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Poverty, Vulnerability, and Household Coping Strategies during the 2015-16 Recession in Belarus (English)

This paper examines the impact of the recent recession in Belarus on poverty and broader measures of household welfare and compares the recent recession episode to previous economic crises in Belarus. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9003 SEP 10, 2019

Bornukova,Kateryna; Cojocaru,Alexandru; Matytsin,Mikhail; Shymanovich,Gleb Disclosed

Poverty, Vulnerability, and Household Coping Strategies during the 2015–16 Recession in Belarus (English)

This paper examines the impact of the recent recession in Belarus on poverty and broader measures of household welfare and compares the recent recession episode to previous economic crises in Belarus. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 141815 SEP 10, 2019

Bornukova,Kateryna; Cojocaru,Alexandru; Matytsin,Mikhail; Shymanovich,Gleb Disclosed

A Guide to Writing and Using Learning Outcomes for Higher Education Staff in Belarus (English)

This handbook is an outcome of a World Bank externally funded output project financed by the British Embassy Minsk supporting evidence-based tertiary education policies for better employment in Belarus. ... See More +

Report 137319 JAN 01, 2019

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Optimizing Investments in Belarus for the National HIV Response (English)

The national HIV response in Belarus includes several priority prevention and treatment programs. Belarus continues to experience a growing epidemic, which, however, is projected to remain concentrated in key populations. ... See More +

Working Paper 106818 JAN 01, 2019

Benedikt,Clemens Johannes; Wilson,David; Masaki,Emiko; Gorgens,Marelize; Obst,Michael Andreas; Nguyen,Son Nam Disclosed

Economic Assessment of Climate-related Disaster Losses in the Forestry Sector in Belarus : Current Status and Areas for Improvement Based on International Experience (English)

This report has been drawn up within the study “Assessing the current losses and improving the economic analysis of the costs of the on-going climate related catastrophic forestry events based on international experience” funded by The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR). ... See More +

Working Paper 136437 NOV 25, 2018

Bakhur,Aleh; Liadnitski,Andrei; Shoshyn,Artsiom; Hartebrodt,Christoph; Malashevich,Dziana; Silvanovich,Iryna; Protas,Pavel; Kupryian,Sviatlana; Yarmalovich,Vasili; Misuna,Yuliya Russian Disclosed

Economic Assessment of Climate-related Disaster Losses in the Forestry Sector in Belarus : Current Status and Areas for Improvement Based on International Experience (Russian)

This report has been drawn up within the study “Assessing the current losses and improving the economic analysis of the costs of the on-going climate related catastrophic forestry events based on international experience” funded by The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR). ... See More +

Working Paper 136437 NOV 25, 2018

English Disclosed

The Overview of Existing Methods for the Harvesting, Storage and Sale of Wood After the Windblows and Recommendations for New Methods of Harvesting and Marketing of Windblown Timber Taking into Account the Possibility of Forest Insurance : Component 2 : Supporting Resilience and Recovery in the Forestry Sector (English)

This report has been drawn up within the study of Component 2: Supporting resilience and recovery in the forestry sector funded by The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR). ... See More +

Working Paper 136438 NOV 25, 2018

Nosnikau,Vadim; Lednitskiy,Andrej; Protas,Pavel Disclosed

The Overview of Existing Silvicultural Approaches Under the Influence of Adverse Weather Phenomena and Recommendations for Increasing the Forest Resilience to High Wind Events in Belarus (Russian)

The main objective of the work is to study the experience of reforestation, the restoration ofwindblows of 2016 and the development of recommendations for improving the work and increasingthe resistance of plantations to windblows based on international experience.In Belarus, windblows and lowering of the groundwater level are the main problems of forest mortality.Western winds prevail on the territory of the Republic, but there is no clear pattern in theoccurrence of strong winds and windblows.Formation of plantings that are resistant to adverse climate change can be carried out at various stages of forest life, but this can be done most easily and effectively at the initial stage when a new forest is created or restored.Windblows that have passed through the large areas and methods for their restoration can cause certain difficulties during the audit by representatives of international forest certificationsystems.When restoring windblows of 2016, the creation of forest plantations, mixed in composition,with a predominance of conifers, was mainly used.Based on the experience of reforestation of windblow 2016 in Belarus, it is necessary to develop a plan for managing wind-related crisis phenomena, as well as to adapt existing risk models of plantings damage by the wind for the conditions of Belarus for the development of measures to improve the wind resistance of forests. ... See More +

