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Can Women's Self-Help Groups Contribute to Sustainable Development ? Evidence of Capability Changes from Northern India (English)

This paper investigates a women's self-help group program with more than 1.5 million participants in one of the poorest rural areas of Northern India. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9011 SEP 13, 2019

Anand,Paul; Saxena,Swati; Gonzalez,Rolando; Dang,Hai-Anh H. Disclosed

India : Can Microloans Increase Toilet Ownership and Use? (English)

Access to safe sanitation prevents the spread of bacteria and viruses that cause illnesses such as diarrhea, a leading cause of child mortality and a contributor to stunting in children. ... See More +

Brief 140569 AUG 01, 2019

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Process Evaluation of Community Result-Based Financing for Health and Nutrition in Nagaland, India : Lessons from Early Implementation (Vol. 4) (English)

Under the term “communitization,” in 2002 the state government of Nagaland transferred responsibility for local services to Village Councils and sector-specific Committees. ... See More +

Brief 139882 JUL 01, 2019

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Determinants of Nutrition in Nagaland, India : Household Access to and Practices pertaining to Food, Water and Sanitation (Vol. 2) (English)

Several household-level factors are associated with better nutrition outcomes. These include food access and availability, practices pertaining to food preparation and consumption practices, and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) practices and access. ... See More +

Brief 139880 JUL 01, 2019

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Determinants of Nutrition in Nagaland, India : Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition Services (Vol. 3) (English)

Utilization of key maternal and child health and nutrition services remains weak in Nagaland, suggesting an adverse impact on health and nutrition outcomes. ... See More +

Brief 139881 JUL 01, 2019

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Determinants of Nutrition in Nagaland, India : Maternal, Infant, Young Child Feeding (MIYCF)Practices (English)

Inadequate feeding practices are often a critical driver of poor nutritional outcomes in children.WHO recommends exclusive breastfeeding up to six months of age, after which infants should start receiving complementary foods in addition to breastmilk. ... See More +

Brief 139879 JUL 01, 2019

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Impact of a Community Result-Based Financing Strategy for Health and Nutrition in Nagaland, India (Vol. 5) (English)

Under the term “communitization,” in 2002 the state government of Nagaland transferred responsibility for local services to Village Councils and sector specificCommittees. ... See More +

Brief 139883 JUL 01, 2019

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Improving Women’s Leadership for Strengthening Health and Nutrition Outcomes in Nagaland, India : Lessons from a Process Evaluation of Community Action for Health and Nutrition (English)

Under the term “communitization,” in 2002 the state government of Nagaland transferred responsibility for local services to Village Councils and sector specific Committees. ... See More +

Brief 139884 JUL 01, 2019

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Recommendations for Strengthening Delivery of Nutrition Services through the Platform of Community Action for Health and Nutrition in Nagaland, India (English)

In the state of Nagaland, stunting prevalence among under-five children decreased from 39 to 29 percent over the decade between the National Family Health Surveys done in 2005-06 and 2015-16 andis lower than the national average of 38 percent. ... See More +

Brief 139885 JUL 01, 2019

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The World Bank in India Newsletter (Vol. 18, No. 1) (English)

This newsletter includes the following headings: technology for social good, development dialogue : information vs. insight, ICR update : Odisha community tanks management project, lighthouse India, face to face, recent project signings, new additions to the Public Information Center. ... See More +

Newsletter 140907 JUL 01, 2019

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Co-Location, Socioeconomic Status and Perceptions of Environmental Change in the Indian Sundarbans (English)

Research on the determinants of collective action in the commons generally focuses on interest-group heterogeneity, implicitly assuming that groups perceive the same problems but have different priorities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8917 JUN 26, 2019

Dasgupta,Susmita; Guha,Bansari; Wheeler,David Disclosed

India - Nutrition Determinants and Strategies in Nagaland : Summary of Findings (English)

The state of Nagaland, with a population of two million, is situated in the North-East region of India. The state's topography is hilly with very poor roads and connectivity. ... See More +

Report AUS0000946 JUN 26, 2019

Mullen,Patrick M.; Baruah,Mamata; Kim,Young Eun; Kaplan,Avril Dawn; Kak,Mohini; Menon,Rekha; Bathula,Amith Nagaraj; Bhatnagar,Aarushi; Harnam,Neesha Disclosed

Infrastructure and Finance: Evidence from India's GQ Highway Network (English)

This paper uses the construction of India's Golden Quadrangle central highway network, together with comprehensive loan data from the Reserve Bank of India, to investigate the interaction between infrastructure development and financial sector depth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8885 JUN 13, 2019

Das,Abhiman; Ghani,Ejaz; Grover,Arti Goswami; Kerr,William Robert; Nanda,Ramana Disclosed

Labor and Welfare Impacts of a Large-Scale Livelihoods Program : Quasi-Experimental Evidence from India (English)

Improving the livelihoods of poor households and transitioning more women back to the labor force is a major challenge in South Asia. Self-employment promoted through women's groups has often been cited as a promising intervention towards this end. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8883 JUN 11, 2019

