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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 Bangladeshs 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

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

Labor market dynamics in Libya : reintegration for recovery (English)

Since the 2011 uprising that toppled the former regime, Libya has been mired in deep political strife. An economy in which agriculture once flourished was converted wholesale to an oil-based rentier state of the most extreme kind. ... See More +

Publication 97478 JUN 03, 2015

Elgazzar,Hebatalla; Lahga, Abdel Rahmen; Quota,Manal Bakur N; Rother,Friederike Uta; Hargreaves, Laurence

Resource financed infrastructure : a discussion on a new form of infrastructure financing (Portuguese)

This report, consisting of a study prepared by global project finance specialists Hunton and Williams LLP and comments from six internationally reputed economists and policy makers, provides an analytical discussion of resource financed infrastructure (RFI) contracting from a project finance perspective. ... See More +

Publication 88485 MAY 28, 2015

Beardsworth, John; Halland,Havard; Land,Bryan Christopher; Schmidt,James English, French, Chinese

The path to universal health coverage in Bangladesh : bridging the gap of human resources for health (English)

Bangladesh is committed to achieving universal health coverage (UHC) by 2032; to this end, the government of Bangladesh is exploring policy options to increase fiscal space for health and expand coverage while improving service quality and availability. ... See More +

Publication 96623 MAY 22, 2015

El-Saharty,Sameh; Sparkes,Susan Powers; Barroy,Helene; Ahsan,Karar Zunaid; Ahmed,Syed Masud

Resource financed infrastructure : a discussion on a new form of infrastructure financing : Infrastructures financées par des ressources naturelles : examen dun nouveau mode de financement des infrastructures (French)

This report, consisting of a study prepared by global project finance specialists Hunton and Williams LLP and comments from six internationally reputed economists and policy makers, provides an analytical discussion of resource financed infrastructure (RFI) contracting from a project finance perspective. ... See More +

Publication 88485 APR 09, 2015

Beardsworth, John; Halland,Havard; Land,Bryan Christopher; Schmidt,James English, Portuguese, Chinese

Resource financed infrastructure : a discussion on a new form of infrastructure financing (Chinese)

This report, consisting of a study prepared by global project finance specialists Hunton and Williams LLP and comments from six internationally reputed economists and policy makers, provides an analytical discussion of resource financed infrastructure (RFI) contracting from a project finance perspective. ... See More +

Publication 88485 MAR 30, 2015

Beardsworth, John; Halland,Havard; Land,Bryan Christopher; Schmidt,James English, Portuguese, French

The extractive industries sector : essentials for economists, public finance professionals, and policy makers (English)

This volume describes key components of the extractive industries (EI) sector policy and identifies EI-related financing obligations of the public sector. ... See More +

Publication 98960 JAN 01, 2015

Halland,Havard; Lokanc,Martin; Nair,Arvind; Kannan,Sridar Padmanabhan

Practical guidance for defining a smart grid modernization strategy : the case of distribution (English)

This report provides some practical guidance on how utilities can define their own smart grid vision, identify priorities, and structure investment plans. ... See More +

Publication 93438 DEC 01, 2014

Madrigal, Marcelino; Uluski, Robert

New voices in investment : a survey of investors from emerging countries (English)

One out of every three dollars invested abroad in 2012 was originated in multinationals from developing countries. This study sheds light on the characteristics, motivations, strategies, and needs of emerging market investors. ... See More +

Publication 92869 NOV 14, 2014

Gomez-Mera, Laura; Kenyon, Thomas; Margalit, Yotam; Reis, Jose Guilherme; Varela, Gonzalo

Beyond crisis : the financial performance of Indias power sector (English)

At the end of 2011, the Indian power sector found itself in financial crisis, just a decade after the 2001 bailout of state electricity boards (SEBs) by the central government. ... See More +

Publication 92490 NOV 05, 2014

Khurana, Mani; Banerjee, Sudeshna Ghosh

Power for all : electricity access challenge in India (English)

India has led the developing world in addressing rural energy problems. By late 2012, the national electricity grid had reached 92 percent of India’s rural villages, about 880 million people. ... See More +

Publication 92223 OCT 29, 2014

Banerjee, Sudeshna Ghosh; Barnes, Douglas; Singh, Bipul; Mayer, Kristy; Samad, Hussain

Accelerating health reforms through collective action : experiences from East Africa (English)

The roots signify the origins and initial steps taken to build a coalition and the associated teething problems; the trunk represents efforts toward sustaining the organization’s existence and growth; and the branches highlight the collective actions undertaken by the coalition in fulfillment of its aims and objectives. ... See More +

