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Grievance redress system of the conditional cash transfer program in the Philippines (English)

The Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (Pantawid Pamilya) is the Government of Philippines' flagship social assistance program. It is a conditional cash transfer (CCT) program that targets poor households with children and or pregnant women. ... See More +

Brief 90178 JUN 01, 2014

Patel, Darshana; Okamura, Yuko; Rogan, Shanna Elaine B.; Agarwal, Sanjay

Linking gender, environment, and poverty for sustainable development : a synthesis report on Ethiopia and Ghana (English)

Understanding the links between gender inequality, poverty and environmental degradation, and taking responsive actions, can accelerate positive dynamics and promote sustainable development outcomes. ... See More +

Brief 66554 JAN 01, 2012

Ahmad, Nilufar

Activities, water, and gender in Tajikistan's rural sector : a social assessment of Konibodom, Bobojon Ghafurov, and Yovon (English)

This social assessment (SA) was conducted under the Fergana Valley Water Resources Management Project (FVWRMP), which is providing assistance to the Government of Tajikistan to address irrigation and drainage deficiencies in eastern Sughd. ... See More +

Working Paper 51445 AUG 01, 2009

Shahriari, Helen;

Agricultural activities, water, and gender in Tajikistan's rural sector : a social assessment of Konibodom, Bobojon Ghafurov, and Yovon (English)

This social assessment (SA) was conducted under the Fergana Valley Water Resources Management Project (FVWRMP), which is providing assistance to the Government of Tajikistan to address irrigation and drainage deficiencies in Eastern Sughd. ... See More +

Working Paper 56166 AUG 01, 2009

Shahriari, Helen

Disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (English)

Disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) is a process that contributes to security and stability by disarming combatants, removing them from military structures, and socially and economically integrating them into society. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 51415 FEB 01, 2009

Nezam, Taies; Marc, Alexandre;

Making societies more resilient to violence : a conceptual framework for the conflict, crime and violence agenda (English)

Violence exacts a high cost on world development. In about 60 countries, over the last ten years, violence has significantly and directly reduced economic growth. ... See More +

Brief 51403 JAN 01, 2009

Marc, Alexandre;

Realizing rights through social guarantees : an analysis of new approaches to social policy in Latin America and South Africa (English)

This paper examines the experiences in four Latin American countries and South Africa in the application of a human rights approach to social policy. ... See More +

Social Analysis 40047 FEB 01, 2008

Beyond corporate social responsibility : the scope for corporate investment in community driven development (English)

The last decade has witnessed expanded awareness among companies, especially multinational corporations, of their responsibilities toward the communities they impact, elaborated in the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and allied notions such as a Social License to Operate (SLTO). ... See More +

Brief 68666 MAR 01, 2007

Daniel P. Owen

NGO involvement in World Bank-financed social funds : lessons learned (English)

The purpose of this paper is to review the involvement of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in Bank-financed social funds (SFs), to outline lessons learned and to make recommendations for improved collaboration with NGOs. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 18170 MAY 31, 1997

Malena, Carmen

Participation in forest management and conservation (English)

Participation in forestry and conservation management refers to the active involvement of various stakeholdersin defining forest sector and conservation objectives, determining beneficiaries, managing forest resources, resolving conflicts over forest uses, and monitoring and evaluating the performance of forestry and biodiversity conservation projects. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 18172 APR 30, 1997

Banarjee, Ajit; Campbell, Gabriel; Cruz, Maria Concepcion J.; Davis, Shelton H.; Molnar, Augusta

Towards STD/AIDS awareness and prevention in Plateau State, Nigeria : findings from a paricipatory rural appraisal (English)

This is a report on the findings of a participatory rural appraisal (PRA) carried out in several communities of Nigeria's Plateau State. The PRA findings provide valuable information on local development and health priorities as well as on popular beliefs and understandings related to STD (Sexually Transmitted Diseases)/AIDS(Acquire Immunodeficiency Syndrome). ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 18171 APR 30, 1997

Massiah, Ernest

Social dimensions of economic development (English)

This paper covers changes in social structure, changes pertaining to diversity of developing societies, political changes, and changes related to the integration or solidarity of societies. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 18173 FEB 28, 1997

Smelser, Neil J.

