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Community-based conditional cash transfers in Tanzania : results from a randomized trial (English)

Given the success of conditional cash transfer (CCT) programs elsewhere in the world, in 2010 the Government of Tanzania - via the Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF) rolled out a CCT program in three districts. ... See More +

Publication 86023 MAR 04, 2014

Evans, David K.; Hausladen, Stephanie; Kosec, Katrina; Reese, Natasha

The role of information and communication technologies in postconflict reconstruction (English)

This report concerns the relationship between information and communication technologies (ICTs) and post conflict reconstruction, especially with ways in which ICTs can be used by governments and donors to support the transition from violence to stability. ... See More +

Publication 84355 FEB 03, 2014

Kelly, Timothy John Charles; Souter, David

Inside inequality in the Arab Republic of Egypt : facts and perceptions across people, time, and space (English)

Press coverage of the Egyptian revolution, both local and international, made frequent use of the word "inequality" to describe one of the factors that generated discontent. ... See More +

Publication 86473 JAN 01, 2014

Verme, Paolo; Milanovic, Branko; Al-Shawarby, Sherine; El Tawila, Sahar; Gadallah, May; El-Majeed, Enas Ali A.

Reserve requirements in the brave new macroprudential world (English)

The active use of prudential instruments to regulate the level of credit and influence its allocation, popular in the 1970s and 1980s, fell somehow into disgrace in the 1990s, when the regulatory pendulum swung towards liberalization as a way to foster financial deepening and a more efficient allocation of resources. ... See More +

Publication 86475 JAN 01, 2014

Cordella, Tito; Federico, Pablo; Vegh, Carlos; Vuletin, Guillermo

Education in Sub-Saharan Africa : comparing faith-inspired, private secular, and public schools (English)

Within the context of millennium development goals (MDGs), donors and governments in developing countries have made improvements in human development a key priority. ... See More +

Publication 83499 DEC 17, 2013

Wodon, Quentin

Where have all the poor gone? : Cambodia poverty assessment 2013 (English)

Over the seven years from 2004 through 2011, Cambodian economic growth was tremendous, ranking amid the best in the world. Moreover, household consumption increased by nearly 40 percent. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS4545 NOV 01, 2013

Sobrado, Carlos; Neak, Samsen; Ly, Sodeth; Aldaz-Carroll, Enrique; Gamberoni, Elisa; Arias-Vazquez, Francisco; Fukao, Tsuyoshi; Beng, Simeth; Johnston, Timothy; Joaquin, Miguel San; Bruni, Lucilla; de Groot, Richard Khmer

Where have all the poor gone? : Cambodia poverty assessment 2013 (Khmer)

Over the seven years from 2004 through 2011, Cambodian economic growth was tremendous, ranking amid the best in the world. Moreover, household consumption increased by nearly 40 percent. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS4545 NOV 01, 2013

Sobrado, Carlos; Neak, Samsen; Ly, Sodeth; Aldaz-Carroll, Enrique; Gamberoni, Elisa; Arias-Vazquez, Francisco; Fukao, Tsuyoshi; Beng, Simeth; Johnston, Timothy; Joaquin, Miguel San; Bruni, Lucilla; de Groot, Richard English

Tunisia in a changing climate : assessment and actions for increased resilience and development (English)

This report assesses climate risks and opportunities and proposes actions. It provides a synthesis of evidence of climate variability and change, impacts, and uncertainties associated with climate change that may affect Tunisia’s water, land, agriculture, and coastal zones. ... See More +

Policy Note 76186 MAR 20, 2013

Verner, Dorte; Wilby, Robert; Breisinger, Clemens; Al-Riffai, Perrihan; Robertson, Richard; Wiebelt, Manfred; Kronik, Jakob; Clement, Viviane; Levine, Tamara; Esen, Ferhat; Roos, Philippe

Uganda - Improving learning in Uganda (Vol. 3 of 3) : School-based management : policy and functionality (English)