Publication 91842 OCT 03, 2014

Gichio, Debra; Nyakiongora, Abel; Omondi, Teresa; Idusso, Jacqueline; Mhando, Joseph; Ombaka, Eva; Idusso, Jacqueline; Mhando, Joseph; Ombaka, Eva; Higenyi, Emmanuel; Kaitiritimba, Robinah

Health financing in the Republic of Gabon (English)

This is a review of the health financing situation in the Republic of Gabon. The book reviews the situation in the country under the lens of the principles of health financing: revenue mobilization for health, risk pooling, and purchasing services. ... See More +

Publication 91156 SEP 30, 2014

Saleh, Karima; Couttolenc, Bernard F.; Barroy, Helene

Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : lessons from Japan (English)

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 25, 2014

Ikegami, Naoki Japanese

Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : lessons from Japan (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 25, 2014

Ikegami, Naoki English

Improving basic services for the bottom forty percent : lessons from Ethiopia : Improving basic services for the bottom forty percent : Lessons from Ethiopia (English)

Ethiopia, like most developing countries, has opted to deliver services such as basic education, primary health care, agricultural extension advice, water, and rural roads through a highly decentralized system (Manor 1999; Treisman 2007). ... See More +

Publication 90430 SEP 02, 2014

Khan, Qaiser M.; Faguet, Jean-Paul; Gaukler, Christopher; Mekasha, Wendmsyamregne;

Republic of Iraq - Public expenditure review : toward more efficient spending for better service delivery (English)

The report is organized as follows. Chapter one sets out the strategic context for Iraq, including the evolving political situation, macroeconomic context, and poverty and social conditions. ... See More +

Publication 89916 AUG 06, 2014

Kulaksiz, Sibel; Al-Ghelaiqah, Ibrahim; Stolp, Simon; Esen, Ferhat; Ekman, Bjorn; Laing, Andrew

Economics of South African townships : special focus on Diepsloot (English)

Countries everywhere are divided into two distinct spatial realms: one urban, one rural. Classic models of development predict faster growth in the urban sector, causing rapid migration from rural areas to cities, lifting average incomes in both places. ... See More +

Publication 89917 AUG 04, 2014

Mahajan, Sandeep

Area C and the future of the Palestinian economy (English)

Restrictions on economic activity in area C of the West Bank have been particularly detrimental to the Palestinian economy. Area C constitutes about 61 percent of the West Bank territory. ... See More +

Publication 89370 JUL 02, 2014

Niksic, Orhan; Eddin, Nur Nasser; Cali Massimiliano

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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
Labor market dynamics in Libya : reintegration for recovery (English)
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JUN 03, 2015 97478 Publication
Resource financed infrastructure : a discussion on a new form of infrastructure financing (Portuguese)
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MAY 28, 2015 88485 Publication English, French, Chinese
The path to universal health coverage in Bangladesh : bridging the gap of human resources for health (English)
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MAY 22, 2015 96623 Publication
Resource financed infrastructure : a discussion on a new form of infrastructure financing : Infrastructures financées par des ressources naturelles : examen dun nouveau mode de financement des infrastructures (French)
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APR 09, 2015 88485 Publication English, Portuguese, Chinese
Resource financed infrastructure : a discussion on a new form of infrastructure financing (Chinese)
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MAR 30, 2015 88485 Publication English, Portuguese, French
The extractive industries sector : essentials for economists, public finance professionals, and policy makers (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 98960 Publication
Practical guidance for defining a smart grid modernization strategy : the case of distribution (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93438 Publication
New voices in investment : a survey of investors from emerging countries (English)
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NOV 14, 2014 92869 Publication
Beyond crisis : the financial performance of Indias power sector (English)
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NOV 05, 2014 92490 Publication
Power for all : electricity access challenge in India (English)
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OCT 29, 2014 92223 Publication
Accelerating health reforms through collective action : experiences from East Africa (English)
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OCT 03, 2014 91842 Publication
Health financing in the Republic of Gabon (English)
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SEP 30, 2014 91156 Publication
Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : lessons from Japan (English)
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SEP 25, 2014 91163 Publication Japanese
Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : lessons from Japan (Japanese)
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SEP 25, 2014 91163 Publication English
Improving basic services for the bottom forty percent : lessons from Ethiopia : Improving basic services for the bottom forty percent : Lessons from Ethiopia (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90430 Publication
Republic of Iraq - Public expenditure review : toward more efficient spending for better service delivery (English)
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AUG 06, 2014 89916 Publication
Economics of South African townships : special focus on Diepsloot (English)
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AUG 04, 2014 89917 Publication
Area C and the future of the Palestinian economy (English)
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JUL 02, 2014 89370 Publication