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Prospects for livestock-based livelihoods in Africa’s drylands (English)

Prospects for Livestock-Based Livelihoods in Africa’s Drylands examines the challenges and opportunities facing the livestock sector and the people who depend on livestock in the dryland regions of Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Publication 109810 OCT 28, 2016

De Haan,Cornelis Disclosed

Increasing professionalism in public finance management : a case study of the United Kingdom (English)

In countries such as the United Kingdom, the need to manage finances in a professional manner has been hampered by the severe fi scal constraints of the 2008 fi nancial crisis. ... See More +

Publication 109811 OCT 27, 2016

Squire,Sarah Jane; Beazley,John Ivor Disclosed

Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : lessons from Japan : 包括的かつ持続可能な開発のための普遍的な健康保険: 日本からの教訓 (Japanese)

In 2011, Japan celebrated the 50th anniversary of its own achievement of universal health coverage (UHC). On this occasion, the government of Japan and the World Bank conceived the idea of undertaking a multi-country study to respond to this growing demand by sharing rich and varied country experiences from countries at different stages of adopting and implementing UHC strategies, including Japan itself. ... See More +

Publication 91163 SEP 05, 2016

Ikegami,Naoki Disclosed

Integrated landscape approaches for Africa’s drylands (English)

This book presents emerging findings on the importance of moving beyond single-sector interventions to embrace integrated landscape management that takes into account the health of the ecosystems that support human livelihoods and contribute to the resilience of rural communities in Sub-Saharan African drylands. ... See More +

Publication 108023 AUG 23, 2016

Gray, Erin; Henninger,Norbert Eugen; Reij, Chris; Winterbottom, Robert; Agostini,Paola Disclosed

Improved agricultural water management for Africa’s drylands (English)

The book is structured as follows. Chapter two assesses the potential role of agricultural water management in increasing resilience to shocks in the drylands of SSA. ... See More +

Publication 108022 AUG 23, 2016

Ward,Christopher S.; Torquebiau,Raphael; Xie, Hua Disclosed

Public asset management companies : a toolkit (English)

This toolkit is designed for policy makers and stakeholders who are considering the establishment of a publicly funded asset management company (AMC). ... See More +

Publication 105984 MAY 24, 2016

Cerruti Hailey,Caroline Marie C.; Neyens,Ruth Disclosed

The extractive industries sector : essentials for economists, public finance professionals, and policy makers : El sector de las industrias extractivas : aspectos esenciales para economistas , profesionales de las finanzas públicas , y responsables de políticas (Spanish)

The extractive industries (EI) sector occupies an outsize space in the economies of many developing countries. Economists, public finance professionals, and policy makers working in such countries are frequently confronted with issues that require an in-depth understanding of the sector. ... See More +

Publication 98960 MAR 15, 2016

Halland,Havard; Lokanc,Martin; Nair,Arvind; Kannan,Sridar Padmanabhan French, English Disclosed

The extractive industries sector : essentials for economists, public finance professionals, and policy makers : Le secteur des industries extractives : essentials pour économistes, professionnels de la finance publique et les décideurs politiques (French)

The extractive industries (EI) sector occupies an outsize space in the economies of many developing countries. Economists, public finance professionals, and policy makers working in such countries are frequently confronted with issues that require an in-depth understanding of the sector. ... See More +

Publication 98960 JAN 01, 2016

Halland,Havard; Lokanc,Martin; Nair,Arvind; Kannan,Sridar Padmanabhan Spanish, English Disclosed

Expanding tertiary education for well-paid jobs : competitiveness and shared prosperity in Kenya (English)

In order to realize the ideals of the 2010 Constitution and the government of Kenya’s 2030 Vision, which aims to transform the country into a newly industrializing, middle income, globally competitive and prosperous country, it will be imperative for Kenya to expand equitable access to quality tertiary education in alignment with the economic and developmental needs of the country. ... See More +

Publication 105613 JAN 01, 2016

Blom,Andreas; Raza,Reehana Rifat; Kiamba,Crispus Makau; Bayusuf,Himdat Iqbal; Adil,Mariam Nusrat Disclosed

Health financing policy : the macroeconomic, fiscal, and public finance context (English)

Universal health coverage (UHC) requires adequate financial resources to pay for necessary health services. These resources must be able to be both pooled (to provide financial protection) and redistributed (to maintain equity), and should be raised efficiently and equitably. ... See More +

Publication 103569 JAN 01, 2016

Cashin,Cheryl Disclosed

Findings from the 2014 labor force survey in Sierra Leone (English)

In Sierra Leone, where more than half of the population is poor and dependent on earnings from labor income, jobs are critical for poverty reduction and inclusive growth. ... See More +

Publication 104269 JAN 01, 2016

Margolis,David; Rosas Raffo,Nina; Turay, Abubakarr; Turay, Samuel Disclosed

Somaliland’s private sector at a crossroads : political economy and policy choices for prosperity and job creation (English)

The Somaliland economy is driven by the private sector. Unlike most other economies in the world, the government footprint is limited, amounting to under 10 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP). ... See More +

Publication 103238 JAN 01, 2016

Mousley,Peter J.; Ndiaye,Jade Elena Garza; Wimpey,Joshua Seth; Amin, Mohammad; Votava,Cari; Nicoli, Marco; Eigen-Zucchi,Christian Disclosed

Sub-Saharan African science, technology, engineering, and mathematics research : decade of development (English)

In March 2014, several African governments’ ministers agreed on a Joint Call for Action in Kigali to adopt a strategy that uses strategic investments in science and technology to accelerate Africa toward a developed knowledge-based society within one generation. ... See More +

