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Whose rules rule? Everyday border and water conflicts in Central Asia (English)

The aim of this study is to provide an operationally relevant regional study of the key cross-border conflict issues that affect communities in Central Asia and the ways in which these conflicts are mitigated. ... See More +

Working Paper 44858 MAY 01, 2008

Kuehnast, Kathleen; Dudwick, Nora; Clarke, Mari; O'Donnell, Anna; and Rana, Sheetal; Disclosed

Analyzing social capital in context : a guide to using qualitative methods and data (English)

This document provides concrete suggestions for using qualitative methods to explore six sometimes overlapping dimensions of social capital:2 (i) groups and networks, (ii) trust and solidarity, (iii) collective action and cooperation, (iv) information and communication, (v) social cohesion and inclusion, and (vi) empowerment and political action. ... See More +

Working Paper 38917 JAN 01, 2006

Dudwick, Nora; Kuehnast, Kathleen; Jones, Veronica Nyhan; Woolcock, Michael Disclosed

Assessing capacity for community-based development: a pilot study in Tajikistan (English)

This paper presents the design and field testing of an instrument for the ongoing work of the World Bank Institute (WBI) in the area of capacity assessment. ... See More +

Working Paper 35077 DEC 01, 2004

Kuehnast,Kathleen Rae; Mcneil,Mary L.; O'Donnell,Anna C. Disclosed

Better a hundred friends than a hundred rubles? Social networks in transition - the Kyrgyz Republic (English)

The purpose of this study, carried out in the Kyrgyz Republic in 1999, was to investigate the impact of socioeconomic change on the characteristics and functions of the social networks of poor and non-poor households in rural and urban communities. ... See More +

Publication 29789 JUN 01, 2004

Kuehnast, Kathleen; Dudwick, Nora

Gender and social funds : challenges and opportunities (English)

This report examines the various challenges and opportunities of mainstreaming gender issues in social fund projects and offers five good practice examples of gender integration in social fund projects in Ethiopia, Honduras, Malawi, Moldova, and Romania. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 25988 MAR 31, 2003

Kuehnast, Kathleen

Innovative approaches to microfinance in post-conflict situations : Bosnia Local Initiatives Project (English)

Over the past five years, the World Bank has developed useful post-conflict strategies that better meet the unique needs of war-torn countries. ... See More +

Brief 27400 MAR 01, 2001

Kathleen Kuehnast

Building cooperation in post-conflict areas : Rwanda Community Reintegration and Development Project (English)

In Rwanda, postwar poverty is widespread, especially in the rural regions. The World Bank-supported Rwanda Community and Reintegration and Development Project is a best practice example of promoting the social and economic integration of the poor amid ethnic tensions in a post-conflict situation. ... See More +

Brief 27409 MAR 01, 2001

Kathleen Kuehnast

Empowering the poor through decentralization : Brazil Rural Poverty Alleviation Program (English)

The Rural Poverty Alleviation Program in Northeast Brazil uses an integrated approach to social and economic analysis in tackling poverty at the community level. ... See More +

Brief 27401 MAR 01, 2001

Kathleen Kuehnast

Learning from the past : India Uttar Pradesh Sodic Lands Reclamation Project (English)

India's Uttar Pradesh Sodic Lands Reclamation Project has two objectives. First, it seeks to reverse the decline of productivity through sustainable reclamation of sodic lands. ... See More +

Brief 27406 MAR 01, 2001

Kathleen Kuehnast

Stakeholder participation targets the rural poor : China Basic Health Project (English)

The past 20 years have witnessed a growing disparity in health status indicators between urban and rural populations in China. The economic and social reforms that have accelerated the growth in GDP and personal income levels of the urban population have not trickled down to the rural areas. ... See More +

Brief 27403 MAR 01, 2001

Kathleen Kuehnast

A social development saga : India Uttar Pradesh Basic Education and India District Primary Education Projects (English)

