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Seychelles - Systematic Country Diagnostic (English)

The Seychelles Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) aims to identify the most pressing constraints to inclusive, sustained growth in Seychelles, based on a comprehensive search for, and analysis of, evidence. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 114289 JUL 23, 2017

Disclosed

On the predictability of growth (English)

A country's productive structure and competitiveness are harbingers of growth. Growth is a dynamic process based on capabilities that are difficult to define and measure across countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8117 JUN 26, 2017

Cristelli,Matthieu Claudio Ascagne; Tacchella,Andrea; Cader,Masud Z.; Roster,Kirstin Ingrid; Pietronero,Luciano Disclosed

Cameroon - Agricultural Competitiveness Project (English)

Ratings for the Agricultural Competitiveness Project for Cameroon were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3803 JUN 15, 2017

Disclosed

On-the-job training : returns, barriers to provision, and policy implications (English)

Firms that provide on-the-job training do so when it is critical to their productivity—and when productivity is critical to their survival. This paper begins by confirming a significant and positive return from on-the-job training on wages and productivity, as well as the presence of positive externalities from on-the-job training, while discussing the methodological considerations at play. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8090 JUN 07, 2017

Saraf,Priyam Disclosed

The Africa competitiveness report 2017 - Addressing Africa’s demographic dividend (English)

Without urgent action to address low levels of competitiveness, Africa’s economies will not create enough jobs for the young people entering the job market. ... See More +

Publication 114750 MAY 01, 2017

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Honduras - Rural Competitiveness Project : additional financing (English)

The objective of the Rural Competitiveness Project for Honduras is to contribute to increased productivity and competitiveness among organized rural small-scale producers through their participation in productive alliances. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1766 APR 27, 2017

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Kosovo - Competitiveness and Export Readiness Project (English)

The objective of the Competitiveness and Export Readiness Project for Kosovo is to support product certification for export markets, strengthen the capacity of export-oriented firms and reduce the cost of business inspections. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1723 APR 27, 2017

Disclosed

Burundi - Coffee Sector Competitiveness Project : implementation support mission - 13-27 February, 2017 (French)

Aide Memoire 113888 MAR 28, 2017

Jenane,Chakib Disclosed

Jamaica - Second Competitiveness and Fiscal Management Programmatic Development Policy Financing Project (English)

Program Information Document 112224 JAN 21, 2017

Disclosed

Honduras - Unlocking economic potential for greater opportunities : systematic country diagnostic (Vol. 2) (English)

Honduras is Central America’s second-largest country with a population of more than 8 million and a land area of about 112,000 square kilometers. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 103239 JAN 01, 2017

Hernandez Ore,Marco Antonio; Sousa,Liliana Do Couto; Lopez,J. Humberto Spanish Disclosed

Honduras - Rural Competitiveness Project : additional financing - environmental assessment : Marco de gestión ambiental y social (Spanish)

Environmental Assessment SFG2050 JAN 01, 2017

Ledesma,Bernardita Disclosed

Kosovo - Systematic Country Diagnostic (English)

Kosovo is Europe’s youngest country in terms of history and demographics. Both characteristics are defining the country’s overarching development challenges. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 114618 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Pakistan - Competitive Industries for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Project (English)

Ratings for the Competitive Industries for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Project for Pakistan were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to global environment outcome was substantial, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Grantee performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3728 DEC 27, 2016

Disclosed

Lesotho - First Growth and Competitiveness Development Policy Grant (English)

Ratings for the First Growth and Competitiveness Development Policy Grant for Lesotho were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was high, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Grantee performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3665 DEC 19, 2016

Disclosed

Burkina Faso - Bagre Growth Pole Project : additional financing : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (CGES) (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG2920 DEC 01, 2016

Bougouma-Zagre,Yolande Disclosed

South Asia’s turn : policies to boost competitiveness and create the next export powerhouse (Vol. 2) (English)

South Asia is at a turning point. The region is benefiting from a confluence of positive internal and external forces. South Asian countries are starting to receive the competitiveness dividends from the economic reforms and public investments in infrastructure and education carried over the last 25 years. ... See More +

Working Paper 108830 OCT 06, 2016

Lopez-Acevedo,Gladys C.; Medvedev,Denis; Palmade,Vincent; Saraf,Priyam Disclosed

World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)

This Board report acknowledges a World Bank Group Boards calendar for September 2016, October 2016 and November 2016.

