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Closing the potential-performance divide in Ugandan agriculture (English)

Agriculture accounts for 70 percent of employment, overwhelmingly on small farms; occupies half of all land area, and provides half of all exports and one-quarter of GDP in Uganda. ... See More +

Working Paper 127252 JUN 19, 2018

Disclosed

The Gambia - Social safety nets diagnostic (English)

Almost half the population remain poor, but the proportion has increased in rural areas and decreased in urban areas. Poverty stands at 48.6 percent nationally and almost 70 percent in rural areas; 21.3 percent are extreme poor, rising to 32.2 percent in rural areas5. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000071 JUN 09, 2018

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The road to recovery : the role of poverty in the exposure, vulnerability and resilience to floods in Accra (English)

In June 2015, about 53,000 people were affected by unusually severe floods in the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area, Ghana. The real impact of such a disaster is a product of exposure ("Who was affected?") ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8469 JUN 07, 2018

Erman,Alvina Elisabeth; Motte,Elliot Gaston; Goyal,Radhika; Asare,Akosua Boahemaa; Takamatsu,Shinya; Chen,Xiaomeng; Malgioglio,Silvia; Skinner,Alexander; Yoshida,Nobuo; Hallegatte,Stephane Disclosed

Spatial analysis of Liberia’s transport connectivity and potential growth (English)

Liberia has been influenced by the Ebola crisis since 2014, but the economy is now recovering quickly. Still, significant challenges lie ahead: Agriculture, an important sector employing approximately half of the labor force, still has a weak growth trajectory. ... See More +

Publication 127128 JUN 06, 2018

Iimi,Atsushi; Rao,Kulwinder Singh Disclosed

Reviving urban development : the importance of Freetown for the national economy (English)

The Sierra Leone Economic Update (SLEU) reports on and analyzes recent economic developments and policies within medium-term, regional, and global contexts and analyzes the implications of these developments and policies for the outlook of the economy. ... See More +

Working Paper 127049 JUN 01, 2018

Mansaray,Kemoh; Mukim,Megha; Kerali,Henry G. R.; Dadi,Abebe Adugna; Brhane,Meskerem; Brar,Parminder P. S.; Ahodehou,Lydie; Laouali Ladjo,Karima Disclosed

Agriculture in Africa : telling myths from facts (English)

This report presents the insights obtained, organized around the confirmation (fact) or rebuttal (myth) of 16 frequently held perceptions. It is found that women do not contribute 60 to 80 percent of the work in Africa’s crop production, but rather less than half (40 percent in the six countries studied). ... See More +

Publication 127073 JUN 01, 2018

Palacios-Lopez,Amparo; Kaminski,Jonathan; Xia,Fang; Sanou,Awa; Di Giuseppe,Stefania; Guelfi,Anita; Miller,Daniel Charles; Nagler,Paula; Sheahan,Megan Britney; Munoz Mora,Juan Carlos; Davis,Benjamin K.; Adjognon,Guigonan Serge; Ndiaye,Moctar; Savastano,Sara; Barrett,Christopher B.; Reardon,Thomas; Christiaensen,Luc; Carletto,Calogero; Zezza,Alberto; Hill,Ruth; Nikoloski,Zlatko Slobodan; Kilic,Talip; Omonona,Bolarin Titus; Deininger,Klaus W.; Demery,Lionel; Dillon,Brian; Binswanger-Mkhize,Hans P; Corral,Paul; Cotty,Tristan Le; Liverpool-Tasie,Lenis Saweda O.; McCullough,Ellen B.; Naude,Wim; Ogunleye,Wale; d’Hotel,Elodie Maitre Disclosed

Financial education program : Needs assessment report - Liberia (English)

The recent Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea disrupted the economic activity of all three countries and authorities needed to ensure and/or expand the social support programs. ... See More +

Working Paper 126978 JUN 01, 2018

Zottel,Siegfried; Khoury,Fares Disclosed

Financial education program : Needs assessment report - Guinea (English)

The recent Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea disrupted the economic activity of all three countries and authorities needed to ensure and/or expand the social support programs. ... See More +

Working Paper 127119 JUN 01, 2018

Zottel,Siegfried; Khoury,Fares Disclosed

Financial education program : Needs assessment report - Sierra Leone (English)

The recent Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea disrupted the economic activity of all three countries and authorities needed to ensure and/or expand the social support programs. ... See More +

Working Paper 127120 JUN 01, 2018

Zottel,Siegfried; Khoury,Fares Disclosed

Financial education program (FEP) : radio program in Liberia : Concept note (English)

This concept note describes a financial education radio program that was designed by the World Bank under the Supporting National Payment Systems in Ebola Affected Countries (SNPS) project and aired in Liberia. ... See More +

Working Paper 127136 JUN 01, 2018

Zottel,Siegfried; Khoury,Fares Disclosed

Financial education program (FEP) : radio program in Liberia (Vol. 2) : Radio sketches in English (English)

This concept note describes a financial education radio program that was designed by the World Bank under the Supporting National Payment Systems in Ebola Affected Countries (SNPS) project and aired in Liberia. ... See More +

Working Paper 127136 JUN 01, 2018

Zottel,Siegfried; Khoury,Fares Disclosed

Financial education program (FEP) : radio program in Sierra Leone (English)

This concept note describes a financial education radio program that was designed by the World Bank under the Supporting National Payment Systems in Ebola Affected Countries (SNPS) project and delivered in Sierra Leone. ... See More +