Uganda is one of the few African countries with a functional national assessment system. Established in 2003, the National Assessment of Progress in Education (NAPE) Program is executed by the Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB). ... See More +

Publication 74628 FEB 25, 2013

Najjumba, Innocent Mulindwa; Bunjo, Charles Lwanga; Kyaddondo, David; Misinde, Cyprian

Uganda - Improving learning in Uganda (Vol. 2 of 3) : Problematic curriculum areas and teacher effectiveness : insights from national assessments (English)

Uganda is one of the few African countries with a functional national assessment system. Established in 2003, the National Assessment of Progress in Education (NAPE) Program is executed by the Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB). ... See More +

Publication 74628 FEB 22, 2013

Najjumba, Innocent Mulindwa; Bunjo, Charles Lwanga; Kyaddondo, David; Misinde, Cyprian

Ghana - An operational framework for managing fiscal commitments from public-private partnerships (English)

The National policy on public-private partnerships (PPP) recently approved by the Government of Ghana (GoG) sets out the government's intention to use PPPs to improve the quality, cost-effectiveness, and timely provision of public infrastructure in Ghana. ... See More +

Publication 75724 FEB 09, 2013

Shendy, Riham; Martin, Helen; Mousley, Peter

Old risks, new solutions, or is it the other way around? (English)

Events like the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), Georgetown symposium demonstrate that there is much to be learned through the sharing of experiences and thinking together about the critical issues that confront our industry as well as new products and ideas. ... See More +

Publication 75735 JAN 01, 2013

Verheyen, Gero; Quintrell, Edith

Middle East - Increasing resilience to climate change in the agricultural sector of the Middle East : the cases of Jordan and Lebanon (English)

The increasing resilience to climate change in the agricultural sector report presents local-level priorities, informed by stakeholder input, to build agricultural resilience in both countries. ... See More +

Publication 76367 JAN 01, 2013

Verner, Dorte; Lee, David R; Ashwill, Maximillian; Wilby, Robert

Assessing low-carbon development in Nigeria : an analysis of four sectors (English)

The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) and the World Bank have agreed to carry out a Climate Change Assessment (CCA) within the framework of the Bank's Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for Nigeria (2010-13). ... See More +

Publication 78281 JAN 01, 2013

Cervigni, Raffaello [editor]; Rogers, John Allen [editor]; Dvorak, Irina [editor]; Kaenzig, Robin

Local content in the oil and gas sector (English)

A number of countries have recently discovered and are developing oil and gas reserves. Policy makers in such countries are anxious to obtain the greatest benefits for their economies from the extraction of these exhaustible resources by designing appropriate policies to achieve desired goals. ... See More +

Publication 78994 JAN 01, 2013

Tordo, Silvana; Warner, Michael; Manzano, Osmel E.; Anouti, Yahya

Reducing the vulnerability of Albania's agricultural systems to climate change : impact assessment and adaptation options (English)

Changes in climate and their impact on agricultural systems and rural economies are already evident throughout Europe and Central Asia (ECA). Adaptation measures now in use in Albania, largely piecemeal efforts, will be insufficient to prevent impacts on agricultural production over the coming decades. ... See More +

Publication 81592 JAN 01, 2013

Sutton, William R.; Srivastava, Jitendra P.; Neumann, James E.; Strzepek, Kenneth M.; Droogers, Peter

Reducing the vulnerability of Uzbekistan's agricultural systems to climate change : impact assessment and adaptation options (English)

Agricultural production is inextricably tied to climate, making agriculture one of the most climate-sensitive of all economic sectors. In countries such as Uzbekistan, the risks of climate change for the agricultural sector are a particularly immediate and important problem because the majority of the rural population depends either directly or indirectly on agriculture for their livelihoods. ... See More +

Publication 81589 JAN 01, 2013

Sutton, William R.; Srivastava, Jitendra P.; Neumann, James E.; Droogers, Peter; Boehlert, Brent B.

