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Terms of reference - INEY IPF component : Strengthening national and subnational capacity to implement the national strategy to accelerate stunting reduction (StratNas Stunting) (English)

Stunting is a condition of failure to grow in children under five years old due to chronic malnutrition, especially in the first thousand days of their life, which is seen from the length or height below the standard of a child of his age (Ministry of Health, 2018). ... See More +

Working Paper 125590 APR 20, 2018

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Study of solar-powered prepaid water systems in Tanzania (English)

Between May 2016-October 2017 Water Mission-Tanzania (WM-T), in partnership with World Bank, implemented experimental field trials in Tanzania in order to determine the viability and sustainability of solar-powered piped water supply systems and smart water metering technology as a mechanism to improve financial accountability for rural and urban water schemes; and to provide evidence of the potential of smart water dispensers (SWDs) and solar pumping in both rural and urban water sectors to promote sustainable and affordable water service delivery in Tanzania. ... See More +

Working Paper 125581 APR 18, 2018

Abdiel, Isack; Check, Kristen; Mbwille, Elisekile Disclosed

Approaches to REDD : nesting lessons learned from country experiences (Vol. 2) : Appendix : case studies (English)

Mitigation of greenhouse gases in the land sector is complex and has a unique set of challenges. The most significant challenges arise from the geographically diffuse nature of the emissions sources (compared to, for example, point-based energy sources of emissions), the vast array of potential management responses, the ongoing effects of past actions, the interaction of human and natural processes, and the strong influences of policy and markets. ... See More +

Working Paper 125270 APR 13, 2018

Lee,Donna Lynette; Waterworth,Robert Michael; Goehler,Daniela; Llopis, Pablo; Roberts, Geoff Disclosed

Approaches to REDD : nesting lessons learned from country experiences : Main report (English)

Mitigation of greenhouse gases in the land sector is complex and has a unique set of challenges. The most significant challenges arise from the geographically diffuse nature of the emissions sources (compared to, for example, point-based energy sources of emissions), the vast array of potential management responses, the ongoing effects of past actions, the interaction of human and natural processes, and the strong influences of policy and markets. ... See More +

Working Paper 125270 APR 13, 2018

Lee,Donna Lynette; Waterworth,Robert Michael; Pearson,Timothy R.H.; Llopis, Pablo; Roberts, Geoff Disclosed

Senegal economic update : recent growth drivers in Senegal, and the role of agriculture in developing a resilient and inclusive economy (English)

The Economic Update (SEU) evaluates the recent (2016-17) growth performance and macroeconomic policies in Senegal, thus providing a basis for the policy dialog with the Government and other stakeholders. ... See More +

Working Paper 125285 APR 13, 2018

Loayza,Julio Ricardo; Toure,El Hadj Adama; Niane,Aifa Fatimata Ndoye 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

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Vulnerabilities slow growth (English)

GDP growth in the Western Balkans slowed from 3.1 percent in 2016 to an estimated 2.4 percent in 2017. Regional growth in 2017 is less optimistic than the 2.6 percent expected when the Fall issue of this report was published. ... See More +

Working Paper 125191 APR 10, 2018

Vostroknutova,Ekaterina; Hernandez, Marco Disclosed

Vulnerabilities slow growth (Bosnian)

GDP growth in the Western Balkans slowed from 3.1 percent in 2016 to an estimated 2.4 percent in 2017. Regional growth in 2017 is less optimistic than the 2.6 percent expected when the Fall issue of this report was published. ... See More +

Working Paper 125191 APR 10, 2018

Vostroknutova,Ekaterina; Hernandez, Marco English Disclosed

Strategic assessment : a capital investment plan for Lebanon – investment opportunities and reforms (English)

The quality of Lebanon's infrastructure is amongst the poorest regionally and globally. In fact, out of 137 countries, Lebanon ranks 130 in quality of overall infrastructure.1 This has been induced by low public spending on infrastructure, a consequence of the county's debt burden as well as the longterm absence of a budget. ... See More +

Working Paper 124819 APR 06, 2018

Disclosed

South Africa Economic Update : jobs and inequality (English)

This report reviews South Africa’s recent economic and social developments. It underlines that South Africa’s current economic rebound may not be sustained if the fundamental factors undermining its growth potential are not boldly addressed. ... See More +

Working Paper 125011 APR 05, 2018

Dessus,Sebastien C.; Hanusch,Marek Disclosed

A Window of Opportunity : A Diagnostic of Adolescent Girls and Young Women’s Socio-Economic Empowerment in Jharkhand, India (English)

The study reveals substantial vulnerabilities and exclusion of this population; key constraints toeducation, training, and employment; and insights for the design and delivery of programming to improve educational and labor market outcomes. ... See More +

Working Paper 125153 APR 01, 2018

Morton,Matthew H.; Bhattacharya,Shrayana; Kumar,Pravesh Disclosed

Guatemala Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Poverty Diagnostic : annexes (English)

