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India - Partnership for market readiness : organizational framework for scoping of PMR activities (English)

India has a relatively low carbon footprint. A steadily declining carbon intensity over the last decade will further contribute to reduce climate change through voluntary actions. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS14378 JUN 29, 2015

Iyadomi,Keisuke

Paraguay agricultural sector risk assessment : identification, prioritization, strategy, and action plan (English)

This report is the result of a World Bank mission that visited Paraguay in June 2013 at the request of the Government of Paraguay. The mission’s objective was to identify, quantify, and prioritize agriculture risks that determine the volatility of agriculture gross domestic product (GDP), based on a methodology to assess sector risks developed by the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 93943 JUN 26, 2015

Atoche Arce,Juan Carlos; Arias Carballo,Diego

Where are Iraq’s poor? : mapping poverty in Iraq (English)

Measuring poverty and tracking it over time is an important prerequisite to national economic planning. Absence of official data on household expenditure or poverty line hampered the ability of Iraqi policymakers to understand the extent of the problem, analyze their causes, and devise appropriate policies. ... See More +

Working Paper 97644 JUN 23, 2015

Vishwanath,Tara; Sharma,Dhiraj; Krishnan,Nandini; Blankespoor,Brian

Manufacturing FDI in Sub-Saharan Africa : trends, determinants, and impacts (English)

This report offers five policy recommendations that could contribute to the attraction of manufacturing FDI in Africa. To further the benefits of FDI, especially in the manufacturing sector, policymakers in Africa should: First, manage FDI flows and FDI-related policies in a way that maximizes spillovers in host countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 97836 JUN 19, 2015

Chen,Guang Zhe; Geiger,Michael Tobias; Fu,Minghui

India - Impact evaluation of results-based payments for hospital care for the poor in Karnataka state (English)

With a population of 65 million, the state of Karnataka in the south of India is considered among the better-off states in the country. However, there are significant socio-economic disparities, with large populations living in deep poverty, particularly in the rural northern part of the state. ... See More +

Working Paper 97519 JUN 18, 2015

Alba Iulia : project prioritization for 2014-2020 (English)

This report comes following a request by the Municipality of Alba Iulia for the World Bank to assist with the following activities: 1. Assessment of the projects included in the general and sectoral, local, intercommunity, county and regional urban planning and strategic documents in effect or coming into effect throughout the years 2014 – 2015, valid until at least 2020; 2)Accommodation of the projects with the eligibility criteria set forth in the EU financing regulations, the Partnership Agreement, the Operational Programmes, other strategic and funding documents, in order to maximize the chances to access funds allocated for the local public administrations and/or their eligible partners; 3) Analysis of Alba Iulia City’s capacity to ensure the financial and functional sustainability of such projects; 4) Preparing recommendations concerning the improvement of performances of the project management teams; 5) Recommendations concerning the improvement of the internal work procedures and instruments specific to externally funded projects; 6) Recommendations concerning the risks associated to future projects and relatedcontingency measures. ... See More +

Working Paper 97813 JUN 17, 2015

Romanian

Alba Iulia : project prioritization for 2014-2020 : Alba Iulia : prioritizarea proiectelor pentru perioada 2014-2020 (Romanian)

This report comes following a request by the Municipality of Alba Iulia for the World Bank to assist with the following activities: 1. Assessment of the projects included in the general and sectoral, local, intercommunity, county and regional urban planning and strategic documents in effect or coming into effect throughout the years 2014 – 2015, valid until at least 2020; 2)Accommodation of the projects with the eligibility criteria set forth in the EU financing regulations, the Partnership Agreement, the Operational Programmes, other strategic and funding documents, in order to maximize the chances to access funds allocated for the local public administrations and/or their eligible partners; 3) Analysis of Alba Iulia City’s capacity to ensure the financial and functional sustainability of such projects; 4) Preparing recommendations concerning the improvement of performances of the project management teams; 5) Recommendations concerning the improvement of the internal work procedures and instruments specific to externally funded projects; 6) Recommendations concerning the risks associated to future projects and relatedcontingency measures. ... See More +