Reducing the vulnerability of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia's agricultural systems to climate change : impact assessment and adaptation options (English)

Agricultural production is inextricably tied to climate, making agriculture one of the most climate-sensitive of all economic sectors. In countries such as the Former Yugoslav Republic (FYR) of Macedonia, the risks of climate change for the agricultural sector are a particularly immediate and important problem because the majority of the rural population depends either directly or indirectly on agriculture for their livelihoods. ... See More +

Publication 81590 JAN 01, 2013

Sutton, William R.; Srivastava, Jitendra P.; Neumann, James E.; Strzepek, Kenneth M.; Boehlert, Brent B.

Dealing with the challenges of macro financial linkages in emerging markets (English)

The 2008 financial crisis has highlighted the challenges associated with global financial integration and emphasized the importance of macro financial linkages. ... See More +

Publication 81844 JAN 01, 2013

Canuto, Otaviano; Ghosh, Swati R.; Shin, Hyun Song; Acharya, Viral V.; Claessens, Stijn; Cavallari, Matheus; Mihet, Roxana; da Silva, Luiz Awazu Pereira; Harris, Ricardo Eyer; Lee, Jong Kyu

Pirate trails : tracking the illicit financial flows from pirate activities off the Horn of Africa (English)

It is estimated that United States (U.S.) 339 million dollars to U.S. 413 million dollars was claimed in ransoms between April 2005 and December 2012 for pirate acts off the Horn of Africa. ... See More +

Publication 81232 JAN 01, 2013

Yikona, Stuart; Stephenson, Kevin M.; Casal, Julian; Fernando, Francisca Maryanne; Gorrissen, Clément; Lamair, David; Kisaka, George Lenny; Clement, Viviane; Levine, Tamara; Esen, Ferhat; Roos, Philippe

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Community-based conditional cash transfers in Tanzania : results from a randomized trial (English)
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MAR 04, 2014 86023 Publication
The role of information and communication technologies in postconflict reconstruction (English)
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FEB 03, 2014 84355 Publication
Inside inequality in the Arab Republic of Egypt : facts and perceptions across people, time, and space (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 86473 Publication
Reserve requirements in the brave new macroprudential world (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 86475 Publication
Education in Sub-Saharan Africa : comparing faith-inspired, private secular, and public schools (English)
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DEC 17, 2013 83499 Publication
Where have all the poor gone? : Cambodia poverty assessment 2013 (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 ACS4545 Working Paper Khmer
Where have all the poor gone? : Cambodia poverty assessment 2013 (Khmer)
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NOV 01, 2013 ACS4545 Working Paper English
Tunisia in a changing climate : assessment and actions for increased resilience and development (English)
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MAR 20, 2013 76186 Policy Note
Uganda - Improving learning in Uganda (Vol. 3 of 3) : School-based management : policy and functionality (English)
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FEB 25, 2013 74628 Publication
Uganda - Improving learning in Uganda (Vol. 2 of 3) : Problematic curriculum areas and teacher effectiveness : insights from national assessments (English)
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FEB 22, 2013 74628 Publication
Ghana - An operational framework for managing fiscal commitments from public-private partnerships (English)
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FEB 09, 2013 75724 Publication
Old risks, new solutions, or is it the other way around? (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 75735 Publication
Middle East - Increasing resilience to climate change in the agricultural sector of the Middle East : the cases of Jordan and Lebanon (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2013 76367 Publication
Assessing low-carbon development in Nigeria : an analysis of four sectors (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2013 78281 Publication
Local content in the oil and gas sector (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 78994 Publication
Reducing the vulnerability of Albania's agricultural systems to climate change : impact assessment and adaptation options (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2013 81592 Publication
Reducing the vulnerability of Uzbekistan's agricultural systems to climate change : impact assessment and adaptation options (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2013 81589 Publication
Reducing the vulnerability of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia's agricultural systems to climate change : impact assessment and adaptation options (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2013 81590 Publication
Dealing with the challenges of macro financial linkages in emerging markets (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2013 81844 Publication
Pirate trails : tracking the illicit financial flows from pirate activities off the Horn of Africa (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2013 81232 Publication