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The challenge of stability and security in West Africa (English)

This book seeks to critically examine the challenges of fragility and security in West Africa, along with the factors of resilience. It seeks to investigate key drivers of conflict and violence, and the way in which they impact the countries of the subregion. ... See More +

Publication 97717 JUN 16, 2015

Marc,Alexandre; Verjee,Neelam Nizar; Mogaka,Stephen

Mauritania - SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS FOR RETURNEES AND HOST COMMUNITIES IN THE SENEGAL RIVER VALLEY : P132998 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR17875 FEB 04, 2015

0000A8056

Handling the weather : insurance, savings, and credit in West Africa (English)

Farmers in developing countries face a wide array of risks. Yet they often lack formal financial instruments to protect against risks. This paper examines the impact on consumption, investment, and welfare of the separate provision of three financial products: weather insurance, savings, and credit. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7187 FEB 01, 2015

de Nicola, Francesca

A practical guide to increasing mining local procurement in West Africa (English)

This document provides information, guidance and tools to support decision-making, planning and implementation of mining local procurement in West Africa, in particular at a country level. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS6324 FEB 01, 2015

French

A practical guide to increasing mining local procurement in West Africa : Guide pratique pour accroître lapprovisionnement local dans le secteur minier en Afrique de lOuest (French)

This document provides information, guidance and tools to support decision-making, planning and implementation of mining local procurement in West Africa, in particular at a country level. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS6324 FEB 01, 2015

English

Vulnerability to malnutrition in the West African Sahel (English)

This study estimates marginal increase in malnutrition for children ages 1-3 years from exposure to an extreme shock in the West African Sahel. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7171 JAN 01, 2015

Alfani, Federica; Dabalen, Andrew; Fisker, Peter; Molini, Vasco

Towards an integrated market for seeds and fertilizers in West Africa (English)

To improve farmer access to quality seeds and fertilizers, West African governments have been working through economic community of West African states (ECOWAS) and other regional organizations to develop harmonized rules for input trade for many years. ... See More +

Working Paper 93630 JAN 01, 2015

Keyser, John C.; Eilitta, Marjatta; Dimithe, Georges; Ayoola, Gbolagade; Sene, Louis

The economic impact of the 2014 Ebola epidemic : short- and medium-term estimates for West Africa (English)

Beyond the terrible toll in human lives and suffering, the Ebola epidemic currently afflicting West Africa is already having a measurable economic impact in terms of forgone output, higher fiscal deficits, rising prices, lower real household incomes, and greater poverty. ... See More +

Publication 92995 NOV 26, 2014

World Bank

The economic impact of the 2014 Ebola epidemic : short and medium term estimates for West Africa (English)

The 2014 outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in West Africa has taken a devastating human toll. Although the outbreak originated in rural Guinea, it has hit hardest in Liberia and Sierra Leone, in part because it has reached urban areas in these two countries, a factor that distinguishes this outbreak from previous episodes elsewhere. ... See More +

Working Paper 91219 OCT 07, 2014

Trafficking and fragility in West Africa (English)

Trafficking is an emerging concern in West Africa. In 2011, 17 percent of all cocaine consumed in Europe -- 21 tons -- passed through the region, for a retail value of US$1.7 billion. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7079 OCT 01, 2014

Ralston, Laura

Mauritania - SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS FOR RETURNEES AND HOST COMMUNITIES IN THE SENEGAL RIVER VALLEY : P132998 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report SEP 14, 2014

Fraiji,Abderrahim

Official Documents- Amendment to the Ancillary Agreement between IBRD and WAEMU for TF015789 (English)

Agreement SEP 04, 2014

Baimu,Evarist F.

Official Documents- Ancillary Expenses Agreement for TF014653 (English)

Agreement JUL 30, 2014

Ahmed,Syed I.

