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Tanzania Urban Resilience Programme : Annual Report 2018 (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 +

Annual Report 132143 NOV 01, 2018

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Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Tanzania (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 131835 OCT 31, 2018

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The Determinants of Firm Location in Tanzania (English)

This paper identifies the factors that affect the location of firms in Tanzania. Using a binomialeconometric strategy to address data gaps in firm location at the ward level, the paper groups factors into firm characteristics, market features, and two types of agglomeration economies that capture economies of scale external to the firm. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 131290 OCT 01, 2018

Sanchez-Reaza,Javier Disclosed

Research digest newsletter Vol. 13 (No. 1) (English)

This issue focuses on Health and Nutrition and features the following articles: The Critical Role of Health and Nutrition in Supporting Development; The Income Losses from Childhood Stunting—and the Returns to Nutrition Programs Aimed at Reducing It; Measuring Physical Activity to Investigate the Link between Health and Productivity; Bed Nets and Politics in Tanzania; Investigating the Joint Effects of Parenting and Nutrition on Child Development; How Do Targeted Cash Transfers Affect Nutrition among Nonbeneficiary Children? ... See More +

Newsletter 130188 SEP 26, 2018

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Designing targeted business trainings for impact : insights from a women entrepreneurs' program in Tanzania (English)

Business training in low-income countries have scarcely shown impacts on revenues and profits, especially for female entrepreneurs. In this study, we test two kinds of trainings, one basic in-class training and one enhanced version supplemented with individualized coaching, to test their respective impact on women with established small businesses in Tanzania. ... See More +

Brief 128037 JUL 01, 2018

Bardasi,Elena; Gassier,Marine; Goldstein,Markus P.; Holla,Alaka Disclosed

Support to open government, data, and accountability in Tanzania : progress report (English)

The World Bank activity under the Support to Open Government, Data and Accountability in Tanzania (SOGDAT) programme is a three-year Technical Assistance aiming to establish open data and support service delivery tracking in Education, Water and Health sectors. ... See More +

Working Paper 127502 JUN 18, 2018

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Building inclusive payment ecosystems in Tanzania and Ghana (English)

Over the past decade, financial services for the poor have undergone a dramatic transformation. For years, financial institutions like banks and microfinance institutions (MFIs) struggled to sustainably serve the world’s poor. ... See More +

Brief 129139 JUN 01, 2018

Mattern,Max William; Mckay,Claudia Vonderohe Disclosed

Early childhood stimulation in Tanzania : findings from a pilot study in Katavi region (English)

This study qualitatively explores early stimulation practices in Katavi region, Tanzania. It also quantitatively investigates the links between these early stimulation practices and development of children 0-3 years of age in the Katavi region. ... See More +

Working Paper 129040 MAY 21, 2018

Malik,Saima Sohail; Kidwai,Huma Disclosed

Study of solar-powered prepaid water systems in Tanzania (English)

Between May 2016-October 2017 Water Mission-Tanzania (WM-T), in partnership with World Bank, implemented experimental field trials in Tanzania in order to determine the viability and sustainability of solar-powered piped water supply systems and smart water metering technology as a mechanism to improve financial accountability for rural and urban water schemes; and to provide evidence of the potential of smart water dispensers (SWDs) and solar pumping in both rural and urban water sectors to promote sustainable and affordable water service delivery in Tanzania. ... See More +

Working Paper 125581 APR 18, 2018

Abdiel, Isack; Check, Kristen; Mbwille, Elisekile Disclosed

Migrants, towns, poverty and jobs: insights from Tanzania (English)

For a long time, the urbanization and development discourse has coincided with a focus on economic growth and big cities. Yet, much of the world's new urbanization is taking place in smaller urban entities (towns), and the composition of urbanization may well bear on the speed of poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125073 APR 01, 2018

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The performance of a consumption augmented asset index in ranking Households and Identifying the Poor (English)

Asset ownership indices are widely used as inexpensive proxies for consumption. This paper shows that these indices can be augmented using dichotomous indicators for consumption, which are equally easy to obtain. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8362 MAR 08, 2018

Ngo,Diana; Christiaensen,Luc Disclosed

Analysis of the mismatch between Tanzania household budget survey and national panel survey data in poverty and inequality levels and trends (English)

This study carries out a thorough investigation of the potential sources of mismatch in poverty and inequality levels and trends between the Tanzania National Panel Survey and Household Budget Survey. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8361 MAR 07, 2018

Belghith,Nadia Belhaj Hassine; Adelaida Lopera,Maria; Etang Ndip,Alvin; Karamba,Wendy Disclosed

Analysis of the mismatch between Tanzania household budget survey and national panel survey data in poverty and inequality levels and trends (English)

This study carries out a thorough investigation of the potential sources of mismatch in poverty and inequality levels and trends between the Tanzania National Panel Survey and Household Budget Survey. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125678 MAR 01, 2018

