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Afghanistan : Public Expenditure Update (English)

This note provides basic analysis of allocations and trends in on-budget public expenditurein Afghanistan since 1389. This report provides an overview snapshot of public expenditure in Afghanistan. ... See More +

Report 139732 JUL 28, 2019

Haque,Tobias Akhtar Disclosed

Afghanistan Development Update : Building Confidence Amid Uncertainty (English)

Afghanistan faced severe economic headwinds in 2018, with the economy growing by an estimated 1.8 percent. Slow growth was driven by two major factors. ... See More +

Working Paper 136319 JUL 01, 2019

Sahibzada,Habiburahman; Haque,Tobias Akhtar; Haven,Bernard James Disclosed

No Household Left Behind : a Look at the Impact Evaluation of the Afghanistan “Targeting the Ultra-Poor” Program (English)

An impact evaluation of the Targeting the Ultra-Poor (TUP) program in Afghanistan suggests that big-push interventions can dramatically reduce poverty in fragile and conflict affected areas. ... See More +

Brief 139830 JUL 01, 2019

Disclosed

No Household Left Behind : Afghanistan Targeting the Ultra Poor Impact Evaluation (English)

The share of people living in extreme poverty fell from 36 percent in 1990 to 10 percent in 2015 but has continued to increase in many fragile and conflict-affected areas where half of the extreme poor are expected to reside by 2030. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8877 JUN 10, 2019

Bedoya Arguelles,Guadalupe; Coville,Aidan; Haushofer,Johannes; Isaqzadeh,Mohammad Razaq; Shapiro,Jeremy Disclosed

Living Conditions and Settlement Decisions of Recent Afghan Returnees : Findings from a 2018 Phone Survey of Afghan Returnees and UNHCR data (English)

This report is the result of a collaboration between the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the Poverty and Equity Global Practice of the World Bank Group (WBG). ... See More +

Working Paper 138068 JUN 01, 2019

Haroon, Mohammad; Krishnan,Nandini; Savage, Jeffrey; Wieser,Christina; Yde-Jensen,Thea Disclosed

Hunger before the Drought : Food Insecurity in Afghanistan (English)

Food insecurity and malnutrition are some of the most serious manifestations of protracted crises, which disrupt livelihoods and food systems. Over half of the Afghan population, approximately 16 million people, lives below the poverty line, a sharp increase over the last decade. ... See More +

Working Paper 139670 JUN 01, 2019

Krishnan,Nandini; Wang,Zihao; Wieser,Christina Disclosed

Women’s Economic Empowerment Carpet Value-Chain Pilot (English)

Turquoise Mountain along with Label STEP developed a pilot project for women empowerment in the carpet value chain with the goal of providing income-generating opportunities for women by increasing the quantity of high-value, fair trade-certified, women-produced carpets being exported directly from Afghanistan to international markets. ... See More +

Report 139460 MAY 27, 2019

Disclosed

Afghanistan Development Brief : Food Insecurity in Afghanistan - Five Key Policy-Relevant Findings about Food Insecurity (English)

This brief highlights five key policy-relevant findings about food insecurity in Afghanistan prior to the 2018 drought. These findings are based on analysis of the Afghanistan Living Conditions Surveys. ... See More +

Brief 139671 MAY 01, 2019

Krishnan,Nandini; Wieser,Christina; Wang,Zihao Disclosed

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

Newsletter 135782 APR 01, 2019

English Disclosed

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

Newsletter 135782 APR 01, 2019

Dari Disclosed

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

Newsletter 135782 APR 01, 2019

Disclosed

Afghanistan Development Brief : The Implications of Afghanistan’s 2014 Security Transition, Deteriorating Welfare, Declining Employment (English)

The overall macro-economic and security context in the country since 2007 can be broken into two distinct phases, pre- and post- the 2014 security transition, when security responsibilities were transferred from international troops to the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF). ... See More +

Brief 136327 FEB 01, 2019

Krishnan,Nandini; Wieser,Christina; Wang,Zihao Disclosed

Afghanistan : Mazar IPP (English)

Three decades of conflict have left Afghanistan’s power system battered. More than half of the population has no access to electricity and those connected to the grid suffer from frequent, lengthy power blackouts. ... See More +

Brief 135544 JAN 01, 2019

Disclosed

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

Fair Trade Carpet Exports for Women’s Empowerment? (English)

Afghanistan ranks last of 168 countries in United Nations Development Program (UNDP’s) gender development index and has one of the world’s lowest female labor force participation rates at 28 percent. ... See More +

Report 139459 JAN 01, 2019

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

Mapping Poverty in Afghanistan : Technical Report (English)

Afghanistan has been in protracted conflict for almost four decades, with direct implications on progress towards development objectives. This context of recurring episodes of violence and insecurity, economic and political instability, and the consequent displacement of populations within and outside the nation’s borders has important implications on the landscape of data and evidence available for the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of interventions and programs, and their timeliness and relevance. ... See More +

Working Paper 133403 NOV 01, 2018

Disclosed

Options for Tobacco Taxation in Afghanistan (Vol. 2) (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 NOV 01, 2018

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

Options for Tobacco Taxation in Afghanistan : Options for Tobacco Taxation in Afghanistan : Knowledge Brief (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 NOV 01, 2018

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

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Afghanistan : Public Expenditure Update (English)
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JUL 28, 2019 139732 Report
Afghanistan Development Update : Building Confidence Amid Uncertainty (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 136319 Working Paper
No Household Left Behind : a Look at the Impact Evaluation of the Afghanistan “Targeting the Ultra-Poor” Program (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 139830 Brief
No Household Left Behind : Afghanistan Targeting the Ultra Poor Impact Evaluation (English)
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JUN 10, 2019 WPS8877 Policy Research Working Paper
Living Conditions and Settlement Decisions of Recent Afghan Returnees : Findings from a 2018 Phone Survey of Afghan Returnees and UNHCR data (English)
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JUN 01, 2019 138068 Working Paper
Hunger before the Drought : Food Insecurity in Afghanistan (English)
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JUN 01, 2019 139670 Working Paper
Women’s Economic Empowerment Carpet Value-Chain Pilot (English)
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MAY 27, 2019 139460 Report
Afghanistan Development Brief : Food Insecurity in Afghanistan - Five Key Policy-Relevant Findings about Food Insecurity (English)
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MAY 01, 2019 139671 Brief
The World Bank Group in Afghanistan : Country Update (Dari)
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APR 01, 2019 135782 Newsletter English
The World Bank Group in Afghanistan : Country Update (English)
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APR 01, 2019 135782 Newsletter Dari
The World Bank Group in Afghanistan : Country Update (Pashto)
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APR 01, 2019 135782 Newsletter
Afghanistan Development Brief : The Implications of Afghanistan’s 2014 Security Transition, Deteriorating Welfare, Declining Employment (English)
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FEB 01, 2019 136327 Brief
Afghanistan : Mazar IPP (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 135544 Brief
Afghanistan Development Brief : Is Afghani/US dollar depreciation a problem for Afghanistan? (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 133791 Brief
Fair Trade Carpet Exports for Women’s Empowerment? (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 139459 Report
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
Mapping Poverty in Afghanistan : Technical Report (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 133403 Working Paper
Options for Tobacco Taxation in Afghanistan (Vol. 2) (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 AUS0000547 Working Paper
Options for Tobacco Taxation in Afghanistan : Options for Tobacco Taxation in Afghanistan : Knowledge Brief (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 AUS0000547 Working Paper