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Capacity for development : leveraging the power of knowledge, innovation, and coalitions for change (English)

Across the globe citizens are demanding accountability and transparency from their governments. Middle-income countries (MICs) in the Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States - along with the European Union (EU) (G-20) are driving global growth and shifts in global power. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 80672 JAN 01, 2015

Bassat,Jose-Manuel Disclosed

Parliamentary strengthening program : sourcebook on legislative budget offices (English)

Legislatures in different countries play a wide variety of different roles in the budget formulation process. Legislatures require reliable, unbiased information to be able to participate in a constructive manner in formulating the budget. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 80676 JAN 01, 2015

Anderson, Barry; Johnson,John K.; Stapenhurst, F. Rick; Kiraso,Beatrice Birungi Disclosed

Climate change practice of the World Bank Institute : innovation in carbon finance (English)

The World Bank Institute (WBI) is a global connector of knowledge, learning, and innovation for development and poverty reduction. WBI’s climate change practice focuses on four key programs: leadership and coalition building for climate change; cities and climate change; innovation in carbon finance; and climate adaptation for water, agriculture, and natural resource management. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 80682 JAN 01, 2015

Disclosed

South-South knowledge exchange results stories (English)

The 2010 earthquake that hit Haiti wiped out the nation’s housing infrastructure. Before the Government of Haiti can begin major reconstruction, it needed to shelter those who’d lost their homes. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 80681 JAN 01, 2015

Disclosed

Innovating through the crisis (English)

On June 9-11, 2011, the Ruder Boskovic Institute of Croatia, the Korea Development Institute and the World Bank organized a high-level policy workshop in Dubrovnik, Croatia, which was the culminating event of a joint capacity development initiative 'Innovating through the crisis how to do it?' ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 64505 DEC 01, 2011

Agapitova, Natalia; Thacker, Simon; Chamlou, Nadereh Disclosed

Using knowledge exchange for capacity development : what works in global practice? Three case studies in assessment of knowledge exchange programs using a results-focused methodology (English)

The study examines three programs: (1) Korea Development Institute (KDI's) Knowledge Sharing Program (KSP) for advancing export development in the Dominican Republic; (2) KDI's KSP for promoting public-private partnerships and prefeasibility studies in Mongolia, along with providing support for deposit insurance reform; and (3) the World Bank's South-South Experience Exchange Facility for the New Economy Skills for Africa Program (NESAP) in India for sharing knowledge on information and communications technology with African countries, including Ghana and Nigeria. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 66635 NOV 01, 2011

Kim, JiHwan; Chun, Saebyul Disclosed

Reviewing project results retrospectively using a results-focused approach to capacity development (English)

The standard quality assurance and evaluation processes for World Bank investment lending operation projects have often been found inadequate for interventions with training, technical assistance, South-South exchange, and other capacity development components. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 80704 JUN 01, 2011

Roberts,Dawn; Ling,Cristina Marosan; Agapitova,Natalia Disclosed

A review of capacity development results measurement in World Bank projects : the need for a systematic approach (English)

A World Bank Institute (WBI) review of 194 WB operational projects with substantial capacity development components revealed critical issues related to the measurement of capacity development results. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 80707 MAY 01, 2011

Roberts,Dawn; Ling,Cristina Marosan Disclosed

The art of knowledge exchange : a results-focused planning guide for development practitioners (English)

This guide emphasizes empowering local agents through experiential learning with peers from their own and other countries by following a strategic, results-oriented approach to learning based on the World Bank Institute's Capacity Development and Results Framework. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 64506 JAN 01, 2011

Badawy,Lina Tarek Mohamed; Einstein, Albert Disclosed

Connecting globally, catalyzing change locally (English)

Capacity is the ability of individuals, organizations, state institutions, coalitions, and society itself to catalyze change to achieve their development objectives. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 64455 JAN 01, 2011

Disclosed

Amending access to information legislation : legal and political issues (English)

This paper is about efforts to amend the legal framework for the right to information, with a particular focus on access to information (ATI) laws. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 80702 JAN 01, 2011

Mendel,Toby Daniel Disclosed

Access to public information and citizen participation in supreme audit institutions (SAI) : guide to good practices (English)

External oversight agencies perform a fundamental role in monitoring the exercise of power in democratic regimes, especially in countries characterized by high corruption rates and inefficiency in public management. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 80758 JAN 01, 2010

Nino, Ezequiel Disclosed

World Bank Institute (WBI) : FY10 retrospective review (English)

