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Bridging diversity : participatory learning for responsive development (English)

Today, one of the central tenets of development is the necessity for learning about and building upon stakeholders' and beneficiaries' insights, needs, culture, social organization, resources and active participation. ... See More +

Publication 35122 JAN 01, 2006

Kane, Eileen; Salmen,Lawrence F. Disclosed

Listening for effective HIV/AIDS interventions application of the beneficiary assessment approach to preparation of the Niger Multi-country AIDS Program (MAP) (English)

This report describes the Beneficiary Assessment (BA) study done to support the Multi-Country AIDS Program (MAP) in Niger in 2002. BA was chosen as a key research tool largely due to a drive for responsive and culturally appropriate communications strategies to improve health service. ... See More +

Working Paper 31617 JAN 01, 2005

Salmen, Lawrence; Fisher, Atieno

Understanding and measuring social capital - a multidisciplinary tool for practitioners (English)

The importance of social capital for sustainable development, is by now well recognized. Anthropologists, sociologists, political scientists, and economists have in their own ways, demonstrated the critical role of institutions, networks, and their supporting norms and values, for the success of development interventions. ... See More +

Publication 24465 JUN 30, 2002

Grootaert, Christiaan; Van Bastelar, Thierry [editors]; Kahkonen, Satu; Krishna, Anirudh; Pantoja, Enrique; Reid, Catherine; Salmen,Lawrence F.; Shrader, Elizabeth

Beneficiary assessment for agricultural extension : a manual of good practice (English)

Agricultural extension programs are under increasing pressure to show results in order to maintain financing from public budgets. Experience indicates that agricultural extension systems must respond to farmer's real needs, if they are to show results and be effective. ... See More +

Working Paper 72130 OCT 01, 2000

Salmen, Lawrence F. Disclosed

Beneficiary assessment manual for social funds (English)

Beneficiary assessment is a qualitative research tool, used to improve the impact of development operations, by gaining the views of intended beneficiaries regarding a planned, or ongoing intervention. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 21336 DEC 31, 1999

Salmen, Lawrence F.

The voice of the farmer in agricultural extension - a review of beneficiary assessments of agricultural extrension and an inquiry into their potential as a management tool (English)

This paper reviews beneficiary assessments (BAs) (defined as an approach to information gathering, which assesses the value of an activity, as perceived by its principal users) of agricultural extension programs in Africa (Part I), and, examines the potential for institutionalizing this monitoring and evaluation approach, into Bank-supported agricultural extension projects (Part II). ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 22305 NOV 18, 1999

Salmen,Lawrence F. Disclosed

Toward a listening bank : a review of best practices and the efficacy of beneficary assessment (English)

Beneficiary assessment (BA) approach began under the names of participant-observer or qualitative evaluation in the early 1980s, gaining its present name in 1987. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 22363 SEP 30, 1998

Salmen, Lawrence F.

Implementing beneficiary assessment in education : a guide for practitioners (with examples from Brazil) (English)

The beneficiary assessment is the most widely used approach for listening and consultation in World Bank-supported projects. As such it plays a central part in the broader conceptual development activity known as social assessment. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 20945 SEP 30, 1998

Salmen, Lawrence F.; Amelga, Misgana

Listening to farmers - agricultural extension in Senegal (English)

Understanding the perspective of farmers is key to the success of any activity aimed at improving their lives. Agricultural extension, which provides information to increase farmers' production, is particularly related to the point of view of the farmer. ... See More +

Newsletter 18210 AUG 31, 1996

Salmen, Lawrence

Social assessment structured learning - preliminary findings (English)

Social Assessment (SA) provides a framework for incorporating participation and social analysis into the design and delivery of Bank operations. ... See More +

Newsletter 18200 SEP 30, 1995

McPhail, Kathryn; Salmen, Lawrence; Jacobs, Sue; Schmidt, Mary; Amelga, Misgana; Van Wicklin, Warren

Participatory poverty assessment : incorporating poor people's perspectives into poverty assessment work (English)

A foundation stone of the World Bank's sharpened poverty strategy is to conduct Country Poverty Assessments in all borrowing countries within the next two years. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 14941 AUG 31, 1995

Salmen, Lawrence F.

Beneficiary assessment in Bank projects (English)

Beneficiary Assessment (BA) is a qualitative, social assessment method of investigation and evaluation that consists of three kinds of data collection techniques: (i) in-depth conversational interviewing around key themes or topics; (ii) direct observation and participant observation; and review and analysis of written documents. ... See More +

Newsletter 18198 AUG 31, 1995

Salmen, Lawrence F.

Beneficiary assessment : an approach described (English)

Beneficiary assessment is a tool for managers who wish to improve the quality of development operations. This is an approach to information gathering which assesses the value of an activity as it is perceived by its principal users. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 15040 JUL 31, 1995

Salmen, Lawrence F.

