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India Assam - Improving Nutrition and Development Outcomes in Early Years : State Engagement Report (English)

The report is structured into four sections. Following this Introduction is a section that provides the context and rationale of the TA, including the situation of key health and nutrition indicators in the state as well as in the three aspirational districts. ... See More +

Report AUS0001183 NOV 18, 2019

Anand,Deepika; Kathuria,Ashi Kohli Disclosed

India - Community-Led Pilot in Meghalaya to Improve Early Childhood Development Outcomes (English)

Early childhood is the most crucial period for the overall development of children. Adequate health care, nutrition, security, safety, responsive caregiving, and opportunities for early learning during this period are essential for children to achieve their full human potential. ... See More +

Report AUS0001190 NOV 01, 2019

Anand,Deepika; Kathuria,Ashi Kohli Disclosed

The Jeevika Multisectoral Convergence Pilot in Bihar : A Process Evaluation Report (English)

The impact evaluation of a program primarily answers the question of what impacts (if any) did a program have on the outcomes of interest, while a process evaluation (PE) answers the questions of how and why a program did or did not have that impact. ... See More +

Report AUS0001167 OCT 28, 2019

Menon, Purnima; Kumar, Neha; Kohli, Neha; Chauhan, Tarana; Avula, Rasmi; Chakrabarti,Sumantra; Raghunathan, Kalyani Disclosed

India - Impact Evaluation of JEEViKA Multisectoral Convergence Initiative in Bihar : Engaging Women’s Groups to Improve Nutrition - Summary Report (English)

JEEViKA is a program that was launched in 2006 by the Bihar Rural Livelihoods Promotion Society (an autonomous body under the Department of Rural Development), with the support of the World Bank. ... See More +

Report AUS0001036 OCT 28, 2019

Disclosed

Landscape Narrative of the Sundarban : A Summary (English)

The Sundarban, one of the world`s most important wetlands, sprawls across 10,000 square kilometers along the border of Bangladesh and India. The area is home to some of the poorest people in South Asia. ... See More +

Working Paper 142668 OCT 01, 2019

Chowdhury,Nishat Shahid; Pangare,Ganesh Disclosed

Challenging Cultural Conventions : Qualitative Evidence from Jeevika (English)

In 2006, when the Bihar Rural Livelihoods Project was launched, the state’s rural poverty ratio was 44.6 percent - 36 million of the total 82 million people in Bihar were living in poverty. ... See More +

Brief 142929 OCT 01, 2019

Pinto,Alreena Renita Disclosed

Enhancing Women’s Empowerment : Evidence from Tamil Nadu (English)

Can targeted participatory community rural livelihoods programs that work in partnership with local governments improve the welfare of the poor, empower women and improve public action? ... See More +

Brief 142926 OCT 01, 2019

Pinto,Alreena Renita Disclosed

Weathering the Storm : Role of SHGs in Mitigating the Impacts of Natural Disasters (English)

Climate change is expected to increase the incidents of extreme weather patterns such as cyclonic storms. Large parts of the developing world including the Bay of Bengal region remain particularly vulnerable to adverse effects of such climate phenomenon. ... See More +

Brief 142927 OCT 01, 2019

Kakkar,Deepti Disclosed

Combating Malnutrition : Can Group Procurement be Equitable? - Results from a Food Security Program in Rural Bihar (English)

India has among the highest rates of child malnutrition worldwide, with Bihar one of the worst affected states. With the intent of combating food insecurity, the Government of India (GoI) and the state Government of Bihar (GoB) offer a Food Security Fund (FSF) via the Bihar Rural Livelihoods Promotion Society. ... See More +

Brief 142928 OCT 01, 2019

Kakkar,Deepti Disclosed

Are we listening? : Results from a World Bank Study on the Effects of SHGs on Deliberative Political Institutions (English)

What is the impact of women Self Help Group (SHG) programs on ‘bottom up’ political participation at the grass roots level? Results from the impact evaluation of one such long running program – Pudhu Vaazhvu Project (PVP) in Tamil Nadu indicate: significant improvement in women’s participation in the gram Sabha by doubling attendance; significant increase in speech and floor time; increased social capital and women’s sense of political efficacy and identity; and no evidence that improved participation leads to improved agenda setting power of women, nor of eliciting a response from government officials. ... See More +

Brief 142925 OCT 01, 2019

Kakkar,Deepti Disclosed

End Term Evaluation of LARR Implementation in KSHIP II : Final Report (English)

The Second Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project (KSHIP) involves widening and improvement of the road transportation network in eighteen districts of Karnataka State. ... See More +

Report 143080 OCT 01, 2019

Disclosed

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 TB Patients Help Successfully Identify Others for Testing? (English)

Tuberculosis is an infectious bacterial disease spread through the air that can lead to death when left untreated. The disease killed some 1.6 million people in 2017, according to the World Health Organization, making it one of the top ten causes of death worldwide and one of the leading causes of deaths from infectious disease. ... See More +

Brief 141949 SEP 01, 2019

Disclosed

The World Bank in India Newsletter (Vol. 18, No. 2) (English)

This newsletter includes the following headings: Shimla moves towards water for all, driving change in Bengaluru, development dialogue: can South Asia unstrangle the chicken's neck, lighthouse India: climate-smart agriculture and face to face: World Bank support to road safety. ... See More +

Newsletter 142054 SEP 01, 2019

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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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India Assam - Improving Nutrition and Development Outcomes in Early Years : State Engagement Report (English)
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NOV 18, 2019 AUS0001183 Report
India - Community-Led Pilot in Meghalaya to Improve Early Childhood Development Outcomes (English)
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NOV 01, 2019 AUS0001190 Report
The Jeevika Multisectoral Convergence Pilot in Bihar : A Process Evaluation Report (English)
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OCT 28, 2019 AUS0001167 Report
India - Impact Evaluation of JEEViKA Multisectoral Convergence Initiative in Bihar : Engaging Women’s Groups to Improve Nutrition - Summary Report (English)
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OCT 28, 2019 AUS0001036 Report
Landscape Narrative of the Sundarban : A Summary (English)
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OCT 01, 2019 142668 Working Paper
Challenging Cultural Conventions : Qualitative Evidence from Jeevika (English)
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OCT 01, 2019 142929 Brief
Enhancing Women’s Empowerment : Evidence from Tamil Nadu (English)
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OCT 01, 2019 142926 Brief
Weathering the Storm : Role of SHGs in Mitigating the Impacts of Natural Disasters (English)
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OCT 01, 2019 142927 Brief
Combating Malnutrition : Can Group Procurement be Equitable? - Results from a Food Security Program in Rural Bihar (English)
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OCT 01, 2019 142928 Brief
Are we listening? : Results from a World Bank Study on the Effects of SHGs on Deliberative Political Institutions (English)
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OCT 01, 2019 142925 Brief
End Term Evaluation of LARR Implementation in KSHIP II : Final Report (English)
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OCT 01, 2019 143080 Report
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 TB Patients Help Successfully Identify Others for Testing? (English)
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SEP 01, 2019 141949 Brief
The World Bank in India Newsletter (Vol. 18, No. 2) (English)
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SEP 01, 2019 142054 Newsletter
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