Mobile phone coverage and producer markets : evidence from West Africa (English)

Mobile phone coverage has expanded considerably throughout the developing world, particularly within sub-Saharan Africa. Existing evidence suggests that increased access to information technology has improved agricultural market efficiency for consumer markets and certain commodities, but there is less evidence of its impact on producer markets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6986 JUL 01, 2014

Aker, Jenny C.; Fafchamps, Marcel

Western Africa - West Africa Sub-Regional Network For Results-Based Education Sector Governance : P130437 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR10400 JUN 03, 2014

Bentaouet Kattan,Raja

The impact of rising Chinese trade and development assistance in West Africa (English)

The rapid economic rise of China over the last twenty years has sustained high global demand and prices for primary commodities such as oil and minerals, greatly benefitting Sub-Saharan (SSA) African countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 88349 MAY 23, 2014

Pigato, Miria; Gourdon, Julien

Official Documents- Agreement between IBRD and WAEMU for TF015789 (English)

Agreement MAR 21, 2014

Baimu,Evarist F.

Fiscal rules and the pro-cyclicality of public investment in the West African economic and monetary union (English)

Evidence from a large panel of low-income and lower middle-income countries over the period 1995-2012 suggests that, contrary to other countries, public investment in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) has been pro-cyclical. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6562 AUG 01, 2013

Dessus, Sebastien; Diaz Sanchez, Jose Luis; Varoudakis, Aristomene

Official Documents- Disbursement Letter for TF014224 (English)

Disbursement Letter JUL 16, 2013

Mwenda,Edith Ruguru

Official Documents- Grant Agreement for TF014224 (English)

Grant or Trust Fund Agreement JUL 16, 2013

Mwenda,Edith Ruguru

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The challenge of stability and security in West Africa (English)
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JUN 16, 2015 97717 Publication
Mauritania - SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS FOR RETURNEES AND HOST COMMUNITIES IN THE SENEGAL RIVER VALLEY : P132998 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)
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FEB 04, 2015 ISR17875 Implementation Status and Results Report
Handling the weather : insurance, savings, and credit in West Africa (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 WPS7187 Policy Research Working Paper
A practical guide to increasing mining local procurement in West Africa (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 AUS6324 Working Paper French
A practical guide to increasing mining local procurement in West Africa : Guide pratique pour accroître lapprovisionnement local dans le secteur minier en Afrique de lOuest (French)
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FEB 01, 2015 AUS6324 Working Paper English
Vulnerability to malnutrition in the West African Sahel (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7171 Policy Research Working Paper
Towards an integrated market for seeds and fertilizers in West Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93630 Working Paper
The economic impact of the 2014 Ebola epidemic : short- and medium-term estimates for West Africa (English)
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NOV 26, 2014 92995 Publication
The economic impact of the 2014 Ebola epidemic : short and medium term estimates for West Africa (English)
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OCT 07, 2014 91219 Working Paper
Trafficking and fragility in West Africa (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7079 Policy Research Working Paper
Mauritania - SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS FOR RETURNEES AND HOST COMMUNITIES IN THE SENEGAL RIVER VALLEY : P132998 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)
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SEP 14, 2014 Implementation Status and Results Report
Official Documents- Amendment to the Ancillary Agreement between IBRD and WAEMU for TF015789 (English)
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SEP 04, 2014 Agreement
Official Documents- Ancillary Expenses Agreement for TF014653 (English)
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JUL 30, 2014 Agreement
Mobile phone coverage and producer markets : evidence from West Africa (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6986 Policy Research Working Paper
Western Africa - West Africa Sub-Regional Network For Results-Based Education Sector Governance : P130437 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)
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JUN 03, 2014 ISR10400 Implementation Status and Results Report
The impact of rising Chinese trade and development assistance in West Africa (English)
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MAY 23, 2014 88349 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Official Documents- Agreement between IBRD and WAEMU for TF015789 (English)
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MAR 21, 2014 Agreement
Fiscal rules and the pro-cyclicality of public investment in the West African economic and monetary union (English)
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AUG 01, 2013 WPS6562 Policy Research Working Paper
Official Documents- Disbursement Letter for TF014224 (English)
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JUL 16, 2013 Disbursement Letter
Official Documents- Grant Agreement for TF014224 (English)
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JUL 16, 2013 Grant or Trust Fund Agreement