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Tanzania Mainland Poverty Assessment : Executive Summary (English)

This report summarizes a comprehensive analysis of poverty and inequality in Tanzania and identifies some priority actions if poverty is to be reduced. ... See More +

Report 144228 DEC 08, 2019

Disclosed

Intergenerational Impact of Population Shocks on Children's Health : Evidence from the 1993-2001 Refugee Crisis in Tanzania (English)

This paper examines how parents' early childhood exposure to a refugee crisis impacts their children's health status. Based on Demographic and Health Survey data from Tanzania with the migration history of mothers and fathers, the analysis exploits geographical, time, and cohort variations using shock intensity and distance from refugee camps to instrument treatment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9075 DEC 03, 2019

Wang Sonne,Soazic Elise; Verme,Paolo Disclosed

Adaptive Safety Nets for Rural Africa : Drought-Sensitive Targeting with Sparse Data (English)

This paper combines remote-sensed data and individual child-, mother-, and household-level data from the Demographic and Health Surveys for five countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (Malawi, Tanzania, Mozambique, Zambia, and Zimbabwe) to design a prototype drought-contingent targeting framework that may be used in scarce-data contexts. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9071 DEC 02, 2019

Baez,Javier E.; Kshirsagar,Varun; Skoufias,Emmanuel Disclosed

Tanzania Economic Update : Transforming Agriculture - Realizing the Potential of Agriculture for Inclusive Growth and Poverty Reduction (English)

Tanzania was again one of the top growth performers in the region. Official GDP figures show that growth remained steady in the first half of the year, driven by higher public investment and by a recovery in exports. ... See More +

Report 144126 DEC 01, 2019

Fatima,Freeha; Modamba,Emma Isinika; Nabeta,Loy; Saldarriaga Noel,Miguel Angel; Mwingu,Neema; Delgado,Christopher L.; Baregu,Solomon Simon; Teri,Gilead John; Swinkels,Robertus A; Mungunasi,Emmanuel A.; Simons,Sarah Anne Disclosed

Doing Business 2020 : Comparing Business Regulation in 190 Economies - Economy Profile of Tanzania (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 144034 OCT 24, 2019

Disclosed

Tanzania Urban Resilience Program : Annual Report 2019 (English)

The Tanzania Urban Resilience Program (TURP) was established in 2016 as a partnership between the Government of Tanzania (GoT), the World Bank Group, and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) to support national and local governments in strengthening management of urban climate risk. ... See More +

Working Paper 142529 OCT 01, 2019

Disclosed

Targeting Inputs: Experimental Evidence from Tanzania (English)

Input subsidy programs (ISP) often have two conflicting targeting goals: selecting individuals with the highest marginal return to inputs on efficiency grounds, or the poorest individuals on equity grounds, allowing for a secondary market to restore efficiency gains. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9013 SEP 16, 2019

Gine,Xavier; Barboza Ribeiro,Bernardo; Valley,Ildrim Disclosed

Wading Out the Storm : The Role of Poverty in Exposure, Vulnerability, and Resilience to Floods in Dar es Salaam (English)

Dar es Salaam's economy and infrastructure suffers from frequent and severe flooding, and the situation will get worse in the absence of major interventions. ... See More +

Working Paper 142251 SEP 01, 2019

Erman,Alvina Elisabeth; Obolensky,Marguerite Anne Beatrice; Hallegatte,Stephane Swahili Disclosed

Wading Out the Storm: The Role of Poverty in Exposure, Vulnerability and Resilience to Floods in Dar Es Salaam (English)

Dar es Salaam is frequently affected by severe flooding causing destruction and impeding daily life of its 4.5 million inhabitants. The focus of this paper is on the role of poverty in the impact of floods on households, focusing on both direct (damage to or loss of assets or property) and indirect (losses involving health, infrastructure, labor, and education) impacts using household survey data. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8976 AUG 12, 2019

Erman,Alvina Elisabeth; Tariverdi,Mersedeh; Obolensky,Marguerite Anne Beatrice; Chen,Xiaomeng; Vincent,Rose Camille; Malgioglio,Silvia; Maruyama Rentschler,Jun Erik; Hallegatte,Stephane; Yoshida,Nobuo Disclosed