Reducing poverty : an institutional perspective (English)

This paper was originally prepared as part of a larger effort to assess the institutional aspects of development, particulary regarding public sector management. ... See More +

Poverty & Social Policy Working Paper 10938 JUL 31, 1992

Salmen, Lawrence F.

Beneficiary assessment - an approach described (English)

Beneficiary assessment is a tool to improve the quality of development operations. This is an approach to information gathering which assess the value of an activity as it is perceived by its principal users. ... See More +

Working Paper 30448 FEB 01, 1992

Salmen, Lawrence F.

Institutional dimensions of poverty reduction (English)

The institutional focus of this paper, on the poor as necessary actors in development, is best seen in the context of the Bank's evolving approach to poverty reduction. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS411 MAY 31, 1990

Salmen, Lawrence

World Bank work with nongovernmental organizations (English)

This report reviews 24 out of 202 Bank projects that involved nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in order to identify ways to improve Bank-NGO collaboration. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS305 DEC 31, 1989

Salmen, Lawrence F.; Eaves, A. Paige

Listen to the people : participant - observer evaluation of development projects (English)

This is an account of the author's experience living among the poor inhabitants of the World Bank urban development projects in La Paz, Bolivia, and Guayaquil, Ecuador. ... See More +

Publication 10270 JAN 31, 1987

Salmen, Lawrence

Participant-observer evaluation of urban projects in La Paz, Bolivia and Guayaquil, Ecuador (English)

To formulate this report on the evaluation of urban projects, the author conducted evaluative research by living with project beneficiaries for 14 months, divided equally between a low-income settlement being upgraded in La Paz, Bolivia and a new low-cost housing project in Guayaquil, Ecuador. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper UDD36 NOV 30, 1983

Salmen, Lawrence F Disclosed

Bank's world (English)

Banks world newsletter includes some of the following issue: International Development Association (IDA) negotiations; new rules incorporate lessons learned: strengthening the appeals process; dowsing: an old way may be better, by Thierry Sagnier; urban planning comes to life, by Lawrence Salmen; 1983 World Development Report's special theme, by Ellen Tillier; energy transition, by Yves Rovani; the world economic situation, by S.J. ... See More +

Newsletter 59517 AUG 01, 1983

Burki,Shahid Javed; Nepomuceno, Patricia D.; Rovani,Yves; Sagnier,Thierry; Salmen,Lawrence F.; Schwartz,Pushpa Nand; Tillier,Ellen Disclosed

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Bridging diversity : participatory learning for responsive development (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 35122 Publication
Listening for effective HIV/AIDS interventions application of the beneficiary assessment approach to preparation of the Niger Multi-country AIDS Program (MAP) (English)
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JAN 01, 2005 31617 Working Paper
Understanding and measuring social capital - a multidisciplinary tool for practitioners (English)
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JUN 30, 2002 24465 Publication
Beneficiary assessment for agricultural extension : a manual of good practice (English)
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OCT 01, 2000 72130 Working Paper
Beneficiary assessment manual for social funds (English)
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DEC 31, 1999 21336 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The voice of the farmer in agricultural extension - a review of beneficiary assessments of agricultural extrension and an inquiry into their potential as a management tool (English)
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NOV 18, 1999 22305 Departmental Working Paper
Toward a listening bank : a review of best practices and the efficacy of beneficary assessment (English)
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SEP 30, 1998 22363 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Implementing beneficiary assessment in education : a guide for practitioners (with examples from Brazil) (English)
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SEP 30, 1998 20945 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Listening to farmers - agricultural extension in Senegal (English)
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AUG 31, 1996 18210 Newsletter
Social assessment structured learning - preliminary findings (English)
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SEP 30, 1995 18200 Newsletter
Participatory poverty assessment : incorporating poor people's perspectives into poverty assessment work (English)
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AUG 31, 1995 14941 Departmental Working Paper
Beneficiary assessment in Bank projects (English)
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AUG 31, 1995 18198 Newsletter
Beneficiary assessment : an approach described (English)
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JUL 31, 1995 15040 Departmental Working Paper
Reducing poverty : an institutional perspective (English)
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JUL 31, 1992 10938 Poverty & Social Policy Working Paper
Beneficiary assessment - an approach described (English)
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FEB 01, 1992 30448 Working Paper
Institutional dimensions of poverty reduction (English)
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MAY 31, 1990 WPS411 Policy Research Working Paper
World Bank work with nongovernmental organizations (English)
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DEC 31, 1989 WPS305 Policy Research Working Paper
Listen to the people : participant - observer evaluation of development projects (English)
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JAN 31, 1987 10270 Publication
Participant-observer evaluation of urban projects in La Paz, Bolivia and Guayaquil, Ecuador (English)
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NOV 30, 1983 UDD36 Departmental Working Paper
Bank's world (English)
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AUG 01, 1983 59517 Newsletter