Working Paper 97813 JUN 17, 2015

English

Technical assistance (non-lending) for financial inclusion initiative : Government of Meghalaya (English)

Lack of access to finance is a critical issue in the Indian state of Meghalaya, particularly in rural and tribal areas: Meghalaya is situated in the North East Region (NER) in India which remains the most financially excluded region in the country. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS14087 JUN 17, 2015

Jaison,Shiny

India - Health, nutrition, and population technical assistance to North East states (English)

The eight states in India’s North-East region are connected to the rest of the country by a narrow corridor and (until recently) were classified by the Indian government as special category states. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS14107 JUN 16, 2015

Mullen,Patrick M.

Agriculture public expenditure review at the federal and subnational levels in Nigeria (2008-12) : Revue des depenses publiques agricoles aux echelons federal et international au Nigeria (2008-2012) (French)

Agricultural expenditure is critical to the transformation of the agricultural sector in Nigeria. Yet spending on agriculture remains at low levels in spite of the sector’s huge potential for wealth creation, employment generation, and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 97888 JUN 16, 2015

Olomola,Aderibigbe S.; Mogues,Tewodaj; Olofinbiyi, Tolulope; Nwoko,Chinedum; Udoh Edet,Joshua; Alabi,Reuben Adeolu; Onu,Justice Inyanda; Woldeyohannes, Sileshi English

Agriculture public expenditure review at the federal and subnational levels in Nigeria (2008-12) (English)

Agricultural expenditure is critical to the transformation of the agricultural sector in Nigeria. Yet spending on agriculture remains at low levels in spite of the sector’s huge potential for wealth creation, employment generation, and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 97888 JUN 16, 2015

Olomola,Aderibigbe S.; Mogues,Tewodaj; Olofinbiyi, Tolulope; Nwoko,Chinedum; Udoh Edet,Joshua; Alabi,Reuben Adeolu; Onu,Justice Inyanda; Woldeyohannes, Sileshi French

Export diversification in Africa : the importance of good trade logistics (English)

Economic activity in many African countries remains highly concentrated and exports are often dominated by mineral resources or a few primary products. ... See More +

Working Paper 97402 JUN 15, 2015

Huria,Ankur; Brenton,Paul

The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Sierra Leone : results from a high frequency cell phone survey (round three) (English)

As of June 7, 2015, Sierra Leone had reported more than 12,900 cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), and over 3,900 deaths since the outbreak began. ... See More +

Working Paper 97392 JUN 15, 2015

Himelein,Kristen; Testaverde,Mauro; Turay, Abubakarr; Turay, Samuel

Social compact in electricity privatization in Southeastern Turkey : building dialogue and consensus between the citizens and the electricity company towards improved cost recovery and service (English)

About 70 percent of electricity users in Southeastern Turkey are not used to paying for electricity, partially due to the protracted situation of conflict and lack of trust between citizens and the government in the region. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS13637 JUN 09, 2015

Darendeliler,Zeynep Durnev

Thailand - Wanted : a quality education for all (English)

Over the past two and a half decades, Thailand has made great progress in expanding basic education, closing the gap in attendance between socioeconomic groups, and putting more focus on the quality of education. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS13333 JUN 03, 2015

Sondergaard,Lars M.

