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The Next Frontier in Water Supply Service Delivery : An Assessment of the Performance of Water Sector Service Providers in Pourashavas in Bangladesh (English)

Using data from the International Benchmarking Network for Water and Sanitation Utilities, this paper on the water sector in pourashavas (municipalities) in Bangladesh provides an analysis of the trends in the water sector development over 2010–16. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8919 JUN 27, 2019

Bahuguna,Aroha; Andres,Luis Alberto; Joseph,George; Huq,Mainul Disclosed

An Assessment of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Access in Bangladesh's Community Health Clinics (English)

Adequate water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in health care facilities plays a critical role in ensuring improved health care utilization and reducing disease burden due to reinfection. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8924 JUN 27, 2019

Joseph,George; Alam,Bushra Binte; Shrestha,Anne; Islam,Khairul; Lahiri,Santanu; Ayling,Sophie Charlotte Emi Disclosed

Multi-Hazard Groundwater Risks to the Drinking Water Supply in Bangladesh : Challenges to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (English)

Groundwater currently provides 98 percent of all the drinking water supply in Bangladesh. Groundwater is found throughout Bangladesh but its quality (that is, arsenic and salinity contamination) and quantity (that is, water storage depletion) vary across hydrological environments, posing unique challenges to certain geographical areas and population groups. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8922 JUN 27, 2019

Shamsudduha,Mohammad; Joseph,George; Haque,Sabrina Sharmin; Khan,Mahfuzur R.; Zahid,Anwar; Ahmed,Kazi Matin Uddin Disclosed

Doing More with Less : Smarter Subsidies for Water Supply and Sanitation (English)

While subsidies of water supply and sanitation (WSS) services are generally implemented in pursuit of worthwhile objectives, poor design often undermines these objectives, rendering subsidies pervasive, expensive, poorly targeted, nontransparent, and distortionary. ... See More +

Working Paper 137841 JUN 12, 2019

Lombana Cordoba,Camilo; Thibert,Michael David; Danilenko,Alexander V.; Andres,Luis Alberto; Borja-Vega,Christian; Joseph,George Disclosed

Bangladesh - Investigating Nutrition-sensitive Wash : Nurturing the ‘Early Years’ of Life With Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene : Evidence and Policy Levers for Bangladesh (English)

Bangladesh made a number of laudable development achievements in the early millennium but can and should do more to improve human capital and the wellbeing of its population. ... See More +

Report 136375 APR 01, 2019

Haque,Sabrina Sharmin; Joseph,George Disclosed

Why Do So Many Water Points Fail in Tanzania ? An Empirical Analysis of Contributing Factors (English)

According to the 2015 Tanzania Water Point Mapping data, about 29 percent of all water points are non-functional, out of which 20 percent failed within the first year. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8729 FEB 05, 2019

Joseph,George; Andres,Luis Alberto; Chellaraj,Gnanaraj; Grabinsky Zabludovsky,Jonathan; Ayling,Sophie Charlotte Emi; Hoo,Yi Rong Disclosed

Understanding the Geographical Distribution of Stunting in Tanzania : A Geospatial Analysis of the 2015-16 Demographic and Health Survey (English)

Tanzania is home to the third highest population of stunted children in Sub-Saharan Africa, with about 2.7 million children under the age of five failing to reach their full potential of growth attainment compared with the reference population as per the World Health Organization standards. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8688 JAN 03, 2019

Joseph,George; Gething,Peter William; Bhatt,Samir; Ayling,Sophie Charlotte Emi Disclosed

Water and sanitation in Dhaka slums : access, quality, and informality in service provision (English)

Urban slum residents often have worse health outcomes compared with other urbanites and even their rural counterparts. This suggests that slum residents do not always benefit from the "urban advantage" of enjoying better access to health-promoting services. ... See More +

WPS8552 AUG 15, 2018

Arias Granada,Yurani; Haque,Sabrina Sharmin; Joseph,George; Yanez Pagans,Monica Disclosed

Why are so many water points in Nigeria non-functional? : an empirical analysis of contributing factors (English)

This paper utilizes information from the 2015 Nigeria National Water and Sanitation Survey to identify the extent, timing, as well as reasons for the failure of water points. ... See More +

