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Afghanistan Development Brief : Is Afghani/US dollar depreciation a problem for Afghanistan? (English)

In this policy brief we discuss whether and to what extent recent currency depreciation is a problem for Afghanistan. We show that: i) depreciation against the US dollar has been modest and driven mostly be external factors; and ii) depreciation against the US dollar is not significantly driving inflation. ... See More +

Brief 133791 JAN 01, 2019

Sahibzada,Habiburahman; Haque,Tobias Akhtar Disclosed

Strengthening Hydromet and Early Warning Services in Afghanistan : A Road Map (English)

Hydrological and meteorological (hydromet) data collection and analysis in Afghanistan started in the late 1940s and mid-1950s, respectively. The hydrometric network expanded rapidly in the 1960s and 1970s, reaching a peak of 150 in 1980, and the meteorological network had a similar trajectory. ... See More +

Working Paper 133069 DEC 01, 2018

Disclosed

Afghanistan Development Brief : Highlights of Afghanistan Fiscal Year 1398 Budget (English)

In this note we provide an assessment of the technical aspects of budget and discuss the implications of the medium-term fiscal framework. The budget document is technically sound and includes some significant improvements in compliance with international best practices. ... See More +

Brief 133789 DEC 01, 2018

Sahibzada,Habiburahman; Haque,Tobias Akhtar Disclosed

Options for Tobacco Taxation in Afghanistan : Discussion Note (English)

This paper presents options for tobacco taxation to reduce tobacco consumption and increase financing for health programs in Afghanistan. Tobacco consumption is compromising the health of the Afghan population, particularly the poor. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000547 DEC 01, 2018

Haven,Bernard James; Rahimi,Lutfi Rahman; Medici,Andre C. Disclosed

Options Tobacco Use in Afghanistan (English)

Many forms of tobacco are used (in varying proportions) in the different regions of Afghanistan – most commonly cigarettes, chelam and snuff. The Afghanistan Demographic and Health Survey 2015, published in 2017, provides insight into tobacco consumption across the country and allows a comprehensive analysis of some of its patterns. ... See More +

Brief 134018 NOV 01, 2018

Medici,Andre C.; Haven,Bernard James; Rahimi,Lutfi Rahman; Ghulam,Sayed Disclosed

Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform – Afghanistan (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 131599 OCT 31, 2018

Disclosed

The World Bank Group in Afghanistan : Country Update (Dari)

Target farmers in Kandahar Province are putting into practice new horticulture methods and seeing the fruits of their labor. This is the result of technical training session on horticulture provided by the Nation Horticulture and Livestock Project (NHLP), which aims to increase horticultural output and productivity across the country. ... See More +

Newsletter 130557 OCT 01, 2018

Pashto, English Disclosed

The World Bank Group in Afghanistan : Country Update (English)

Target farmers in Kandahar Province are putting into practice new horticulture methods and seeing the fruits of their labor. This is the result of technical training session on horticulture provided by the Nation Horticulture and Livestock Project (NHLP), which aims to increase horticultural output and productivity across the country. ... See More +

Newsletter 130557 OCT 01, 2018

Pashto, Dari Disclosed

Afghanistan Development Update (Dari)

The Afghanistan Development Update is a twice-annual publication providing analysis of recent developments and presenting the World Bank team’s most-recent macroeconomic projections. ... See More +

Working Paper 129163 OCT 01, 2018

Pashto, English Disclosed

The World Bank Group in Afghanistan : Country Update (Pashto)

Target farmers in Kandahar Province are putting into practice new horticulture methods and seeing the fruits of their labor. This is the result of technical training session on horticulture provided by the Nation Horticulture and Livestock Project (NHLP), which aims to increase horticultural output and productivity across the country. ... See More +

Newsletter 130557 OCT 01, 2018

Dari, English Disclosed

SABER Service Delivery: The Learning Crisis in Afghanistan (English)

Schooling is not the same as learning. Although access to schooling in Afghanistan has improved significantly in the last decade, 4th grade Afghan students are not learning. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000428 SEP 01, 2018

Trako,Iva; Hosseini Matin,Anahita; Viollaz,Mariana; Masood,Eema; Molina,Ezequiel Disclosed

The cost of nutritious food in South Asia (English)

The high cost of nutritious foods can worsen poor diets and nutrition outcomes especially among low-income households. Yet little is known about the spatial and temporal patterns of the cost of nutritious diets in South Asia, where malnutrition in multiple forms remains high. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8557 AUG 16, 2018

Dizon,Felipe Jr Fadullon; Herforth,Anna Whitson Disclosed

Afghanistan’s Displaced People : A Socio-Economic Profile, 2013-2014 (English)

Afghans represent the world’s largest protracted refugee population, and one of the largest populations to be repatriated to their country of origin in this century. ... See More +

Working Paper 129249 AUG 03, 2018

Tan,Xiayun; Yde-Jensen,Thea; Wieser,Christina; Krishnan,Nandini Disclosed

Afghanistan Development Update : Afghanistan development update (Pashto)

