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Combating Noncommunicable Diseases in Kenya : An Investment Case (English)

Noncommunicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, chronic lung diseases, and heart diseases are the leading cause of death and disability. In Kenya, the growing prevalence of these diseases is a major public health concern and a hindrance to long-term economic growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 147388 APR 06, 2020

Mensah,Julia; Korir,Julius Kipkemoi; Nugent,Rachel A.; Hutchinson,Brian Disclosed

Treatment of Credit Data in Credit Information Systems in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic (English)

The treatment of credit data during a crisis has potential impact on the integrity of the credit reporting system and ultimately the financial markets. ... See More +

Working Paper 147454 APR 06, 2020

Disclosed

2019 Investment Policy and Regulatory Review – Thailand (English)

This Investment Policy and Regulatory Review (IPRR) presents information on the legal and regulatory frameworks governing foreign direct investment (FDI) and competition that affect businesses and foreign investors in Thailand. ... See More +

Working Paper 147296 APR 01, 2020

Kher,Priyanka; Kusek,Peter; Eltgen,Maximilian Philip; Raslan,Azza Anwar Ahmed Disclosed

Options to Strengthen Disaster Risk Financing in Pakistan (English)

The options presented in this paper were developed at the request of the Government of Pakistan (GoP) to contribute to the country's disaster resilience and overall sustainable development. ... See More +

Working Paper 147381 APR 01, 2020

Cook,Samantha Jane; Tehsin,Ahsan; Skalon,Tatiana; Rashid,Nasreen; Fallesen,Ditte Marie Gammelgaard; Khalid,Syed Muhammad Bilal Disclosed

Can Boosting Savings and Skills Support Female Business Owners in Indonesia? : Evidence From a Randomized Controlled Trial (English)

There is broad evidence of gender gaps in the productivity of microenterprises, which are in part linked to financial and human capital constraints. ... See More +

Working Paper 147227 MAR 31, 2020

Johnson,Hillary C.; Buvinic,Mayra Lourdes; Perova,Elizaveta; Witoelar,Firman Disclosed

Summary Report : Lessons Learned from Pilot Assessments of Countries' International Transfer Readiness Under Article 6.2 of the Paris Agreement (English)

While the bottom-up approach of Article 6.2 of the Paris Agreement presents an opportunity to broaden and deepen markets, it is very important to ensure that there is no double counting and maintain the environmental integrity of markets. ... See More +

Working Paper 147343 MAR 30, 2020

Gadde,Harikumar; Kim,Seoyi; Mata-Sandoval,Juan Cristobal; Mok,Rachel Chi Kiu; Rescalvo Santandreu,Miguel Alejandro; Sinha,Chandra Shekhar; Srinivasan,Sandhya Disclosed

Remote Learning, Distance Education and Online Learning During the COVID19 Pandemic : A Resource List by the World Bank's Edtech Team (English)

The selection of resources and platforms that you will find here has been elaborated in order to facilitate the rapid identification of helpful technological solutions that could be used to support remote learning. ... See More +

Working Paper 147102 MAR 26, 2020

Disclosed

Result Oriented Review of Delivery of Justice in Montenegro (Montenegrin)

This functional review presents a comprehensive, results-oriented assessment of the functioning of Montenegro’s judicial system from 2014 through 2017, and the country’s compliance with the requirements of chapter 23 (Justice and human rights) of the European Union’s Acquis Communautaire. ... See More +

Working Paper 139654 MAR 02, 2020

Matic,Marina; Svircev,Srdjan; Kelly,Ellen M. English Disclosed

Mozambique - National Financial Inclusion Strategy for 2016-2022 : Mid-Term Review (Portuguese)

Financial inclusion is a key enabler to reducing poverty and increasing shared prosperity. In Mozambique, despite considerable efforts to promote financial inclusion, less than half the population in 2016 had access to a bank account, mobile money account. ... See More +

Working Paper 143149 MAR 01, 2020

English Disclosed

Mozambique - National Financial Inclusion Strategy for 2016-2022 : Mid-Term Review (English)