Poverty rates in Guatemala are among the highest in Latin America and the Caribbean, and Guatemala is now the second poorest country in the region with only post-earthquake Haiti being poorer. ... See More +

Working Paper 124240 APR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Maximizing knowledge for development (English)

The World Bank Group (WBG) is strengthening its partnerships with upper-middle-income countries and high-income countries to leverage private and public finance, and to create knowledge and new solutions based on the experiences of graduates for the benefit of clients. ... See More +

Working Paper 125247 APR 01, 2018

Alawode,Abayomi A.; Ouazad,Amine; Arshad,Ashraf Bin; Ruggeri Laderchi,Caterina; Sitorus,Djauhari; Georgieva,Dorina Peteva; Mendez Ramos,Fabian; Govindasamy,Jeevakumar; De Luna-Martínez,José; Kelm,Kathrine M.; Sondergaard,Lars M.; Tan,Mei Ling; Amin,Mohammad; Loayza,Norman V.; Canuto,Otaviano; Record,Richard James Lowden; Ranciere,Romain; Wahba,Sameh; Schmukler,Sergio L.; Bell,Simon; Shetty,Sudhir; Kwakwa,Victoria Disclosed

Business unusual : accelerating progress towards universal health coverage (Vol. 2) : report (English)

At present rates, the global 2030 Universal Health Coverage (UHC) targets under the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals will not be met. ... See More +

Working Paper 122036 APR 01, 2018

Disclosed

South Asia procurement innovation awards 2017 (English)

Seventy-eight submissions received from 8 countries for the South Asia Procurement Innovation Awards 2017 resonate the above message sent across to procurement entities from November to December 2017 for participating in this keenly contested competition. ... See More +

Working Paper 124862 APR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Mauritanie : Transformation de la trajectoire de l'emploi des jeunes vulnérables (French)

Working Paper 125037 APR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Bangladesh development update : building on resilience (English)

Industrial production and services growth remained resilient. Inflation has accelerated, primarily due to supply shocks. Monetary policy has been accommodative. ... See More +

Working Paper 125061 APR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Progress in the face of insecurity : improving health outcomes in Afghanistan (Vol. 2) : main report (English)

Afghanistan has made strong gains in health outcomes, health service coverage andhealth systems performance since 2003, with a particular impact on women andchildren's health. ... See More +

Working Paper 123809 APR 01, 2018

Chopra,Mickey; Arur,Aneesa 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

Philippines economic update : investing in the future (English)

In 2017, the Philippines was among the top three growth performers in the East Asia region. Only Vietnam and China performed better. The Philippines growth performance slightly weakened in 2017 to 6.7 percent year-on-year from 6.9 percent in 2016. ... See More +

Working Paper 125309 APR 01, 2018

Disclosed

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Terms of reference - INEY IPF component : Strengthening national and subnational capacity to implement the national strategy to accelerate stunting reduction (StratNas Stunting) (English)
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APR 20, 2018 125590 Working Paper
Study of solar-powered prepaid water systems in Tanzania (English)
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APR 18, 2018 125581 Working Paper
Approaches to REDD : nesting lessons learned from country experiences (Vol. 2) : Appendix : case studies (English)
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APR 13, 2018 125270 Working Paper
Approaches to REDD : nesting lessons learned from country experiences : Main report (English)
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APR 13, 2018 125270 Working Paper
Senegal economic update : recent growth drivers in Senegal, and the role of agriculture in developing a resilient and inclusive economy (English)
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APR 13, 2018 125285 Working Paper
Water scarce cities : thriving in a finite world (English)
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APR 12, 2018 125187 Working Paper
Vulnerabilities slow growth (English)
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APR 10, 2018 125191 Working Paper
Vulnerabilities slow growth (Bosnian)
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APR 10, 2018 125191 Working Paper English
Strategic assessment : a capital investment plan for Lebanon – investment opportunities and reforms (English)
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APR 06, 2018 124819 Working Paper
South Africa Economic Update : jobs and inequality (English)
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APR 05, 2018 125011 Working Paper
A Window of Opportunity : A Diagnostic of Adolescent Girls and Young Women’s Socio-Economic Empowerment in Jharkhand, India (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125153 Working Paper
Guatemala Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Poverty Diagnostic : annexes (English)
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APR 01, 2018 124240 Working Paper
Maximizing knowledge for development (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125247 Working Paper
Business unusual : accelerating progress towards universal health coverage (Vol. 2) : report (English)
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APR 01, 2018 122036 Working Paper
South Asia procurement innovation awards 2017 (English)
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APR 01, 2018 124862 Working Paper
Mauritanie : Transformation de la trajectoire de l'emploi des jeunes vulnérables (French)
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APR 01, 2018 125037 Working Paper
Bangladesh development update : building on resilience (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125061 Working Paper
Progress in the face of insecurity : improving health outcomes in Afghanistan (Vol. 2) : main report (English)
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APR 01, 2018 123809 Working Paper
Key Messages: MENA Economic Monitor- April 2018 (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125273 Working Paper
Philippines economic update : investing in the future (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125309 Working Paper