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Water Scarce Cities : Thriving in a Finite World (Vol. 2) : World Full Report (English)

The report is an advocacy piece to raise awareness around the need to shift the typical way urban water has been managed and to share emerging principles and solutions that may improve urban water supply security in water scarce cities. ... See More +

Working Paper 125187 AUG 01, 2018

Disclosed

Water for food and energy security : an assessment of the impacts of water scarcity on agricultural production and electricity generation in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

Water, energy, and agriculture have been conventionally dealt with separately in investment planning. For each of these sectors, regulatory frameworks, organizations, and infrastructures have been put in place to address sector-specific challenges and demands. ... See More +

Working Paper 128473 JUL 01, 2018

Miralles-Wilhelm,Fernando; Hejazi, Mohamad; Kim,Song Yi; Yonkofski, Catherine; Watson, David; Kyle, Page; Liu, Yaling; Vernon, Chris; Delgado, Alison; Edmonds, Jae; Clarke, Leon Disclosed

Middle East and North Africa - Desert Ecosystems and Livelihoods Knowledge Sharing and Coordination Project (English)

The Desert Ecosystems and Livelihoods Knowledge Sharing and Coordination Project for Middle East and North Africa had satisfactory outcome, moderately satisfactory performance by the Bank and the monitoring and evaluation quality was modest. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4495 JUN 28, 2018

Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Solid Waste Management OBA Pilot in West Bank - P132268 - Sequence No : 08 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR32693 JUN 12, 2018

Morton,John Disclosed

Disruptive technology : new growth engine for MENA? (English)

MENA economies have been experiencing moderate to high growth in GDP with stagnant growth in employment, a phenomenon of "jobless growth" since the 1970s. ... See More +

Brief 126181 MAY 01, 2018

Mottaghi,Lili Disclosed

Transforming microfinance institutions in the Arab world : opportunities, challenges and alignment of interest (English)

Transformations in the microfinance industry have been widespread practice globally since the late 1990s. Currently, transformed MFIs transact the bulk of all microfinance operations, measured by number of clients as well as portfolio size. ... See More +

Working Paper 128854 MAY 01, 2018

Silva,Andrew Alexander; Khaled,Mohammed Ali H.; Beshay,Karen Ramses Wanis Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Strategic Ecosystem Management GEF Project - P113794 - Sequence No : 09 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR32102 APR 16, 2018

Esikuri,Enos E. Disclosed

Water Scarce Cities : Thriving in a Finite World (English)

The report is an advocacy piece to raise awareness around the need to shift the typical way urban water has been managed and to share emerging principles and solutions that may improve urban water supply security in water scarce cities. ... See More +

Working Paper 125187 APR 12, 2018

Disclosed

Palestinian Territories Economic Outlook - Spring 2018 (English)

The impetus to growth from the initial recovery following the 2014 war has ended resulting in growth dropping to 2.4 percent in Palestine in Q32017. ... See More +

Brief 125260 APR 01, 2018

Arabic Disclosed

Palestinian Territories Economic Outlook - Spring 2018 (Arabic)

The impetus to growth from the initial recovery following the 2014 war has ended resulting in growth dropping to 2.4 percent in Palestine in Q32017. ... See More +

Brief 125260 APR 01, 2018

English Disclosed

Key Messages: MENA Economic Monitor- April 2018 (English)

Economic growth in MENA is projected to rebound in 2018, thanks to the positive global outlook, oil prices stabilizing at relatively higher levels, stabilization policies and reforms, and recovery and reconstruction as conflicts recede. ... See More +

Working Paper 125273 APR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Strengthening conflict sensitive approaches to climate change in MENA (English)

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is among the world’s most vulnerable regions to climate change. The region is projected to experience increasing temperatures, water stress, and instances of extreme weather events, with direct consequences for regional food and water security. ... See More +

Brief 125368 APR 01, 2018

Sieghart,Lia Carol; Betre,Mahlette Mussie; Mizener,Joseph Allen Disclosed

Economic transformation (English)

After a sharp fall in 2017, economic growth in MENA is projected to rebound to 3.1 percent in 2018, thanks to the positive global outlook, oil prices stabilizing at relatively higher levels, stabilization policies and reforms, and recovery and reconstruction as conflicts recede. ... See More +

Working Paper 125071 APR 01, 2018

Arezki,Rabah; Mottaghi,Lili; Barone,Andrea; Fan,Yuting; Kiendrebeogo,Youssouf; Lederman,Daniel Disclosed

Refugee welfare : a global public good (English)

This brief discusses refugee welfare in Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Refugee flows can significantly alter the social and economic fabric of host communities, with the impact depending on initial conditions in labor markets, access to resources, demographics, labor laws, and the policy responses of host governments. ... See More +

