider,Sam Disclosed

Kenya Poverty and Gender Assessment 2015-2016 : Reflecting on a Decade of Progress and the Road Ahead (English)

Following ten years of relatively robust economic growth, Kenya achieved lower-middle-income country status in 2014. The remarkable expansion of telecommunications and mobile financial services shifted Kenya’s economic paradigm to an extent rarely seen in developing countries. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS000466 OCT 01, 2018

Pape,Utz Johann; Mejia-Mantilla,Carolina Disclosed

Elected Members Briefing Note : Participatory Budgeting (English)

KADP has developed this County leader’s briefing note on Participatory Budgeting (PB) to support leaders to understand PB, why it is important, its pros and cons, as well as highlight a few successful case studies. ... See More +

Working Paper 129747 SEP 03, 2018

Kotut,Johnstone Kiptum; Omolo,Annette Akinyi; Hall,Jeremy Andrew Buchyzia; Wanjiru,Rose Ruth Disclosed

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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 (French)
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JUL 31, 2019 140707 Brief English
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
Have Improved Cookstoves Benefitted Rural Kenyans? : Findings from the EnDev Initiative (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 139373 Brief
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
Research digest newsletter Vol. 13 (No. 3) (English)
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APR 17, 2019 136052 Newsletter
Learning from Power Sector Reform : The Case of Kenya (English)
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APR 16, 2019 WPS8819 Policy Research Working Paper
Kenya Economic Update : Unbundling the Slack in Private Sector Investment – Transforming Agriculture Sector Productivity and Linkages to Poverty Reduction (English)
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APR 01, 2019 135870 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Are They Really Being Served? : Assessing Effective Infrastructure Access and Quality in 15 Kenyan Cities (English)
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FEB 19, 2019 WPS8750 Policy Research Working Paper
Enhancing Young Children's Language Acquisition through Parent-Child Book-Sharing : A Randomized Trial in Rural Kenya (English)
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FEB 07, 2019 WPS8733 Policy Research Working Paper
Kenya - Electricity Improvement Project : Terms of Reference for Environmental and Social Studies for Transmission Lines : Package 3 (English)
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DEC 20, 2018 133123 Working Paper
Kenya - Electricity Improvement Project : Terms of Reference for Environmental and Social Studies for Transmission Lines : Package 2 (English)
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DEC 20, 2018 133120 Working Paper
Spatial Distributions of Job Accessibility, Housing Rents, and Poverty in Nairobi, Kenya (English)
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NOV 26, 2018 WPS8654 Policy Research Working Paper
Kenya National Hospital Insurance Fund Reforms : Implications and Lessons for Universal Health Coverage (English)
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NOV 06, 2018 134676 Journal Article
Spatial Distributions of Job Accessibility, Housing Rents, and Poverty in Nairobi, Kenya (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 132529 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Kenya (English)
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OCT 31, 2018 131743 Working Paper
Survey of the Kenyan Private Equity and Venture Capital Landscape (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 WPS8598 Policy Research Working Paper
Kenya Poverty and Gender Assessment 2015-2016 : Reflecting on a Decade of Progress and the Road Ahead (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 AUS000466 Working Paper
Elected Members Briefing Note : Participatory Budgeting (English)
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SEP 03, 2018 129747 Working Paper