Publication 101305 NOV 19, 2015

Blom,Andreas; Lan, George; Adil,Mariam Nusrat Disclosed

Assessing advances and challenges in technical education in Brazil (English)

The report is organized as follows. Chapter one presents an overview of the general education system in Brazil and contextualizes Vocational and Technical Education and Training (VET) within the broader system of education in Brazil. ... See More +

Publication 100059 OCT 07, 2015

Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Amaral,Nicole Lucilia; De Felicio,Fabiana Disclosed

School infrastructure in Paraguay : needs, investments, and costs (English)

The study consists of four chapters apart from this introduction. Chapter two provides a basic diagnostic of the state of infrastructure in Paraguay’s public primary and secondary schools. ... See More +

Publication 100062 OCT 07, 2015

Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Learning in the face of adversity : the UNRWA education program for Palestine refugees (English)

Palestine refugees are achieving higher-than-average learning outcomes in spite of the adverse circumstances they live under. Their education system - the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for Palestine refugees in the near east operates one of the largest nongovernmental school systems in the Middle East. ... See More +

Publication 100532 OCT 01, 2015

Abdul-Hamid,Husein; Patrinos,Harry Anthony; Reyes,Joel E.; Kelcey,Jo Alix; Varela,Andrea Diaz Disclosed

The economics of health professional education and careers : insights from a literature review (English)

The health sector is shaped by its professionals. The processes by which they are selected for training, trained, and then deployed are therefore critical for the functioning of any health system. ... See More +

Publication 99535 SEP 16, 2015

Mcpake,Barbara; Squires,Allison Patricia; Mahat,Agya; Araujo,Edson Correia Disclosed

Belarus heat tariff reform and social impact mitigation (English)

The government of Belarus (GoB) plans to increase district heating (DH) tariffs to cost-recovery levels and gradually phase out subsidies, replacing them with social assistance programs. ... See More +

Publication 99456 SEP 01, 2015

Zhang,Fan; Hankinson,Denzel J. Disclosed

Bangladesh national nutrition services - assessment of implementation status (English)

This report presents the findings of an operations research study conducted to assess the implementation of the Government of Bangladesh's National Nutrition Services Program (NNS) and to identify the achievements, determine the bottlenecks that adversely impact these achievements, and highlight potential solutions to ensure smooth delivery of the program. ... See More +

Publication 98839 AUG 12, 2015

Saha, Kuntal K.; Billah, Masum; Menon,Purnima; Arifeen, Shams El; Mbuya,Nkosinathi Vusizihlobo Disclosed

Early childhood education and development in Indonesia : an assessment of policies using SABER (English)

Investing in children in their early years represents a unique window of opportunity to improve individual, community, and societal outcomes. For poverty reduction and shared prosperity, investments in early childhood development (ECD) or early childhood education and development (ECED), are among the best investments that countries can make. ... See More +

Publication 98961 AUG 06, 2015

Denboba,Amina Debissa; Hasan,Amer; Wodon,Quentin T.; Adams,Lindsay Sarah; Hadiyati,Titie; Hartono,Djoko; Kim,Janice Heejin; Roesli,Rosfita; Putri,Mayla Safuro Lestari; Sayre,Rebecca Kraft Disclosed

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Prospects for livestock-based livelihoods in Africa’s drylands (English)
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OCT 28, 2016 109810 Publication
Increasing professionalism in public finance management : a case study of the United Kingdom (English)
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OCT 27, 2016 109811 Publication
Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : lessons from Japan : 包括的かつ持続可能な開発のための普遍的な健康保険: 日本からの教訓 (Japanese)
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SEP 05, 2016 91163 Publication
Integrated landscape approaches for Africa’s drylands (English)
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AUG 23, 2016 108023 Publication
Improved agricultural water management for Africa’s drylands (English)
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AUG 23, 2016 108022 Publication
Public asset management companies : a toolkit (English)
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MAY 24, 2016 105984 Publication
The extractive industries sector : essentials for economists, public finance professionals, and policy makers : El sector de las industrias extractivas : aspectos esenciales para economistas , profesionales de las finanzas públicas , y responsables de políticas (Spanish)
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MAR 15, 2016 98960 Publication French, English
The extractive industries sector : essentials for economists, public finance professionals, and policy makers : Le secteur des industries extractives : essentials pour économistes, professionnels de la finance publique et les décideurs politiques (French)
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JAN 01, 2016 98960 Publication Spanish, English
Expanding tertiary education for well-paid jobs : competitiveness and shared prosperity in Kenya (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 105613 Publication
Health financing policy : the macroeconomic, fiscal, and public finance context (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103569 Publication
Findings from the 2014 labor force survey in Sierra Leone (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104269 Publication
Somaliland’s private sector at a crossroads : political economy and policy choices for prosperity and job creation (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103238 Publication
Sub-Saharan African science, technology, engineering, and mathematics research : decade of development (English)
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NOV 19, 2015 101305 Publication
Assessing advances and challenges in technical education in Brazil (English)
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OCT 07, 2015 100059 Publication
School infrastructure in Paraguay : needs, investments, and costs (English)
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OCT 07, 2015 100062 Publication
Learning in the face of adversity : the UNRWA education program for Palestine refugees (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100532 Publication
The economics of health professional education and careers : insights from a literature review (English)
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SEP 16, 2015 99535 Publication
Belarus heat tariff reform and social impact mitigation (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 99456 Publication
Bangladesh national nutrition services - assessment of implementation status (English)
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AUG 12, 2015 98839 Publication
Early childhood education and development in Indonesia : an assessment of policies using SABER (English)
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AUG 06, 2015 98961 Publication