Working Paper 136439 NOV 25, 2018

English Disclosed

The Overview of Existing Silvicultural Approaches Under the Influence of Adverse Weather Phenomena and Recommendations for Increasing the Forest Resilience to High Wind Events in Belarus (English)

The main objective of the work is to study the experience of reforestation, the restoration ofwindblows of 2016 and the development of recommendations for improving the work and increasingthe resistance of plantations to windblows based on international experience.In Belarus, windblows and lowering of the groundwater level are the main problems of forest mortality.Western winds prevail on the territory of the Republic, but there is no clear pattern in theoccurrence of strong winds and windblows.Formation of plantings that are resistant to adverse climate change can be carried out at various stages of forest life, but this can be done most easily and effectively at the initial stage when a new forest is created or restored.Windblows that have passed through the large areas and methods for their restoration can cause certain difficulties during the audit by representatives of international forest certificationsystems.When restoring windblows of 2016, the creation of forest plantations, mixed in composition,with a predominance of conifers, was mainly used.Based on the experience of reforestation of windblow 2016 in Belarus, it is necessary to develop a plan for managing wind-related crisis phenomena, as well as to adapt existing risk models of plantings damage by the wind for the conditions of Belarus for the development of measures to improve the wind resistance of forests. ... See More +

Working Paper 136439 NOV 25, 2018

Russian Disclosed

Belarus - Economic Update (English)

Policies to support domestic demand and commodity exports helped accelerate cyclical recovery in 2018. External demand volatilities and structural weaknesses of the state-owned enterprise (SOE) sector continue to undermine Belarus’s growth potential. ... See More +

Working Paper 132768 NOV 02, 2018

Smits,Karlis; Haiduk,Kiryl; Sidarenka,Maryna Disclosed

Belarus - Special Focus : Addressing Distributional Inequalities (English)

Aggregate economic indicators, such as gross domestic product (GDP) growth, do not reflect distributional inequalities. In Belarus, inequalities in distribution are mainly linked to intergenerational and spatial differences. ... See More +

Working Paper 132763 NOV 02, 2018

Smits,Karlis; Haiduk,Kiryl; Sidarenka,Maryna Disclosed

The Overview of Existing Methods for the Harvesting, Storage and Sale of Wood After the Windblows and Recommendations for New Methods of Harvesting and Marketing of Windblown Timber Taking into Account the Possibility of Forest Insurance (Russian)

This report has been drawn up within the study of Component 2: Supporting resilience and recovery in the forestry sector funded by The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR). ... See More +

Working Paper 136438 NOV 01, 2018

Disclosed

Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Belarus (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 131585 OCT 31, 2018

Disclosed

Belarus - Strengthening Public Investment and Public Private Partnerships : Assessment Report (Russian)

Faced with a prolonged economic downturn and resulting fiscal constraints, the Government of Belarus is looking to increase the efficiency of public funds spent on public investment. ... See More +

Working Paper 132199 SEP 01, 2018

Fallov,Jonas Arp; Shcherbyna,Iryna; Groom,Simon Miller; Darcy,Martin; Slizhevskaya,Yelena; Pinigin,Andrei; Budsko,Aleksei English Disclosed

Belarus - Strengthening Public Investment and Public Private Partnerships : Assessment Report (English)

Faced with a prolonged economic downturn and resulting fiscal constraints, the Government of Belarus is looking to increase the efficiency of public funds spent on public investment. ... See More +

Working Paper 132199 SEP 01, 2018

Fallov,Jonas Arp; Shcherbyna,Iryna; Groom,Simon Miller; Darcy,Martin; Slizhevskaya,Yelena; Pinigin,Andrei; Budsko,Aleksei Russian Disclosed

Беларусь - экономический обзор (Russian)

Working Paper 132778 APR 19, 2018

Disclosed

Belarus - Special Focus : Dimensions of Wealth Accumulation (English)

National Wealth is an important indicator of economic development—it shows if the national portfolio of assets is balanced to support gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the long-term. ... See More +

