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SABER in Action : quality teaching - driving success in education (English)

Teachers are the key drivers of education quality in any system, and teacher compensation is the largest item in education budgets, so getting teacher policies right is crucial. ... See More +

Brief 80064 JAN 01, 2014

Tanaka, Yasuo; Shiozaki, Yoshimitsu; Hokugo, Akihiko; Bettencourt, Sofia U.

SABER student assessment country report : Nepal 2012 (English)

In 2012, Nepal joined the Russia Education Aid for Development (READ) trust fund program, the goal of which is to help countries improve their capacity to design, carry out, analyze, and use assessments for improved student learning. ... See More +

Working Paper 80066 JAN 01, 2014

Shiozaki, Yoshimitsu; Tanaka, Yasuo; Hokugo, Akihiko; Bettencourt, Sofia U.

Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience : Main report (English)

This report presents the World Bank Groupapos;s experience in climate and disaster resilient development and contends that it is essential to eliminate extreme poverty and achieve shared prosperity by 2030. ... See More +

Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC) 82648 NOV 18, 2013

Gitay, Habiba; Bettencourt, Sofia; Kull, Daniel; Reid, Robert; McCall, Kevin; Simpson, Alanna; Krausing, Jarl; Ebinger, Jane; Ghesquiere, Francis; Fay, Marianne

Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (English)

This report presents the World Bank Groupapos;s experience in climate and disaster resilient development and contends that it is essential to eliminate extreme poverty and achieve shared prosperity by 2030. ... See More +

Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC) 82648 NOV 18, 2013

Gitay, Habiba; Bettencourt, Sofia; Kull, Daniel; Reid, Robert; McCall, Kevin; Simpson, Alanna; Krausing, Jarl; Ebinger, Jane; Ghesquiere, Francis; Fay, Marianne Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese

Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (Arabic)

This report presents the World Bank Groupapos;s experience in climate and disaster resilient development and contends that it is essential to eliminate extreme poverty and achieve shared prosperity by 2030. ... See More +

Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC) 82648 NOV 18, 2013

Gitay, Habiba; Bettencourt, Sofia; Kull, Daniel; Reid, Robert; McCall, Kevin; Simpson, Alanna; Krausing, Jarl; Ebinger, Jane; Ghesquiere, Francis; Fay, Marianne English, Russian, Spanish, French, Chinese

Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (French)

This report presents the World Bank Groupapos;s experience in climate and disaster resilient development and contends that it is essential to eliminate extreme poverty and achieve shared prosperity by 2030. ... See More +

Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC) 82648 NOV 18, 2013

Gitay, Habiba; Bettencourt, Sofia; Kull, Daniel; Reid, Robert; McCall, Kevin; Simpson, Alanna; Krausing, Jarl; Ebinger, Jane; Ghesquiere, Francis; Fay, Marianne English, Russian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese

Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (Chinese)

This report presents the World Bank Groupapos;s experience in climate and disaster resilient development and contends that it is essential to eliminate extreme poverty and achieve shared prosperity by 2030. ... See More +

Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC) 82648 NOV 18, 2013

Gitay, Habiba; Bettencourt, Sofia; Kull, Daniel; Reid, Robert; McCall, Kevin; Simpson, Alanna; Krausing, Jarl; Ebinger, Jane; Ghesquiere, Francis; Fay, Marianne English, Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic

Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (Russian)

This report presents the World Bank Groupapos;s experience in climate and disaster resilient development and contends that it is essential to eliminate extreme poverty and achieve shared prosperity by 2030. ... See More +

Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC) 82648 NOV 18, 2013

Gitay, Habiba; Bettencourt, Sofia; Kull, Daniel; Reid, Robert; McCall, Kevin; Simpson, Alanna; Krausing, Jarl; Ebinger, Jane; Ghesquiere, Francis; Fay, Marianne English, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese

Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (Spanish)

This report presents the World Bank Groupapos;s experience in climate and disaster resilient development and contends that it is essential to eliminate extreme poverty and achieve shared prosperity by 2030. ... See More +

Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC) 82648 NOV 18, 2012

Gitay, Habiba; Bettencourt, Sofia; Kull, Daniel; Reid, Robert; McCall, Kevin; Simpson, Alanna; Krausing, Jarl; Ebinger, Jane; Ghesquiere, Francis; Fay, Marianne English, Russian, French, Arabic, Chinese

Reconstruction policy and planning (English)