Financial inclusion is a key enabler to reducing poverty and increasing shared prosperity. In Mozambique, despite considerable efforts to promote financial inclusion, less than half the population in 2016 had access to a bank account, mobile money account. ... See More +

Working Paper 143149 MAR 01, 2020

Portuguese Disclosed

Peru : Coastal Fisheries Initiative – Challenge Fund (CFI-CF) : Main Objectives and Preliminary Project (Peru CFI-CF) Outcomes (English)

The project (Peru CFI-CF) is focused on the Ancash, Arequipa and Piura regions, in which companies, associations and fishers in the sector are in a better position to access formal sources of capital compared to other coastal regions. ... See More +

Working Paper 146708 MAR 01, 2020

Diez,Sylvia Michele; Jorge,Miguel Angel; Vega,Griselle Felicita; Barbosa,Jorge Guillermo Disclosed

Gender Equality in the Energy Sector Calendar (2020 - 21) (English)

ESMAP/The World Bank presents the Gender Equality in The Energy Sector Calendar (2020-21) to raise awareness on key gender-equality issues in the energy sector and stimulate innovative action across all energy interventions to promote gender equality and access to affordable reliable sustainable energy for all. ... See More +

Working Paper 146661 MAR 01, 2020

Disclosed

Gender-Specific Impacts of Road Improvement : What Can Be Done to Ensure that Better Roads Expand Economic Opportunities for All? (English)

How and why do the benefits of better transport differ between genders? A non-experimental impact evaluation of a large-scale rural roads project in Vietnam combined with qualitative data collection suggests some possibilities. ... See More +

Working Paper 146798 MAR 01, 2020

Disclosed

Strengthening Service Delivery of Investment Promotion Agencies : The Comprehensive Investor Services Framework (English)

Research shows that investment promotion agencies (IPAs) may be the best public institutions to meet government objectives for attracting, establishing, retaining, expanding, and linking productive private investment. ... See More +

Working Paper 146891 MAR 01, 2020

Heilbron,Armando; Aranda Larrey,Yago Disclosed

Closing Gender Gaps in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

The Latin America and Caribbean region (LAC) has achieved substantial progress on gender equality in past decades. Gains have come in diverse areas like declines in fertility and maternal mortality, gender parity in primary school enrollment, and an increase in women’s participation in the workforce and politics, among others. ... See More +

Working Paper 128525 MAR 01, 2020

Muller,Miriam; Casabonne,Ursula Portuguese, Spanish Disclosed

Closing Gender Gaps in Latin America and the Caribbean (Spanish)

The Latin America and Caribbean region (LAC) has achieved substantial progress on gender equality in past decades. Gains have come in diverse areas like declines in fertility and maternal mortality, gender parity in primary school enrollment, and an increase in women’s participation in the workforce and politics, among others. ... See More +

Working Paper 128525 MAR 01, 2020

Muller,Miriam; Casabonne,Ursula English, Portuguese Disclosed

Closing Gender Gaps in Latin America and the Caribbean (Portuguese)

The Latin America and Caribbean region (LAC) has achieved substantial progress on gender equality in past decades. Gains have come in diverse areas like declines in fertility and maternal mortality, gender parity in primary school enrollment, and an increase in women’s participation in the workforce and politics, among others. ... See More +

Working Paper 128525 MAR 01, 2020

Muller,Miriam; Casabonne,Ursula English, Spanish Disclosed

March 2020 PovcalNet Update : What's New (English)

The March 2020 update to PovcalNet involves several changes to the data underlying the global poverty estimates. Some welfare aggregates have been changed for improved harmonization, and some of the CPI, national accounts, and population input data have been revised. ... See More +

Working Paper 147009 MAR 01, 2020

Atamanov,Aziz; Castaneda Aguilar,Raul Andres; Fujs,Tony Henri Mathias Jany; Dewina,Reno; Diaz-Bonilla,Carolina; Mahler,Daniel Gerszon; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Lakner,Christoph; Matytsin,Mikhail; Montes,Jose; Moreno Herrera,Laura Liliana; Mungai,Rose; Newhouse,David Locke; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Parada Gomez Urquiza,Francisco Javier; Silwal,Ani Rudra; Sanchez Castro,Diana Marcela; Schoch,Marta; Vargas Mogollon,David Leonardo; Viveros Mendoza,Martha Celmira; Yang,Judy; Yoshida,Nobuo; Wu,Haoyu Disclosed