The Afghanistan Development Update is a twice-annual publication providing analysis of recent developments and presenting the World Bank team’s most-recent macroeconomic projections. ... See More +

Working Paper 129163 AUG 01, 2018

Dari, English Disclosed

Afghanistan Development Update : Afghanistan development update (English)

The Afghanistan Development Update is a twice-annual publication providing analysis of recent developments and presenting the World Bank team’s most-recent macroeconomic projections. ... See More +

Working Paper 129163 AUG 01, 2018

Haque,Tobias Akhtar; Sahibzada,Habiburahman; Shome,Saurabh; Haven,Bernard James; Lee,Taehyun Pashto, Dari Disclosed

Poverty in Afghanistan : Results based on ALCS 2016-17 (English)

One of the main objectives of the Afghanistan Living Conditions Surveys (ALCS, formerly the National Risk and Vulnerability Assessment or NRVA) is to provide information on welfare and living standards, on their evolution over time, and their distribution over households. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000426 JUL 30, 2018

Disclosed

Measuring districts' monthly economic activity from outer space (English)

Evening-hour luminosity observed using satellites is a good proxy for economic activity. The strengths of measuring economic activity using nightlight measurements include that the data capture informal activity, are available in near real-time, are cheap to obtain, and can be used to conduct very spatially granular analysis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8523 JUL 12, 2018

Beyer,Robert Carl Michael; Chhabra,Esha; Galdo,Virgilio; Rama,Martin G. Disclosed

Afghanistan - Trends in poverty and inequality 2007-17 (English)

A severe slow-down in Afghanistan’s economic growth characterized the period between 2012 and 2016. This sharp deceleration can be attributed to the combined effects of the drawdown of international military forces and a sharp fall in associated international spending, reduction of aid, and increasing conflict and political instability. ... See More +

Working Paper 129360 JUL 01, 2018

Disclosed

Institutional assessment of the Central Statistics Organization (English)

Afghanistan has achieved substantial development progress since 2001, but faces important upcoming challenges. Government efforts supported by aid inflows have fueled rapid economic growth, expanded the quality of and access to basic social services, and improved the capacity of public sector institutions. ... See More +

Working Paper 127466 JUN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Conflict and the nature of precautionary wealth (English)

The paper uses a detailed household survey to document precautionary wealth accumulation in Afghanistan, with wealth being significantly higher for households facing higher income uncertainty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8453 MAY 23, 2018

Aghabarari,Leila; Rostom,Ahmed Mohamed Tawfick; Sinha,Rishabh Disclosed

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Afghanistan Development Brief : Is Afghani/US dollar depreciation a problem for Afghanistan? (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 133791 Brief
Strengthening Hydromet and Early Warning Services in Afghanistan : A Road Map (English)
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DEC 01, 2018 133069 Working Paper
Afghanistan Development Brief : Highlights of Afghanistan Fiscal Year 1398 Budget (English)
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DEC 01, 2018 133789 Brief
Options for Tobacco Taxation in Afghanistan : Discussion Note (English)
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DEC 01, 2018 AUS0000547 Working Paper
Options Tobacco Use in Afghanistan (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 134018 Brief
Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform – Afghanistan (English)
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OCT 31, 2018 131599 Working Paper
The World Bank Group in Afghanistan : Country Update (Dari)
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OCT 01, 2018 130557 Newsletter Pashto, English
The World Bank Group in Afghanistan : Country Update (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 130557 Newsletter Pashto, Dari
Afghanistan Development Update (Dari)
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OCT 01, 2018 129163 Working Paper Pashto, English
The World Bank Group in Afghanistan : Country Update (Pashto)
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OCT 01, 2018 130557 Newsletter Dari, English
SABER Service Delivery: The Learning Crisis in Afghanistan (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 AUS0000428 Working Paper
The cost of nutritious food in South Asia (English)
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AUG 16, 2018 WPS8557 Policy Research Working Paper
Afghanistan’s Displaced People : A Socio-Economic Profile, 2013-2014 (English)
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AUG 03, 2018 129249 Working Paper
Afghanistan Development Update : Afghanistan development update (Pashto)
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AUG 01, 2018 129163 Working Paper Dari, English
Afghanistan Development Update : Afghanistan development update (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129163 Working Paper Pashto, Dari
Poverty in Afghanistan : Results based on ALCS 2016-17 (English)
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JUL 30, 2018 AUS0000426 Working Paper
Measuring districts' monthly economic activity from outer space (English)
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JUL 12, 2018 WPS8523 Policy Research Working Paper
Afghanistan - Trends in poverty and inequality 2007-17 (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 129360 Working Paper
Institutional assessment of the Central Statistics Organization (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127466 Working Paper
Conflict and the nature of precautionary wealth (English)
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MAY 23, 2018 WPS8453 Policy Research Working Paper