WPS8388 MAR 28, 2018

Andres,Luis Alberto; Chellaraj,Gnanaraj; Das Gupta,Basab; Grabinsky,Jonathan; Joseph,George Disclosed

An evaluation of the contributing factors of water scheme failures in Nigeria (English)

This paper utilizes information from the 2015 Nigeria National Water and Sanitation Survey to identify the extent and timing of the failure of water schemes in the country and the factors affecting it. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8371 MAR 21, 2018

Andres,Luis Alberto; Chellaraj,Gnanaraj; Das Gupta,Basab; Grabinsky,Jonathan; Joseph,George Disclosed

Reaching for the SDGs : the untapped potential of Tanzania’s water supply, sanitation, and hygiene sector (English)

Working Paper 124255 MAR 01, 2018

Joseph,George; Haque,Sabrina Sharmin; Ayling,Sophie Charlotte Emi Disclosed

Promising progress : a diagnostic of water supply, sanitation, hygiene, and poverty in Bangladesh : Main report (English)

This summary report presents the findings of the Bangladesh WASH Poverty Diagnostic (BWPD) study led by the World Bank's Water and Poverty Global Practices. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 124159 MAR 01, 2018

Joseph,George; Haque,Sabrina Sharmin; Yoshida,Nobuo; Yanez Pagans,Monica; Sohag,Md Kutub Uddin Bakhtiar; Moqueet,Nazia Sultana; Smith,Dustin Andrew; Lahiri,Santanu; Ellery,Mark; Sen,Somnath; Ayling,Sophie Charlotte Emi Disclosed

Geo-spatial modeling of access to water and sanitation in Nigeria (English)

The paper presents the development and implementation of a geo-spatial model for mapping populations' access to specified types of water and sanitation services in Nigeria. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8357 FEB 28, 2018

Andres,Luis Alberto; Bhatt,Samir; Dasgupta,Basab; Echenique,Juan A.; Gething,Peter William; Grabinsky Zabludovsky,Jonathan; Joseph,George Disclosed

Urban water and sanitation in Tanzania : remaining challenges to providing safe, reliable, and affordable services for all (English)

This brief draws from the Tanzania WASH Poverty Diagnostic (TWPD) report (World Bank, forthcoming), an initiative of the World Bank Water Global Practice (GP), which brings together analytics from across sectors to identify practical, operationally relevant findings on the linkages between water supply, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and poverty. ... See More +

Brief 123627 FEB 01, 2018

Joseph,George; Haque,Sabrina Sharmin; Ayling,Sophie Charlotte Emi Disclosed

WASH for human development : can scaling up Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) interventions help children grow in Tanzania? (English)

This brief highlights recent analyses from the Tanzania WASH Poverty Diagnostic (TWPD) on trends in undernutrition over the years and among income groups. ... See More +

Brief 120327 SEP 01, 2017

Joseph,George; Haque,Sabrina Sharmin; Ayling,Sophie Charlotte Emi; Vinha, Katia; Gething,Peter William; Newman,John Lincoln; Larenas Gonzalez,Maria Isabel Disclosed

Does arsenic-contaminated drinking water limit early childhood development in Bangladesh ? (English)

Arsenic contamination in shallow groundwater aquifers remains a major barrier to providing access to safe drinking water in Bangladesh. Chronic exposure to arsenic has been shown to cause serious health impacts, including various cancers, skin lesions, neurological damage, heart disease, and hypertension. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8172 AUG 24, 2017

Haque,Sabrina Sharmin; Joseph,George; Moqueet,Nazia Sultana Disclosed

Underreporting of gender-based violence in Kerala, India : an application of the list randomization method (English)

This paper analyzes the incidence and extent to which domestic violence and physical harassment on public/private buses is underreported in Kerala, India, using the list randomization technique. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8044 APR 26, 2017

Joseph,George; Javaid,Syed Usman; Andres,Luis Alberto; Chellaraj,Gnanaraj; Solotaroff,Jennifer; Rajan,Sebastian Irudaya Disclosed

Precarious drop : reassessing patterns of female labor force participation in India (English)

This paper uses successive rounds of National Sample Survey Organization data from 1993-94 to 2011-12, and draws from census data. This paper (i) provides a description of nearly two decades of patterns and trends in female labor force participation in India; (ii) estimates the extent of the recent decline in female labor force participation; and (iii) examines and assesses the contribution of various demographic and socioeconomic factors in explaining the female labor force participation decision and the recent the drop. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8024 APR 04, 2017