The Uttar Pradesh (UP) Basic Education Pilot Project and the national India District Primary Education Project exemplify good social development practices. ... See More +

Brief 27405 MAR 01, 2001

Kathleen Kuehnast

Reframing the issues: consulting with beneficiaries : Swaziland Urban Development Project (English)

Unplanned and unregulated urban development is not unique to Swaziland, but addressing the issue through direct consultations with beneficiaries is an important improvement toward resolving this persistent problem. ... See More +

Brief 27410 MAR 01, 2001

Kathleen Kuehnast

Building coalitions for change : Venezuela Judicial Infrastructure Development Project (English)

In the early 1990s, the Government of Venezuela urgently requested assistance from the World Bank to combat corruption, improve the business climate, and create a sense of transparency and involvement of civil society in state matters. ... See More +

Brief 27411 MAR 01, 2001

Kathleen Kuehnast

Enhancing economic reforms through social development : Brazil State Pension Systems Reform LIL (English)

Resolving the pension crisis in Brazil has been neither straightforward nor technically easy. The World Bank provided technical assistance via diagnostic tools that assessed the impacts of current pensions at the state level. ... See More +

Brief 27402 MAR 01, 2001

Kathleen Kuehnast

Decreasing social inequities through decentralization : Morocco Social Priorities 1 Health Project (English)

The Morocco Social Priorities Program incorporates three complementary projects, one of which is the Basic Health Project. These projects are being implemented simultaneously in the 14 poorest provinces, in which 27 percent of the total population and 43 percent of the rural population live. ... See More +

Brief 27408 MAR 01, 2001

Kathleen Kuehnast

Protection, participation, and public awareness : Indonesia Coral Reef Rehabilitation and Management Project (English)

The Indonesia Coral Reef Rehabilitation and Management Project (COREMAP) is the first operation supported by the World Bank to focus exclusively on coral reef ecosystems. ... See More +

Brief 27407 MAR 01, 2001

Kathleen Kuehnast

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Whose rules rule? Everyday border and water conflicts in Central Asia (English)
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MAY 01, 2008 44858 Working Paper
Analyzing social capital in context : a guide to using qualitative methods and data (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 38917 Working Paper
Assessing capacity for community-based development: a pilot study in Tajikistan (English)
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DEC 01, 2004 35077 Working Paper
Better a hundred friends than a hundred rubles? Social networks in transition - the Kyrgyz Republic (English)
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JUN 01, 2004 29789 Publication
Gender and social funds : challenges and opportunities (English)
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MAR 31, 2003 25988 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Innovative approaches to microfinance in post-conflict situations : Bosnia Local Initiatives Project (English)
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MAR 01, 2001 27400 Brief
Building cooperation in post-conflict areas : Rwanda Community Reintegration and Development Project (English)
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MAR 01, 2001 27409 Brief
Empowering the poor through decentralization : Brazil Rural Poverty Alleviation Program (English)
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MAR 01, 2001 27401 Brief
Learning from the past : India Uttar Pradesh Sodic Lands Reclamation Project (English)
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MAR 01, 2001 27406 Brief
Stakeholder participation targets the rural poor : China Basic Health Project (English)
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MAR 01, 2001 27403 Brief
A social development saga : India Uttar Pradesh Basic Education and India District Primary Education Projects (English)
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MAR 01, 2001 27405 Brief
Reframing the issues: consulting with beneficiaries : Swaziland Urban Development Project (English)
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MAR 01, 2001 27410 Brief
Building coalitions for change : Venezuela Judicial Infrastructure Development Project (English)
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MAR 01, 2001 27411 Brief
Enhancing economic reforms through social development : Brazil State Pension Systems Reform LIL (English)
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MAR 01, 2001 27402 Brief
Decreasing social inequities through decentralization : Morocco Social Priorities 1 Health Project (English)
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MAR 01, 2001 27408 Brief
Protection, participation, and public awareness : Indonesia Coral Reef Rehabilitation and Management Project (English)
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MAR 01, 2001 27407 Brief