Belghith,Nadia Belhaj Hassine; Lopera Baena,Maria Adelaida; Etang Ndip,Alvin; Karamba,R. Wendy Disclosed

Reaching for the SDGs : the untapped potential of Tanzania’s water supply, sanitation, and hygiene sector (English)

Working Paper 124255 MAR 01, 2018

Joseph,George; Haque,Sabrina Sharmin; Ayling,Sophie Charlotte Emi Disclosed

Results-based financing around the world : Tanzania - can a simple teacher incentive system improve learning? (English)

The Results in Education for All Children (REACH) Trust Fund at the World Bank co-funded an evaluation that compared the effectiveness of two different teacher performance pay sys - tems in early primary schools in Tanzania. ... See More +

Working Paper 126281 MAR 01, 2018

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Migrants, towns, poverty and jobs : insights from Tanzania (English)

For a long time, the urbanization and development discourse has coincided with a focus on economic growth and big cities. Yet, much of the world's new urbanization is taking place in smaller urban entities (towns), and the composition of urbanization may well bear on the speed of poverty reduction. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8340 FEB 14, 2018

Christiaensen,Luc; De Weerdt,Joachim; Ingelaere,Bert Lodewijk M; Kanbur,Ravi Disclosed

Cash transfers increase trust in local government (English)

How does a locally-managed conditional cash transfer program impact trust in government? On the one hand, delivering monetary benefits and increasing interactions with government officials (elected and appointed) may increase trust. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8333 FEB 12, 2018

Evans,David; Holtemeyer,Brian; Kosec,Katrina L. Disclosed

How to Encourage People to Save Money (English)

Mind, Behavior, and Development Unit project showed that it is possible to encourage low-income Tanzanians to increase savings by up to 11 percent using the right messages. ... See More +

Brief 123253 FEB 05, 2018

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Universal health coverage in low-income countries : Tanzania’s efforts to overcome barriers to equitable health service access (English)

During the past decade, Tanzania has experienced steady economic growth, with average annual growth rates of between 6 and 7 percent. Despite this positive trend in the economy, poverty rates have not decreased accordingly; more than one-fourth of Tanzania’s 53 million inhabitants live below the poverty line and almost 10 percent live in extreme poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 122815 JAN 01, 2018

Rosemberg,Nicolas; Wang,Huihui Disclosed

Small Hydro Resource Mapping in Tanzania : Prefeasibility Study - Muhuwesi (English)

This study, is part of a technical assistance project, which aims at supporting resource mapping and geospatial planning for small hydro. It is being undertaken in close coordination with the Rural Energy Agency (REA) of Tanzania, the World Bank’s primary Client country counterpart for this study. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 123353 JAN 01, 2018

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Tanzania Urban Resilience Programme : Annual Report 2018 (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 132143 Annual Report
Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Tanzania (English)
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OCT 31, 2018 131835 Working Paper
The Determinants of Firm Location in Tanzania (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 131290 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Research digest newsletter Vol. 13 (No. 1) (English)
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SEP 26, 2018 130188 Newsletter
Designing targeted business trainings for impact : insights from a women entrepreneurs' program in Tanzania (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 128037 Brief
Support to open government, data, and accountability in Tanzania : progress report (English)
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JUN 18, 2018 127502 Working Paper
Building inclusive payment ecosystems in Tanzania and Ghana (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 129139 Brief
Early childhood stimulation in Tanzania : findings from a pilot study in Katavi region (English)
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MAY 21, 2018 129040 Working Paper
Study of solar-powered prepaid water systems in Tanzania (English)
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APR 18, 2018 125581 Working Paper
Migrants, towns, poverty and jobs: insights from Tanzania (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125073 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The performance of a consumption augmented asset index in ranking Households and Identifying the Poor (English)
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MAR 08, 2018 WPS8362 Policy Research Working Paper
Analysis of the mismatch between Tanzania household budget survey and national panel survey data in poverty and inequality levels and trends (English)
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MAR 07, 2018 WPS8361 Policy Research Working Paper
Analysis of the mismatch between Tanzania household budget survey and national panel survey data in poverty and inequality levels and trends (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 125678 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Reaching for the SDGs : the untapped potential of Tanzania’s water supply, sanitation, and hygiene sector (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124255 Working Paper
Results-based financing around the world : Tanzania - can a simple teacher incentive system improve learning? (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 126281 Working Paper
Migrants, towns, poverty and jobs : insights from Tanzania (English)
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FEB 14, 2018 WPS8340 Policy Research Working Paper
Cash transfers increase trust in local government (English)
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FEB 12, 2018 WPS8333 Policy Research Working Paper
How to Encourage People to Save Money (English)
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FEB 05, 2018 123253 Brief
Universal health coverage in low-income countries : Tanzania’s efforts to overcome barriers to equitable health service access (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122815 Working Paper
Small Hydro Resource Mapping in Tanzania : Prefeasibility Study - Muhuwesi (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 123353 ESMAP Paper