Bathymetric and Topographic Surveying of Flood-Prone Rivers in Dar Es Salaam : Comparative Case of UAV Photogrammetry and UAV LiDAR for Generation of Digital Terrain Models for Flood Modelling Purposes Msimbazi River, Dar es Salaam (English)

This report is comparative case of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) photogrammetry and UAV LiDAR for generation of digital terrain models for flood modelling purposes addressing the Msimbazi river of Dar es Salaam. ... See More +

Working Paper 141393 AUG 07, 2019

De Zeeuw,Roeland; Van de Sande,Bas Disclosed

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

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

Brief 140725 JUL 31, 2019

French Disclosed

Wading Out the Storm : The Role of Poverty in Exposure, Vulnerability and Resilience to Floods in Dar Es Salaam (English)

Dar es Salaam is frequently affected by severe flooding causing destruction and impeding daily life of its 4.5 million inhabitants. In this context, a better understanding of current flood risks and consequences on the livelihoods and well-being of the population is highly policy relevant. ... See More +

Report 140351 JUL 24, 2019

Hallegatte,Stephane; Erman,Alvina Elisabeth; Obolensky,Marguerite Anne Beatrice Disclosed

Tanzania Economic Update : Human Capital - The Real Wealth of Nations (English)

Investing in human capital is essential for Tanzania. To generate future income and achieve sustainable development, people are the most important asset countries have. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 139418 JUL 01, 2019

Wodon,Quentin T.; Belghith,Nadia Belhaj Hassine; Mayengo,Pancras Kafonogo; Mungunasi,Emmanuel A. Disclosed

Zanzibar : A Pathway to Tourism for All : Integrated Strategic Action Plan (English)

The flipside of these opportunities are the risks that need managing through an integrated whole-of-government approach. The consumption habits of tourism facilities and tourists themselves have a cost (for example, tourists at beach resorts consume an average of 20 times more water than residents, Cole, 2014). ... See More +

Report 140372 JUL 01, 2019

Disclosed

Tanzania Economic Update Twelfth Edition with a special focus on Human Capital : The Real Wealth of Nations (English)

Investing in human capital is essential if Tanzania is to develop economically. Reduce poverty and achieve the aspirations articulated in Development Vision 2025. ... See More +

Report 139689 JUN 29, 2019

Wodon,Quentin T.; Belghith,Nadia Belhaj Hassine; Mayengo,Pancras Kafonogo; Mungunasi,Emmanuel A. Disclosed

Closing the Potential - Performance Divide in Tanzanian Agriculture : Sector Notes in Support of ASDP-II - Tanzania (English)

Motivated by the June 2018 launch of the second phase of the Government of Tanzania’s Agriculture Sector Development Program (ASDP II), and undertaken in direct response to requests from the Ministries of Finance and Planning, Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, and Industry and Trade, the set of sector notes described in this brief provides a timely and strategic analysis of key response domains to agri-food development challenges highlighted in ASDP II. ... See More +

Report 138523 JUN 19, 2019

Disclosed

Tanzania : Country Environmental Analysis – Environmental Trends and Threats, and Pathways to Improved Sustainability (English)

Tanzania’s wealth per capita has declined because its rapid population growth has outpaced investment. This decline in wealth is almost entirely accounted for by its “renewable natural capital” loss, consisting of the country’s agricultural land, cropland, forests, forest products, and protected areas. ... See More +

Working Paper 136506 MAY 01, 2019

Disclosed

Harnessing a Young Nation’s Demographic Dividends through a Universal NDC Pension Scheme : A Case Study of Tanzania (English)

About one-half of Africa’s population will remain below age 30 well past 2050,with relatively few aged 60 and older. Using Tanzania’s projected demographics and presenteconomic point of departure, this paper demonstrates how the implicit “double”demographic dividend can be harnessed to create inclusive growth. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 136544 APR 01, 2019

Larsson,Bo; Leyaro,Vincent; Palmer,Edward Disclosed

Why Do So Many Water Points Fail in Tanzania ? An Empirical Analysis of Contributing Factors (English)