From Isolation to Integration : The Borderlands of the Horn of Africa (English)

The World Bank Group's Horn of Africa Regional Initiative promotes resilience and economic opportunity in one of the world’s most challenging regions for security and development. ... See More +

Working Paper 147181 MAR 01, 2020

Vemuru,Varalakshmi; Stephens,Matthew; Sarkar,Aditya; Roberts,Andrew James; Baare,Anton Karel George Disclosed

From Isolation to Integration (Vol. 2) : An Overview of the Borderlands of the Horn of Africa (English)

The World Bank Group's Horn of Africa Regional Initiative promotes resilience and economic opportunity in one of the world’s most challenging regions for security and development. ... See More +

Working Paper 147181 MAR 01, 2020

Vemuru,Varalakshmi; Stephens,Matthew; Sarkar,Aditya; Roberts,Andrew James; Baare,Anton Karel George Disclosed

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Combating Noncommunicable Diseases in Kenya : An Investment Case (English)
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APR 06, 2020 147388 Working Paper
Treatment of Credit Data in Credit Information Systems in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic (English)
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APR 06, 2020 147454 Working Paper
2019 Investment Policy and Regulatory Review – Thailand (English)
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APR 01, 2020 147296 Working Paper
Options to Strengthen Disaster Risk Financing in Pakistan (English)
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APR 01, 2020 147381 Working Paper
Can Boosting Savings and Skills Support Female Business Owners in Indonesia? : Evidence From a Randomized Controlled Trial (English)
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MAR 31, 2020 147227 Working Paper
Summary Report : Lessons Learned from Pilot Assessments of Countries' International Transfer Readiness Under Article 6.2 of the Paris Agreement (English)
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MAR 30, 2020 147343 Working Paper
Remote Learning, Distance Education and Online Learning During the COVID19 Pandemic : A Resource List by the World Bank's Edtech Team (English)
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MAR 26, 2020 147102 Working Paper
Result Oriented Review of Delivery of Justice in Montenegro (Montenegrin)
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MAR 02, 2020 139654 Working Paper English
Mozambique - National Financial Inclusion Strategy for 2016-2022 : Mid-Term Review (Portuguese)
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MAR 01, 2020 143149 Working Paper English
Mozambique - National Financial Inclusion Strategy for 2016-2022 : Mid-Term Review (English)
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MAR 01, 2020 143149 Working Paper Portuguese
Peru : Coastal Fisheries Initiative – Challenge Fund (CFI-CF) : Main Objectives and Preliminary Project (Peru CFI-CF) Outcomes (English)
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MAR 01, 2020 146708 Working Paper
Gender Equality in the Energy Sector Calendar (2020 - 21) (English)
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MAR 01, 2020 146661 Working Paper
Gender-Specific Impacts of Road Improvement : What Can Be Done to Ensure that Better Roads Expand Economic Opportunities for All? (English)
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MAR 01, 2020 146798 Working Paper
Strengthening Service Delivery of Investment Promotion Agencies : The Comprehensive Investor Services Framework (English)
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MAR 01, 2020 146891 Working Paper
Closing Gender Gaps in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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MAR 01, 2020 128525 Working Paper Portuguese, Spanish
Closing Gender Gaps in Latin America and the Caribbean (Spanish)
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MAR 01, 2020 128525 Working Paper English, Portuguese
Closing Gender Gaps in Latin America and the Caribbean (Portuguese)
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MAR 01, 2020 128525 Working Paper English, Spanish
March 2020 PovcalNet Update : What's New (English)
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MAR 01, 2020 147009 Working Paper
From Isolation to Integration : The Borderlands of the Horn of Africa (English)
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MAR 01, 2020 147181 Working Paper
From Isolation to Integration (Vol. 2) : An Overview of the Borderlands of the Horn of Africa (English)
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MAR 01, 2020 147181 Working Paper