Brief 125157 APR 01, 2018

Mottaghi,Lili Disclosed

Unemployment and violent extremism: evidence from Daesh foreign recruits (English)

Transnational terrorist organizations such as the Islamic State (also known as Daesh) have shown an ability to attract radicalized individuals from many countries to join their ranks, and perpetrate attacks around the world. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8381 MAR 27, 2018

Abdel Jelil,Mohamed; Bhatia,Kartika; Brockmeyer,Anne; Do,Quy-Toan; Joubert,Clement Jean Edouard Disclosed

Economic Monitoring Report to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (English)

Palestinian living standards continue to decline, with aid flows no longer providing the impetus for growth, amidst increasing uncertainty. The on-going restrictions in the West Bank along with the decade long blockade in Gaza have continued to hollow out the productive sector and prevented the economy from achieving its potential. ... See More +

Working Paper 124205 MAR 19, 2018

Disclosed

Economic Monitoring Report to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (Vol. 2) : executive summary (Arabic)

Palestinian living standards continue to decline, with aid flows no longer providing the impetus for growth, amidst increasing uncertainty. The on-going restrictions in the West Bank along with the decade long blockade in Gaza have continued to hollow out the productive sector and prevented the economy from achieving its potential. ... See More +

Working Paper 124205 MAR 14, 2018

Disclosed

What gets measured gets done : addressing policy capture and privilege-seeking in the MENA region and beyond (English)

Countries around the globe are seeking to diversify their economies and make them competitive. For this to happen, resources need to flow to firms that can make the best use of them. ... See More +

Brief 124588 MAR 01, 2018

Akhtar,Mahmood Syed; Ait Ali Slimane,Meriem Disclosed

Encouraging SME participation in public procurement markets in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) : activity completion summary (English)

This proposal will aim to foster SME access to public procurement opportunities. The activities outline below were selected by the MENA Network of Public Procurement Experts and will implemented in close collaboration and cooperation with the Network. ... See More +

Working Paper 125559 MAR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Climate change in MENA : challenges and opportunities for the world's most water stressed region : Climate change in MENA : challenges and opportunities for the world’s most water stressed region (English)

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is no stranger to extreme temperatures. It is predicted that these extremes will worsen in the coming decades. ... See More +

Brief 123806 MAR 01, 2018

Sieghart,Lia Carol; Betre,Mahlette Mussie Disclosed

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Water Scarce Cities : Thriving in a Finite World (Vol. 2) : World Full Report (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 125187 Working Paper
Water for food and energy security : an assessment of the impacts of water scarcity on agricultural production and electricity generation in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 128473 Working Paper
Middle East and North Africa - Desert Ecosystems and Livelihoods Knowledge Sharing and Coordination Project (English)
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JUN 28, 2018 ICR4495 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Solid Waste Management OBA Pilot in West Bank - P132268 - Sequence No : 08 (English)
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JUN 12, 2018 ISR32693 Implementation Status and Results Report
Disruptive technology : new growth engine for MENA? (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 126181 Brief
Transforming microfinance institutions in the Arab world : opportunities, challenges and alignment of interest (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 128854 Working Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Strategic Ecosystem Management GEF Project - P113794 - Sequence No : 09 (English)
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APR 16, 2018 ISR32102 Implementation Status and Results Report
Water Scarce Cities : Thriving in a Finite World (English)
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APR 12, 2018 125187 Working Paper
Palestinian Territories Economic Outlook - Spring 2018 (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125260 Brief Arabic
Palestinian Territories Economic Outlook - Spring 2018 (Arabic)
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APR 01, 2018 125260 Brief English
Key Messages: MENA Economic Monitor- April 2018 (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125273 Working Paper
Strengthening conflict sensitive approaches to climate change in MENA (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125368 Brief
Economic transformation (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125071 Working Paper
Refugee welfare : a global public good (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125157 Brief
Unemployment and violent extremism: evidence from Daesh foreign recruits (English)
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MAR 27, 2018 WPS8381 Policy Research Working Paper
Economic Monitoring Report to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (English)
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MAR 19, 2018 124205 Working Paper
Economic Monitoring Report to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (Vol. 2) : executive summary (Arabic)
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MAR 14, 2018 124205 Working Paper
What gets measured gets done : addressing policy capture and privilege-seeking in the MENA region and beyond (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124588 Brief
Encouraging SME participation in public procurement markets in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) : activity completion summary (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 125559 Working Paper
Climate change in MENA : challenges and opportunities for the world's most water stressed region : Climate change in MENA : challenges and opportunities for the world’s most water stressed region (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 123806 Brief