Working Paper 127147 JUN 01, 2018

Zottel,Siegfried; Khoury,Fares Disclosed

Financial education program (FEP) : radio program in Sierra Leone (Vol. 2) : Volume II : radio sketches in English (English)

This concept note describes a financial education radio program that was designed by the World Bank under the Supporting National Payment Systems in Ebola Affected Countries (SNPS) project and delivered in Sierra Leone. ... See More +

Working Paper 127147 JUN 01, 2018

Zottel,Siegfried; Khoury,Fares Disclosed

Reviewing sanitation in Uganda to reach sustainable development goals (English)

This policy note draws upon information collated during a diagnostic study on the state of household and institutional sanitation in rural and urban areas, and presents the barriers and drivers of improvement of sanitation in the country. ... See More +

Working Paper 127162 JUN 01, 2018

Gibson,Jim; Eales,Kathy; Nsubuga-Mugga,Chris Davis Disclosed

Financial education program : radio program in Guinea : Concept note (English)

This concept note describes a financial education radio program that was designed by the World Bank under the Supporting National Payment Systems in Ebola Affected Countries (SNPS) project and aired in Guinea. ... See More +

Working Paper 127146 JUN 01, 2018

Zottel,Siegfried; Khoury, Fares French Disclosed

Rwanda Economic Update – Tackling Stunting: an Unfinished Agenda (English)

Rwanda's economy rebounded in the second half of 2017. The rebound, driven by improved exportperformance and revitalized agriculture, pushed annual growth to 6.1 percent and led to upwardrevisions of the growth projections for 2018 and 2019. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 127256 JUN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Wage setting and labor regulatory challenges in a middle income country setting : the case of South Africa - background note for the South Africa systematic country diagnostic (English)

This note provides an overview of South Africa’s education system and learning outcomes. It reviews early childhood development, basic education, and higher education (university education and vocational training). ... See More +

Working Paper 127303 JUN 01, 2018

Bhorat,Haroon Ismail; Stanwix, Benjamin Disclosed

The development of South African policy planning : a quantitative text analysis - background note for the South Africa systematic country diagnostic (English)

The evolution of South Africa’s strategic policy directions was analyzed through the application of natural language processing (NLP) techniques to the texts of the Reconstruction and Development Plan, Growth, Employment And Redistribution, the Accelerated and Shared Growth Initiative South Africa, the New Growth Path, and the National Development Plan. ... See More +

Working Paper 127286 JUN 01, 2018

Mikhaylov, Slava Disclosed

Minibus taxis, public transport, and the poor : background note for the South Africa systematic country diagnostic (English)

This report, a background note for the South Africa Systematic Country Diagnostic, documents public transport accessibility, focusing particularly on minibus taxis and on poor households, and describe the costs of commuting to work, using the 2013 National Household Travel Survey conducted by Statistics South Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper 127306 JUN 01, 2018

Kerr,Andrew Nicholas Disclosed

Job training in the Republic of Korea : background note for the South Africa systematic country diagnostic (English)

On 23 March 2017, the World Bank Group hosted a workshop focusing on how to improve skills in South Africa and thus enhance employability of South Africans, with the ultimate goal to reduce poverty and inequality. ... See More +

Working Paper 127305 JUN 01, 2018

Uh, SooBong Disclosed

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Closing the potential-performance divide in Ugandan agriculture (English)
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JUN 19, 2018 127252 Working Paper
The Gambia - Social safety nets diagnostic (English)
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JUN 09, 2018 AUS0000071 Working Paper
The road to recovery : the role of poverty in the exposure, vulnerability and resilience to floods in Accra (English)
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JUN 07, 2018 WPS8469 Policy Research Working Paper
Spatial analysis of Liberia’s transport connectivity and potential growth (English)
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JUN 06, 2018 127128 Publication
Reviving urban development : the importance of Freetown for the national economy (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127049 Working Paper
Agriculture in Africa : telling myths from facts (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127073 Publication
Financial education program : Needs assessment report - Liberia (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 126978 Working Paper
Financial education program : Needs assessment report - Guinea (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127119 Working Paper
Financial education program : Needs assessment report - Sierra Leone (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127120 Working Paper
Financial education program (FEP) : radio program in Liberia : Concept note (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127136 Working Paper
Financial education program (FEP) : radio program in Liberia (Vol. 2) : Radio sketches in English (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127136 Working Paper
Financial education program (FEP) : radio program in Sierra Leone (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127147 Working Paper
Financial education program (FEP) : radio program in Sierra Leone (Vol. 2) : Volume II : radio sketches in English (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127147 Working Paper
Reviewing sanitation in Uganda to reach sustainable development goals (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127162 Working Paper
Financial education program : radio program in Guinea : Concept note (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127146 Working Paper French
Rwanda Economic Update – Tackling Stunting: an Unfinished Agenda (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127256 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Wage setting and labor regulatory challenges in a middle income country setting : the case of South Africa - background note for the South Africa systematic country diagnostic (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127303 Working Paper
The development of South African policy planning : a quantitative text analysis - background note for the South Africa systematic country diagnostic (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127286 Working Paper
Minibus taxis, public transport, and the poor : background note for the South Africa systematic country diagnostic (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127306 Working Paper
Job training in the Republic of Korea : background note for the South Africa systematic country diagnostic (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127305 Working Paper