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

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

Brief 140690 JUL 31, 2019

French Disclosed

Benin - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : July 2019 (English)

Benin remains at moderate risk of external debt distress. The rating is unchanged from the previous November 2018 DSA. All the projected external debt burden indicators remain below their thresholds under the baseline, but the ratio of the present value (PV) of external debt to exports exceeds its threshold in the case of an extreme shock to exports.1 With regard to total public and publicly guaranteed (PPG) debt (external plus domestic), the overall risk of debt distress remains also moderate. ... See More +

Working Paper 142480 JUL 01, 2019

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Benin Financial Sector Review : Stability for a Better Inclusion (English)

This report focuses on the Beninese financial sector by identifying the scope and penetration of specific activities such as banking, microfinance, retail payments, and agriculture finance and the challenges of effectively regulating and supervising such activities, with recommendations aimed at ensuring their financial soundness and achieving regulatory sustainability. ... See More +

Working Paper 136417 NOV 01, 2018

Aguera,Philippe Marie; Ndiaye,Omar; Dicko,Tenin Fatimata Disclosed

Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Benin (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 131588 OCT 31, 2018

Disclosed

Benin - Country partnership framework for the period of FY19-FY23 (English)

This Country Partnership Framework (CPF) sets out the strategy for how the World Bank Group will support Benin in achieving higher rates of economic and social well-being over the period FY19-FY23. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 123031 JUN 06, 2018

Disclosed

FY2018 Benin Country Opinion Survey Report (English)

The Country Opinion Survey in Benin assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in Benin perceive the WBG. ... See More +

Report 143123 MAR 01, 2018

Felzer,Sharon Disclosed

Structural change in west Africa : a tale of gain and loss (English)

Economic growth in Benin, Burkina Faso, and Cote d'Ivoire occurred in tandem with a rapid exodus of labor out of agriculture. This paper investigates the contribution (or lack thereof) of within- and between-sector productivity changes to overall productivity growth and output per capita growth since 2000. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8336 FEB 12, 2018

Gebregziabher,Fiseha Haile Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Benin (English)

Doing Business 2018 is the 15th in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 120830 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Country highlights : Benin 2016 (English)

The World Bank Group conducted face-to-face interviews with top managers and business owners of 150 enterprises in Benin from July 2016 through October 2016. ... See More +

Working Paper 129264 SEP 11, 2017

Disclosed

PlaNet guarantee : Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal (English)

This brief talks about drought index project in Benin. This project started in Benin in 2012. Awareness-raising sessions were held by the GEA for clients of FECECAM. ... See More +

Brief 113746 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Enhancing the benefits of formalization under a new status in Benin (English)

Benin, along with sixteen other OHADA countries in Africa, revised their commercial law to introduce a new status called entreprenant. This status is designed for micro and small businesses, and registering with this new status is easy, free of charge and takes only one business day. ... See More +

Brief 110816 NOV 01, 2016

Benhassine,Najy; Mckenzie,David J.; Pouliquen,Victor Maurice Joseph; Santini,Massimiliano Disclosed

Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Benin (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Benin. To allow useful comparison, it also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 109722 OCT 25, 2016

Disclosed

Benin - Performance and learning review for country partnership strategy for the period FY13-17 (English)

This Performance and Learning Review (PLR) assesses implementation under the FY13-FY17 World Bank Group (WBG) Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for Benin, which was discussed by the Board of Executive Directors on April 9, 2013. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 106266 AUG 30, 2016

Disclosed

Cotonou declaration (English)

This declaration explains about the meeting which held on August 04 to 05, 2016 associate with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank met at Palais des Congres de Cotonou (Benin), for the African Caucus. ... See More +

Working Paper 107676 AUG 05, 2016

Disclosed

Benin - Piped Water Supply Systems in Rural and Small Towns (English)

In Benin, rural water systems had historically been operated by local communities, with varying degrees of success. In 2006, the Government of Benin (GoB) began to transfer the management of these water systems to private operators, under a lease and affermage arrangement to connect decentralized municipalities and small-scale private operators (POs). ... See More +

Brief 105959 MAY 01, 2016

Disclosed

FY15 Benin country opinion survey report (English)

The Country Opinion Survey in Benin assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in Benin perceive the WBG. ... See More +

Working Paper 107939 APR 01, 2016

Felzer,Sharon; Cameron,Jessica A.; Markova,Svetlana; Guo,Jing Disclosed

Securing property rights for women and men in rural Benin (English)

Women in Sub-Saharan Africa are less likely than men to own land. They also use less land and have lower tenure security over the land that they use. ... See More +

Brief 103188 FEB 01, 2016

Goldstein,Markus P.; Houngbedji,Kenneth; Kondylis,Florence; O'Sullivan,Michael B.; Selod,Harris French Disclosed

Finding a path to formalization in Benin : early results after the introduction of the entreprenant legal status (English)

In April 2014, the Government of Benin launched the entreprenant status, a simplified and free legal regime offered to small informal businesses to enter the formal economy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7510 DEC 09, 2015

Benhassine,Najy; Mckenzie,David J.; Pouliquen,Victor Maurice Joseph; Santini,Massimiliano Disclosed

Formalizing rural land rights in West Africa : early evidence from a randomized impact evaluation in Benin (English)

This paper presents early evidence from the first large-scale randomized-controlled trial of a land formalization program. The study examines the links between land demarcation and investment in rural Benin in light of a model of agricultural production under insecure tenure. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7435 OCT 08, 2015

Goldstein,Markus P.; Houngbedji,Kenneth; Kondylis,Florence; O'Sullivan,Michael B.; Selod,Harris French Disclosed

Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Benin (English)

This economy profile for Doing Business 2016 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Benin. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 100658 OCT 01, 2015

Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) Africa 2018 : Strengthening Debt Management Capacity – Benin Quick Facts (English)
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JUL 31, 2019 140690 Brief French
Benin - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : July 2019 (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 142480 Working Paper
Benin Financial Sector Review : Stability for a Better Inclusion (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 136417 Working Paper
Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Benin (English)
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OCT 31, 2018 131588 Working Paper
Benin - Country partnership framework for the period of FY19-FY23 (English)
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JUN 06, 2018 123031 Country Assistance Strategy Document
FY2018 Benin Country Opinion Survey Report (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 143123 Report
Structural change in west Africa : a tale of gain and loss (English)
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FEB 12, 2018 WPS8336 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Benin (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120830 Working Paper
Country highlights : Benin 2016 (English)
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SEP 11, 2017 129264 Working Paper
PlaNet guarantee : Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113746 Brief
Enhancing the benefits of formalization under a new status in Benin (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 110816 Brief
Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Benin (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 109722 Working Paper
Benin - Performance and learning review for country partnership strategy for the period FY13-17 (English)
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AUG 30, 2016 106266 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Cotonou declaration (English)
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AUG 05, 2016 107676 Working Paper
Benin - Piped Water Supply Systems in Rural and Small Towns (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 105959 Brief
FY15 Benin country opinion survey report (English)
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APR 01, 2016 107939 Working Paper
Securing property rights for women and men in rural Benin (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 103188 Brief French
Finding a path to formalization in Benin : early results after the introduction of the entreprenant legal status (English)
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DEC 09, 2015 WPS7510 Policy Research Working Paper
Formalizing rural land rights in West Africa : early evidence from a randomized impact evaluation in Benin (English)
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OCT 08, 2015 WPS7435 Policy Research Working Paper French
Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Benin (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100658 Working Paper