Working Paper 132775 APR 19, 2018

Smits,Karlis; Haiduk,Kiryl; Sidarenka,Maryna Disclosed

Belarus - Economic Update (English)

Improvements in the external environment, including improving economic conditions among the main trading partners and higher commodity prices led to modest economic recovery in Belarus in 2017, driven by the industrial sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 132765 APR 19, 2018

Smits,Karlis; Haiduk,Kiryl; Sidarenka,Maryna Disclosed

Exchange of Experts “EoE Forest” : Belarus-Germany-France-Basque Country : Storm, Disturbance and Forest Resilience Management : Overview Report (English)

This overview report contains the exchange of experts on Storm, Disturbance and Forest Resilience Management held on April 15 to 21, 2018.

Working Paper 136440 APR 15, 2018

Disclosed

International Experience in the Implementation of Learning Outcomes in Higher Education : Case Studies of Good Practice (English)

This report is an outcome of a World Bank externally funded output (EFO) project financed by the British Embassy Minsk supporting evidence-based tertiary education policies for better employment in Belarus. ... See More +

Report 137322 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

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Poverty, Vulnerability, and Household Coping Strategies during the 2015-16 Recession in Belarus (English)
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SEP 10, 2019 WPS9003 Policy Research Working Paper
Poverty, Vulnerability, and Household Coping Strategies during the 2015–16 Recession in Belarus (English)
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SEP 10, 2019 141815 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
A Guide to Writing and Using Learning Outcomes for Higher Education Staff in Belarus (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 137319 Report
Optimizing Investments in Belarus for the National HIV Response (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 106818 Working Paper
Economic Assessment of Climate-related Disaster Losses in the Forestry Sector in Belarus : Current Status and Areas for Improvement Based on International Experience (English)
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NOV 25, 2018 136437 Working Paper Russian
Economic Assessment of Climate-related Disaster Losses in the Forestry Sector in Belarus : Current Status and Areas for Improvement Based on International Experience (Russian)
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NOV 25, 2018 136437 Working Paper English
The Overview of Existing Methods for the Harvesting, Storage and Sale of Wood After the Windblows and Recommendations for New Methods of Harvesting and Marketing of Windblown Timber Taking into Account the Possibility of Forest Insurance : Component 2 : Supporting Resilience and Recovery in the Forestry Sector (English)
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NOV 25, 2018 136438 Working Paper
The Overview of Existing Silvicultural Approaches Under the Influence of Adverse Weather Phenomena and Recommendations for Increasing the Forest Resilience to High Wind Events in Belarus (Russian)
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NOV 25, 2018 136439 Working Paper English
The Overview of Existing Silvicultural Approaches Under the Influence of Adverse Weather Phenomena and Recommendations for Increasing the Forest Resilience to High Wind Events in Belarus (English)
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NOV 25, 2018 136439 Working Paper Russian
Belarus - Economic Update (English)
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NOV 02, 2018 132768 Working Paper
Belarus - Special Focus : Addressing Distributional Inequalities (English)
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NOV 02, 2018 132763 Working Paper
The Overview of Existing Methods for the Harvesting, Storage and Sale of Wood After the Windblows and Recommendations for New Methods of Harvesting and Marketing of Windblown Timber Taking into Account the Possibility of Forest Insurance (Russian)
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NOV 01, 2018 136438 Working Paper
Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Belarus (English)
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OCT 31, 2018 131585 Working Paper
Belarus - Strengthening Public Investment and Public Private Partnerships : Assessment Report (Russian)
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SEP 01, 2018 132199 Working Paper English
Belarus - Strengthening Public Investment and Public Private Partnerships : Assessment Report (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 132199 Working Paper Russian
Беларусь - экономический обзор (Russian)
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APR 19, 2018 132778 Working Paper
Belarus - Special Focus : Dimensions of Wealth Accumulation (English)
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APR 19, 2018 132775 Working Paper
Belarus - Economic Update (English)
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APR 19, 2018 132765 Working Paper
Exchange of Experts “EoE Forest” : Belarus-Germany-France-Basque Country : Storm, Disturbance and Forest Resilience Management : Overview Report (English)
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APR 15, 2018 136440 Working Paper
International Experience in the Implementation of Learning Outcomes in Higher Education : Case Studies of Good Practice (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 137322 Report