The unprecedented damage caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake (GEJE) affected multiple locations, posing severe challenges for local governments. ... See More +

Brief 79381 SEP 01, 2012

Tanaka, Yasuo; Shiozaki, Yoshimitsu; Hokugo, Akihiko; University, Kobe; Bettencourt, Sofia

Transitional shelter (English)

Transitional shelter can play a crucial role in housing reconstruction following a mega-disaster. Reconstruction of permanent housing cannot move forward until a number of complex issues are settled, such as relocation planning and removal of debris. ... See More +

Brief 79382 SEP 01, 2012

Shiozaki, Yoshimitsu; Tanaka, Yasuo; Hokugo, Akihiko; University, Kobe; Bettencourt, Sofia

Livelihood and job creation (English)

Livelihood and job creation have long been critical challenges to disaster recovery. Following the Great East Japan Earthquake (GEJE), the Japanese government launched an innovative cash-for-work (CFW) project, hiring more than 31,700 jobless people to work not only on reconstruction, but also on clerical and support work for affected people. ... See More +

Brief 79385 SEP 01, 2012

Nagamatsu, Shingo; University, Kansai; Bettencourt, Sofia

SABER student assessment country report : Sindh Province, Pakistan 2012 (English)

In 2012, Sindh Province, Pakistan joined the Russia Education Aid for Development (READ) trust fund program, the goal of which is to help countries improve their capacity to design, carry out, analyze, and use assessments for improved student learning. ... See More +

Working Paper 80069 JAN 01, 2012

Nagamatsu, Shingo; Bettencourt, Sofia U.

SABER student assessment country report : Punjab Province, Pakistan 2012 (English)

In 2012, Punjab Province, Pakistan joined the Russia Education Aid for Development (READ) trust fund program, the goal of which is to help countries improve their capacity to design, carry out, analyze, and use assessments for improved student learning. ... See More +

Working Paper 80067 JAN 01, 2012

Sakai, Shinichi; Bettencourt, Sofia U.

Kiribati - Lessons learned from the Kiribati Adaptation Program : Improving climate risk managegement by linking bottom-up participation with national economic planning (English)

The Kiribati Adaptation Program (KAP) is the first such program of the World Bank to successfully integrate climate risk management in national economic planning in the Pacific Region. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 70756 JAN 01, 2008

van Aalst, Maarten; Pswarayi-Riddihough, Idah; Bettencourt, Sofia

Not if but when : adapting to natural hazards in the Pacific Islands Region - a policy note (English)

Pacific Island communities are particularly vulnerable to natural disasters - ranging from tropical cyclones, drought, floods, storm surges and tsunamis. ... See More +

Working Paper 35194 JAN 01, 2006

Bettencourt, Sofia; Croad, Richard; Freeman, Paul; Hay, John; Jones, Roger; King, Peter; Lal, Padma; Mearns, Alan; Miller, Geoff; Pswarayi-Riddihough, Idah; Simpson, Alf; Teuatabo, Nakibae; Trotz, Ulric; Van Aalst, Maarten

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SABER in Action : quality teaching - driving success in education (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 80064 Brief
SABER student assessment country report : Nepal 2012 (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 80066 Working Paper
Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience : Main report (English)
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NOV 18, 2013 82648 Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC)
Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (English)
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NOV 18, 2013 82648 Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC) Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese
Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (Arabic)
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NOV 18, 2013 82648 Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC) English, Russian, Spanish, French, Chinese
Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (French)
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NOV 18, 2013 82648 Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC) English, Russian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese
Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (Chinese)
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NOV 18, 2013 82648 Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC) English, Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic
Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (Russian)
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NOV 18, 2013 82648 Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC) English, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese
Building resilience : integrating climate and disaster risk into development - the World Bank Group experience (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (Spanish)
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NOV 18, 2012 82648 Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC) English, Russian, French, Arabic, Chinese
Reconstruction policy and planning (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 79381 Brief
Transitional shelter (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 79382 Brief
Livelihood and job creation (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 79385 Brief
SABER student assessment country report : Sindh Province, Pakistan 2012 (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 80069 Working Paper
SABER student assessment country report : Punjab Province, Pakistan 2012 (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 80067 Working Paper
Kiribati - Lessons learned from the Kiribati Adaptation Program : Improving climate risk managegement by linking bottom-up participation with national economic planning (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 70756 Other Environmental Study
Not if but when : adapting to natural hazards in the Pacific Islands Region - a policy note (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 35194 Working Paper