Honduras economic DNA : maintaining commitment – with a special focus on poverty and shared prosperity (English)

Successfully alleviating poverty, protecting social gains, and promoting shared prosperity in Honduras requires an ongoing commitment to sound macroeconomic and fiscal policies. ... See More +

Working Paper 97361 JUN 01, 2015

2014 joint report on Multilateral Development Banks climate finance (English)

This joint report on MDB Climate Finance captures a particular context of activities that Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) carry out in developing and emerging economies. ... See More +

Working Paper 97398 JUN 01, 2015

Jordan economic monitor : persisting forward despite challenges – Spring 2015 (Arabic,English)

Jordans economy continues to slowly but steadily recover from the Arab Spring spillovers. These spillovers include Egypts gas disruptions, the neighboring Syrian and Iraqi conflicts and associated security incidents. ... See More +

Working Paper 96822 JUN 01, 2015

Professionalization contracts for small municipal water service providers in India : business model development (English)

Professionalization contracts are a new concept. The aim of these contracts is to enlist the support of specialized private firms in turning public water utilities into competent professional operators. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS13859 JUN 01, 2015

Ehrhardt,David; Mugabi,Josses; Kingdom,William D.

Evaluation of water services public private partnership options for mid-sized cities in India (English)

Successful mid-sized cities will be vital to India’s growth and prosperity in the coming decades. Indian cities are home to over 375 million people now, and their population is likely to double by 2035. ... See More +

Working Paper 97176 JUN 01, 2015

Ehrhardt,David; Gandhi,Riddhima Gaurang; Mugabi,Josses; Kingdom,William D.

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India - Partnership for market readiness : organizational framework for scoping of PMR activities (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 ACS14378 Working Paper
Paraguay agricultural sector risk assessment : identification, prioritization, strategy, and action plan (English)
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JUN 26, 2015 93943 Working Paper
Where are Iraq’s poor? : mapping poverty in Iraq (English)
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JUN 23, 2015 97644 Working Paper
Manufacturing FDI in Sub-Saharan Africa : trends, determinants, and impacts (English)
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JUN 19, 2015 97836 Working Paper
India - Impact evaluation of results-based payments for hospital care for the poor in Karnataka state (English)
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JUN 18, 2015 97519 Working Paper
Alba Iulia : project prioritization for 2014-2020 (English)
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JUN 17, 2015 97813 Working Paper Romanian
Alba Iulia : project prioritization for 2014-2020 : Alba Iulia : prioritizarea proiectelor pentru perioada 2014-2020 (Romanian)
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JUN 17, 2015 97813 Working Paper English
Technical assistance (non-lending) for financial inclusion initiative : Government of Meghalaya (English)
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JUN 17, 2015 ACS14087 Working Paper
India - Health, nutrition, and population technical assistance to North East states (English)
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JUN 16, 2015 ACS14107 Working Paper
Agriculture public expenditure review at the federal and subnational levels in Nigeria (2008-12) : Revue des depenses publiques agricoles aux echelons federal et international au Nigeria (2008-2012) (French)
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JUN 16, 2015 97888 Working Paper English
Agriculture public expenditure review at the federal and subnational levels in Nigeria (2008-12) (English)
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JUN 16, 2015 97888 Working Paper French
Export diversification in Africa : the importance of good trade logistics (English)
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JUN 15, 2015 97402 Working Paper
The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Sierra Leone : results from a high frequency cell phone survey (round three) (English)
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JUN 15, 2015 97392 Working Paper
Social compact in electricity privatization in Southeastern Turkey : building dialogue and consensus between the citizens and the electricity company towards improved cost recovery and service (English)
See More +
JUN 09, 2015 ACS13637 Working Paper
Thailand - Wanted : a quality education for all (English)
See More +
JUN 03, 2015 AUS13333 Working Paper
Honduras economic DNA : maintaining commitment – with a special focus on poverty and shared prosperity (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2015 97361 Working Paper
2014 joint report on Multilateral Development Banks climate finance (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2015 97398 Working Paper
Jordan economic monitor : persisting forward despite challenges – Spring 2015 (Arabic,English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2015 96822 Working Paper
Professionalization contracts for small municipal water service providers in India : business model development (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2015 ACS13859 Working Paper
Evaluation of water services public private partnership options for mid-sized cities in India (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2015 97176 Working Paper