Pandey,Vivek; Gupta,Abhishek; Gupta,Shivani Disclosed

Women Farmers Producer Companies : Expanding Women’s Economic Space in the Rural Economy - Lessons from the Jeevika Project, Bihar (English)

Strong Self-help Groups have helped pave the way for women’s entry into higher-level organizations around agriculture production and marketing. ... See More +

Report 137682 JUN 11, 2019

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Promoting Women’s Economic Empowerment through Enterprise Development : Lessons from the Kudumbashree Project, Kerala (English)

Promoting women-run enterprises is increasingly being recognized as one of the important interventions to advance women’s economic empowerment. ... See More +

Report 137683 JUN 11, 2019

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Policy Influencing for Greater Impact on Women’s Economic Empowerment : Discussion in First Meeting of the Consultative Group on Women’s Economic Empowerment (English)

Lighthouse India focuses on Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) as a theme for sharing knowledge and experiences among stakeholders, both internal and external to the World Bank Group and promoting peer to peer learning. ... See More +

Report 137698 JUN 11, 2019

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Socio-economic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls and Young Women through Market-Driven Skill Development and Secondary Education (English)

Adolescent girls and young women are a critical group for India and the state of Jharkhand; a group with unmet aspirations and tremendous potential to contribute to the growth and development of the state. ... See More +

Report 137703 JUN 11, 2019

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Women’s Land Rights and Economic Empowerment : Policy and Practice (English)

Land is a limited, and typically the most important asset for people living in the developing countries, the majority of whom depend on agriculture and related work for their livelihood. ... See More +

Report 137697 JUN 11, 2019

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Lighthouse India on Women Economic Empowerment : Stock-take, Lessons and the Plan Ahead - Part A : Stock-take of Activities between FY 2017-2019 (English)

Under the Lighthouse India initiative, the knowledge sharing pillar on ‘Women Economic Empowerment’ has completed two years. The main objective has been to systematically enhance knowledge flows and implementation know-how on women economic empowerment to inform development policy and help to scale up good practices and innovations across states in India and systematically institutionalize the process of knowledge sharing and sharing India’s experience with other countries in the region. ... See More +

Report 137684 JUN 11, 2019

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Can Women's Self-Help Groups Contribute to Sustainable Development ? Evidence of Capability Changes from Northern India (English)
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SEP 13, 2019 WPS9011 Policy Research Working Paper
India : Can Microloans Increase Toilet Ownership and Use? (English)
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AUG 01, 2019 140569 Brief
Process Evaluation of Community Result-Based Financing for Health and Nutrition in Nagaland, India : Lessons from Early Implementation (Vol. 4) (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 139882 Brief
Determinants of Nutrition in Nagaland, India : Household Access to and Practices pertaining to Food, Water and Sanitation (Vol. 2) (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 139880 Brief
Determinants of Nutrition in Nagaland, India : Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition Services (Vol. 3) (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 139881 Brief
Determinants of Nutrition in Nagaland, India : Maternal, Infant, Young Child Feeding (MIYCF)Practices (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 139879 Brief
Impact of a Community Result-Based Financing Strategy for Health and Nutrition in Nagaland, India (Vol. 5) (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 139883 Brief
Improving Women’s Leadership for Strengthening Health and Nutrition Outcomes in Nagaland, India : Lessons from a Process Evaluation of Community Action for Health and Nutrition (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 139884 Brief
Recommendations for Strengthening Delivery of Nutrition Services through the Platform of Community Action for Health and Nutrition in Nagaland, India (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 139885 Brief
The World Bank in India Newsletter (Vol. 18, No. 1) (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 140907 Newsletter
Co-Location, Socioeconomic Status and Perceptions of Environmental Change in the Indian Sundarbans (English)
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JUN 26, 2019 WPS8917 Policy Research Working Paper
India - Nutrition Determinants and Strategies in Nagaland : Summary of Findings (English)
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JUN 26, 2019 AUS0000946 Report
Infrastructure and Finance: Evidence from India's GQ Highway Network (English)
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JUN 13, 2019 WPS8885 Policy Research Working Paper
Labor and Welfare Impacts of a Large-Scale Livelihoods Program : Quasi-Experimental Evidence from India (English)
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JUN 11, 2019 WPS8883 Policy Research Working Paper
Women Farmers Producer Companies : Expanding Women’s Economic Space in the Rural Economy - Lessons from the Jeevika Project, Bihar (English)
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JUN 11, 2019 137682 Report
Promoting Women’s Economic Empowerment through Enterprise Development : Lessons from the Kudumbashree Project, Kerala (English)
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JUN 11, 2019 137683 Report
Policy Influencing for Greater Impact on Women’s Economic Empowerment : Discussion in First Meeting of the Consultative Group on Women’s Economic Empowerment (English)
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JUN 11, 2019 137698 Report
Socio-economic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls and Young Women through Market-Driven Skill Development and Secondary Education (English)
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JUN 11, 2019 137703 Report
Women’s Land Rights and Economic Empowerment : Policy and Practice (English)
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JUN 11, 2019 137697 Report
Lighthouse India on Women Economic Empowerment : Stock-take, Lessons and the Plan Ahead - Part A : Stock-take of Activities between FY 2017-2019 (English)
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JUN 11, 2019 137684 Report