Board Report 108703 SEP 30, 2016

Disclosed

Cameroon - Competitive Value Chains Project : indigenous peoples plan : Plan d’action a impact immediat en faveur des populations Bagyeli riveraines du parc national de Campo-Ma’an (French)

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3181 MAR 01, 2016

Tchoumba Bitnga,Natalie Disclosed

Cluster country program evaluation on small states : Mauritius country case study (FY07–15) - enhancing competitiveness and private sector development (English)

After nearly two decades of strong economic growth, in 2005 the economy was in difficulties. The loss of trade preferences in textiles in 2005, the anticipation of prospective reform to the European Union’s sugar protocol for 2006-10, and higher international oil prices had contributed to a slow-down in growth, rising unemployment and widening fiscal and current account deficits. ... See More +

Working Paper 108541 JAN 01, 2016

Charlier,Florence M. Disclosed

Bolstering women’s economic empowerment in Latin America (English)

IFC works with Belcorp, a Peruvian door-to-door sales cosmetics company, to expand its business model focusing on women entrepreneurs. The company provides opportunities for self-employment and additional income to over one million women in 16 Latin American countries and generates $1.9 billion in revenues annually. ... See More +

Brief 112750 JUN 01, 2013

Disclosed

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Seychelles - Systematic Country Diagnostic (English)
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JUL 23, 2017 114289 Systematic Country Diagnostic
On the predictability of growth (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 WPS8117 Policy Research Working Paper
Cameroon - Agricultural Competitiveness Project (English)
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JUN 15, 2017 ICR3803 Implementation Completion and Results Report
On-the-job training : returns, barriers to provision, and policy implications (English)
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JUN 07, 2017 WPS8090 Policy Research Working Paper
The Africa competitiveness report 2017 - Addressing Africa’s demographic dividend (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 114750 Publication
Honduras - Rural Competitiveness Project : additional financing (English)
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APR 27, 2017 PAD1766 Project Paper
Kosovo - Competitiveness and Export Readiness Project (English)
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APR 27, 2017 PAD1723 Project Appraisal Document
Burundi - Coffee Sector Competitiveness Project : implementation support mission - 13-27 February, 2017 (French)
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MAR 28, 2017 113888 Aide Memoire
Jamaica - Second Competitiveness and Fiscal Management Programmatic Development Policy Financing Project (English)
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JAN 21, 2017 112224 Program Information Document
Honduras - Unlocking economic potential for greater opportunities : systematic country diagnostic (Vol. 2) (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 103239 Systematic Country Diagnostic Spanish
Honduras - Rural Competitiveness Project : additional financing - environmental assessment : Marco de gestión ambiental y social (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2017 SFG2050 Environmental Assessment
Kosovo - Systematic Country Diagnostic (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114618 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Pakistan - Competitive Industries for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Project (English)
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DEC 27, 2016 ICR3728 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Lesotho - First Growth and Competitiveness Development Policy Grant (English)
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DEC 19, 2016 ICR3665 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Burkina Faso - Bagre Growth Pole Project : additional financing : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (CGES) (French)
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DEC 01, 2016 SFG2920 Environmental Assessment
South Asia’s turn : policies to boost competitiveness and create the next export powerhouse (Vol. 2) (English)
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OCT 06, 2016 108830 Working Paper
World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)
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SEP 30, 2016 108703 Board Report
Cameroon - Competitive Value Chains Project : indigenous peoples plan : Plan d’action a impact immediat en faveur des populations Bagyeli riveraines du parc national de Campo-Ma’an (French)
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MAR 01, 2016 SFG3181 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Cluster country program evaluation on small states : Mauritius country case study (FY07–15) - enhancing competitiveness and private sector development (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 108541 Working Paper
Bolstering women’s economic empowerment in Latin America (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 112750 Brief