According to the 2015 Tanzania Water Point Mapping data, about 29 percent of all water points are non-functional, out of which 20 percent failed within the first year. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8729 FEB 05, 2019

Joseph,George; Andres,Luis Alberto; Chellaraj,Gnanaraj; Grabinsky Zabludovsky,Jonathan; Ayling,Sophie Charlotte Emi; Hoo,Yi Rong Disclosed

Zanzibar : Can Goal-setting and Incentives Improve Student Performance? (English)

The Results in Education for All Children (REACH) Trust Fund at the World Bank funded an evaluation that measured how two different incentive approaches affected the academic performance of grade 9 students in Zanzibar (Tanzania). ... See More +

Working Paper 135295 FEB 01, 2019

Asadul, Islam; Kwan, Sungoh; Masood,Eema; Prakash,Nishith; Sabarwal, Shwetlana Disclosed

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Tanzania Mainland Poverty Assessment : Executive Summary (English)
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DEC 08, 2019 144228 Report
Intergenerational Impact of Population Shocks on Children's Health : Evidence from the 1993-2001 Refugee Crisis in Tanzania (English)
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DEC 03, 2019 WPS9075 Policy Research Working Paper
Adaptive Safety Nets for Rural Africa : Drought-Sensitive Targeting with Sparse Data (English)
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DEC 02, 2019 WPS9071 Policy Research Working Paper
Tanzania Economic Update : Transforming Agriculture - Realizing the Potential of Agriculture for Inclusive Growth and Poverty Reduction (English)
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DEC 01, 2019 144126 Report
Doing Business 2020 : Comparing Business Regulation in 190 Economies - Economy Profile of Tanzania (English)
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OCT 24, 2019 144034 Working Paper
Tanzania Urban Resilience Program : Annual Report 2019 (English)
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OCT 01, 2019 142529 Working Paper
Targeting Inputs: Experimental Evidence from Tanzania (English)
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SEP 16, 2019 WPS9013 Policy Research Working Paper
Wading Out the Storm : The Role of Poverty in Exposure, Vulnerability, and Resilience to Floods in Dar es Salaam (English)
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SEP 01, 2019 142251 Working Paper Swahili
Wading Out the Storm: The Role of Poverty in Exposure, Vulnerability and Resilience to Floods in Dar Es Salaam (English)
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AUG 12, 2019 WPS8976 Policy Research Working Paper
Bathymetric and Topographic Surveying of Flood-Prone Rivers in Dar Es Salaam : Comparative Case of UAV Photogrammetry and UAV LiDAR for Generation of Digital Terrain Models for Flood Modelling Purposes Msimbazi River, Dar es Salaam (English)
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AUG 07, 2019 141393 Working Paper
Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) Africa 2018 : Strengthening Debt Management Capacity – Tanzania Quick Facts (English)
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JUL 31, 2019 140725 Brief French
Wading Out the Storm : The Role of Poverty in Exposure, Vulnerability and Resilience to Floods in Dar Es Salaam (English)
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JUL 24, 2019 140351 Report
Tanzania Economic Update : Human Capital - The Real Wealth of Nations (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 139418 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Zanzibar : A Pathway to Tourism for All : Integrated Strategic Action Plan (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 140372 Report
Tanzania Economic Update Twelfth Edition with a special focus on Human Capital : The Real Wealth of Nations (English)
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JUN 29, 2019 139689 Report
Closing the Potential - Performance Divide in Tanzanian Agriculture : Sector Notes in Support of ASDP-II - Tanzania (English)
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JUN 19, 2019 138523 Report
Tanzania : Country Environmental Analysis – Environmental Trends and Threats, and Pathways to Improved Sustainability (English)
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MAY 01, 2019 136506 Working Paper
Harnessing a Young Nation’s Demographic Dividends through a Universal NDC Pension Scheme : A Case Study of Tanzania (English)
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APR 01, 2019 136544 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Why Do So Many Water Points Fail in Tanzania ? An Empirical Analysis of Contributing Factors (English)
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FEB 05, 2019 WPS8729 Policy Research Working Paper
Zanzibar : Can Goal-setting and Incentives Improve Student Performance? (English)
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FEB 01, 2019 135295 Working Paper