Social assessment in World Bank and GEF-funded biodiversity conservation projects : case studies from India, Ecuador, and Ghana (English)

This report analyzes the use of the social assessment (SA) in three areas of the world and looked at key social and participation issues which are relevant across regions. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 18176 FEB 28, 1997

Cruz, Maria Concepcion J.; Davis, Shelton H.

African involuntary population resettlement in a global context (English)

In Africa as well as worldwide, population settlement and resettlement processes are linked to the core of today's development agenda. This paper discusses several common characteristics and issues of involuntary resettlement processes resulting from development programs, and offers an overview of involuntary resettlement in Africa in the context of similar processes worldwide. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 18174 FEB 28, 1997

Cernea, Michael M.

Hydropower dams and social impacts : a sociological perspective (English)

Why is the construction of hydropower dams, which generate energy that is renewable and cleaner than oil, coal, or nuclear power, increasingly attacked in the press and assaulted by many critics? ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 18175 JAN 31, 1997

Cernea, Michael M.

Learning from the poor : a participatory poverty assessment in Kenya (English)

The Kenya Participatory Poverty Assessment (PPA) was undertaken by the Government of Kenya and the World Bank in 1994. Its primary objectives were to: a) understand poverty from the perspective of the poor and those providing services to them; b) start a process of dialogue between policymakers, district-level providers, and the poor; and c) address the issue of the "value added" of the PPA approach to understanding poverty. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 18177 MAY 31, 1996

Narayan, Deepa; Nyamwaya, David

Resettlement and development ; the Bankwide review of projects involving involuntary resettlement 1986-1993 (English)

After the Bank's adoption of its resettlement policy, Bank management initiated an in-depth review of the Bank's entire resettlement portfolio. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 18169 MAR 31, 1996

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 : 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.

Participation in social funds (English)

The newest Bank supported social funds are designed explicitly to increase the participation of beneficiaries in identifying and managing microprojects, with the aim of making project activities more relevant and sustainable. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 18180 JUL 31, 1995

Schmidt, Mary; Marc, Alexandre

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Grievance redress system of the conditional cash transfer program in the Philippines (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 90178 Brief
Linking gender, environment, and poverty for sustainable development : a synthesis report on Ethiopia and Ghana (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 66554 Brief
Activities, water, and gender in Tajikistan's rural sector : a social assessment of Konibodom, Bobojon Ghafurov, and Yovon (English)
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AUG 01, 2009 51445 Working Paper
Agricultural activities, water, and gender in Tajikistan's rural sector : a social assessment of Konibodom, Bobojon Ghafurov, and Yovon (English)
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AUG 01, 2009 56166 Working Paper
Disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (English)
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FEB 01, 2009 51415 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Making societies more resilient to violence : a conceptual framework for the conflict, crime and violence agenda (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 51403 Brief
Realizing rights through social guarantees : an analysis of new approaches to social policy in Latin America and South Africa (English)
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FEB 01, 2008 40047 Social Analysis
Beyond corporate social responsibility : the scope for corporate investment in community driven development (English)
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MAR 01, 2007 68666 Brief
NGO involvement in World Bank-financed social funds : lessons learned (English)
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MAY 31, 1997 18170 Departmental Working Paper
Participation in forest management and conservation (English)
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APR 30, 1997 18172 Departmental Working Paper
Towards STD/AIDS awareness and prevention in Plateau State, Nigeria : findings from a paricipatory rural appraisal (English)
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APR 30, 1997 18171 Departmental Working Paper
Social dimensions of economic development (English)
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FEB 28, 1997 18173 Departmental Working Paper
Social assessment in World Bank and GEF-funded biodiversity conservation projects : case studies from India, Ecuador, and Ghana (English)
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FEB 28, 1997 18176 Departmental Working Paper
African involuntary population resettlement in a global context (English)
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FEB 28, 1997 18174 Departmental Working Paper
Hydropower dams and social impacts : a sociological perspective (English)
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JAN 31, 1997 18175 Departmental Working Paper
Learning from the poor : a participatory poverty assessment in Kenya (English)
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MAY 31, 1996 18177 Departmental Working Paper
Resettlement and development ; the Bankwide review of projects involving involuntary resettlement 1986-1993 (English)
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MAR 31, 1996 18169 Departmental Working Paper
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 : an approach described (English)
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JUL 31, 1995 15040 Departmental Working Paper
Participation in social funds (English)
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JUL 31, 1995 18180 Departmental Working Paper