Andres,Luis Alberto; Dasgupta,Basab; Joseph,George; Abraham,Vinoj; Correia,Maria C. Disclosed

Sustainability of demand responsive approaches to rural water supply : the case of Kerala (English)

This paper presents the findings of an impact evaluation to assess the performance and sustainability of the demand responsive community-based approach toward rural water supply in the state of Kerala, India. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8025 APR 04, 2017

Andres,Luis Alberto; Deb,Saubhik; Gambrill,Martin P.; Giannone,Elisa; Joseph,George; Kannath,Pramod; Kumar,Manish; Kurian,P.K.; Many,Rajesh; Muwonge,Abdu Disclosed

Getting to work : unlocking women’s potential in Sri Lanka’s labor force - overview (English)

Sri Lanka has the 14th-largest gender gap in labor force participation (LFP) globally. LFP rates among Sri Lankan women age 15 years and older were 36 percent for 2015 and 2016, versus 75 percent for same-age men for both years. ... See More +

Publication 121117 JAN 01, 2017

Solotaroff,Jennifer; Kuriakose,Anne T.; Joseph,George Disclosed

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The Next Frontier in Water Supply Service Delivery : An Assessment of the Performance of Water Sector Service Providers in Pourashavas in Bangladesh (English)
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JUN 27, 2019 WPS8919 Policy Research Working Paper
An Assessment of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Access in Bangladesh's Community Health Clinics (English)
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JUN 27, 2019 WPS8924 Policy Research Working Paper
Multi-Hazard Groundwater Risks to the Drinking Water Supply in Bangladesh : Challenges to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (English)
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JUN 27, 2019 WPS8922 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing More with Less : Smarter Subsidies for Water Supply and Sanitation (English)
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JUN 12, 2019 137841 Working Paper
Bangladesh - Investigating Nutrition-sensitive Wash : Nurturing the ‘Early Years’ of Life With Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene : Evidence and Policy Levers for Bangladesh (English)
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APR 01, 2019 136375 Report
Why Do So Many Water Points Fail in Tanzania ? An Empirical Analysis of Contributing Factors (English)
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FEB 05, 2019 WPS8729 Policy Research Working Paper
Understanding the Geographical Distribution of Stunting in Tanzania : A Geospatial Analysis of the 2015-16 Demographic and Health Survey (English)
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JAN 03, 2019 WPS8688 Policy Research Working Paper
Water and sanitation in Dhaka slums : access, quality, and informality in service provision (English)
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AUG 15, 2018 WPS8552
Why are so many water points in Nigeria non-functional? : an empirical analysis of contributing factors (English)
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MAR 28, 2018 WPS8388
An evaluation of the contributing factors of water scheme failures in Nigeria (English)
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MAR 21, 2018 WPS8371 Policy Research Working Paper
Reaching for the SDGs : the untapped potential of Tanzania’s water supply, sanitation, and hygiene sector (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2018 124255 Working Paper
Promising progress : a diagnostic of water supply, sanitation, hygiene, and poverty in Bangladesh : Main report (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2018 124159 Other Poverty Study
Geo-spatial modeling of access to water and sanitation in Nigeria (English)
See More +
FEB 28, 2018 WPS8357 Policy Research Working Paper
Urban water and sanitation in Tanzania : remaining challenges to providing safe, reliable, and affordable services for all (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123627 Brief
WASH for human development : can scaling up Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) interventions help children grow in Tanzania? (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 120327 Brief
Does arsenic-contaminated drinking water limit early childhood development in Bangladesh ? (English)
See More +
AUG 24, 2017 WPS8172 Policy Research Working Paper
Underreporting of gender-based violence in Kerala, India : an application of the list randomization method (English)
See More +
APR 26, 2017 WPS8044 Policy Research Working Paper
Precarious drop : reassessing patterns of female labor force participation in India (English)
See More +
APR 04, 2017 WPS8024 Policy Research Working Paper
Sustainability of demand responsive approaches to rural water supply : the case of Kerala (English)
See More +
APR 04, 2017 WPS8025 Policy Research Working Paper
Getting to work : unlocking women’s potential in Sri Lanka’s labor force - overview (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2017 121117 Publication