Urbanization is the defining phenomenon of the 21st century. For the first time in history, more than half of the world’s population lives in cities with 90 percent of growth taking place in the developing world. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 80748 JAN 01, 2010

Disclosed

Access to information and transparency in the judiciary : a guide to good practices from Latin America (English)

Current research conducted from a political science and law perspective has documented a broad participation of the judiciary in the process of public policy development, in the recognition and protection of rights, and in controlling other state powers. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 80757 JAN 01, 2010

Herrero,Alvaro Joaquín; Lopez, Gaspar Disclosed

Advancing access to information principles through performance management mechanisms : the case of Canada (English)

On the basis of a detailed case study of the government of Canada, this report examines how management accountability processes operating within public services may contribute to the promotion and enforcement of access laws. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 80760 JAN 01, 2010

Thomas,Paul Griffith Disclosed

Core course : building knowledge and expertise in infrastructure finance (English)

The Economic Development Institute (EDI), in partnership with the University of Maryland Business School conducted a core course on infrastructure finance in Washington, D.C., from June 15-26, 1998. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 49425 AUG 01, 2009

Dailami, Mansoor Disclosed

Putting evidence to work : linking policy and practice in capacity development (English)

One of the major challenges facing the international development community is creating a capacity development (CD) architecture built on solid evidence. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 92591 JUN 01, 2009

Theisohn, Thomas; Nelson, Mark; Awimbo, Janet Disclosed

Building post-crisis capacity in the Solomon Islands (English)

This capacity development brief summarizes the results of a multi-donor team review of four examples of post-crisis capacity development interventions in the Solomon Islands in 2005-08 whose performance was frequently cited as successful by local stakeholders. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 68668 MAY 01, 2009

Bailey, Laura Disclosed

The need for a conceptual and results-oriented framework in capacity development : discussion of a new approach (English)

Efforts to develop capacity are being hindered by disparate methodologies, insufficient focus on outcomes and indicators, and a lack of concrete results to show improved capacity. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 92590 APR 01, 2009

Otoo, Samuel; Agapitova, Natalia; Gold, Jenny; Fisher, Sharon Disclosed

The network value chain (English)

In response to a growing demand for evidence of effectiveness, scalability, and accountability in international development initiatives, the international development community has begun to ask increasingly hard questions about the costs, risks, and assessment challenges associated with its capacity development (CD) initiatives. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 92589 FEB 01, 2009

Bloom, Evan; Reeves, Matt; Leonard, Aaron Disclosed

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Capacity for development : leveraging the power of knowledge, innovation, and coalitions for change (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 80672 WBI Working Paper
Parliamentary strengthening program : sourcebook on legislative budget offices (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 80676 WBI Working Paper
Climate change practice of the World Bank Institute : innovation in carbon finance (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 80682 WBI Working Paper
South-South knowledge exchange results stories (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 80681 WBI Working Paper
Innovating through the crisis (English)
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DEC 01, 2011 64505 WBI Working Paper
Using knowledge exchange for capacity development : what works in global practice? Three case studies in assessment of knowledge exchange programs using a results-focused methodology (English)
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NOV 01, 2011 66635 WBI Working Paper
Reviewing project results retrospectively using a results-focused approach to capacity development (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 80704 WBI Working Paper
A review of capacity development results measurement in World Bank projects : the need for a systematic approach (English)
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MAY 01, 2011 80707 WBI Working Paper
The art of knowledge exchange : a results-focused planning guide for development practitioners (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 64506 WBI Working Paper
Connecting globally, catalyzing change locally (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 64455 WBI Working Paper
Amending access to information legislation : legal and political issues (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 80702 WBI Working Paper
Access to public information and citizen participation in supreme audit institutions (SAI) : guide to good practices (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 80758 WBI Working Paper
World Bank Institute (WBI) : FY10 retrospective review (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 80748 WBI Working Paper
Access to information and transparency in the judiciary : a guide to good practices from Latin America (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 80757 WBI Working Paper
Advancing access to information principles through performance management mechanisms : the case of Canada (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 80760 WBI Working Paper
Core course : building knowledge and expertise in infrastructure finance (English)
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AUG 01, 2009 49425 WBI Working Paper
Putting evidence to work : linking policy and practice in capacity development (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 92591 WBI Working Paper
Building post-crisis capacity in the Solomon Islands (English)
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MAY 01, 2009 68668 WBI Working Paper
The need for a conceptual and results-oriented framework in capacity development : discussion of a new approach (English)
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APR 01, 2009 92590 WBI Working Paper
The network value chain (English)
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FEB 01, 2009 92589 WBI Working Paper