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Togo - Employment Opportunities for Vulnerable Youth Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Employment Opportunities for Vulnerable Youth Project is to provide access to income generating opportunities to targeted poor and vulnerable youth in Togo. ... See More +

Project Paper RES30576 NOV 29, 2017

Disclosed

Nigeria - Growth and Employment Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Growth and Employment Project for Nigeria is to increase growth and employment in participating states. The purpose of the level-two restructuring is to make the following adjustments: (a) changes to components and costs: component A, improved investment climate, which used to be 100 percent funded by United Kingdom (UK) Department for International Development (DFID) will now benefit from International Development Association (IDA) funding in the amount of United States (U.S.) 5 million dollars; (b) special drawing rights (SDR) 3,615,000 (equivalent U.S. 5 million dollars) will be reallocated from category 1 to category 6 for component A, improved investment climate; SDR 21,760,000 (U.S. 30 million dollars) for the small and medium enterprise (SME) investment fund will be allocated from proceeds under category 1 (Gds, Wks, non-consulting services, consultant services, training, workshops and study tours under A3, A4, BI.1-4, BII), category 2 (Gds, consultant services including study tours, workshops and study tours, and operating costs under part C of the project), category 3 (grants for subprojects) and category 4 (project preparation fund) to a newly created category 5 under sub-component B.III; (c) modifications in the results framework to: (i) revise indicators and make them more realistic, measurable, and in line with the project activities; (ii) drop some indicators that are no longer relevant and revise targets for increased realism; and (iii) provide intermediate level indicators to reflect projects achievements more accurately and new ones that are relevant to the new sub-component BIII; and (d) extension of the project closing date by 12 months and 23 days, from September 7, 2018 to September 30, 2019, to ensure accelerated implementation and allow the new SME investment fund to be functional and achieve results in line with the project development objectives. ... See More +

Project Paper RES25557 AUG 01, 2017

Disclosed

Stepping up skills in urban Ghana : snapshot of the STEP skills measurement survey (English)

The Skills Toward Employment and Productivity (STEP) survey is an initiative of the World Bank in cooperation with other development partners and nongovernmental agencies. ... See More +

Working Paper 117761 JUL 20, 2017

Darvas,Peter; Favara,Marta; Arnold,Tamara Disclosed

The labor market effects of financial crises : the role of temporary contracts in central and western Europe (English)

This paper examines how the 2008-09 financial crisis affected labor markets in Central and Western Europe, and how this impact depended on employment protections laws. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8085 JUN 05, 2017

Sharma,Siddharth; Winkler,Hernan Jorge Disclosed

Targeted SME financing and employment effects : what do we know and what can we do differently? (English)

SME’s form a dominant share of the private sector in developing countries, and account for more than 50 percent of jobs in their respective economies. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 115696 JUN 05, 2017

Kumar,Ruchira Disclosed

Burundi - Local Development for Employment Project : resettlement plan : Cadre de politique de réinstallation (French)

Resettlement Plan SFG3414 MAY 01, 2017

Rivero Riveros,Monica Patricia Disclosed

Nigeria - State Employment and Expenditure for Results Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental and social management plan for road maintenance across the three senatorial districts of Edo state (English)

The development objective of the State Employment and Expenditure for Results Project for Nigeria is to enhance employment opportunities and access to socio-economic services, while improving the public expenditure management systems in the four states. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2386 MAY 01, 2017

Ukpong-Bassey,Chinwe Agatha Disclosed

Where to create jobs : cities or towns? (English)

Should public investment be targeted to big cities or to small towns, if the objective is to minimize national poverty? To answer this policy question the authors extend the basic Todaro-type model of rural-urban migration to the case of migration from rural areas to two potential destinations, secondary town and big city. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 116317 APR 21, 2017

Christiaensen,Luc; De Weerdt,Joachim; Kanbur,Ravi Disclosed

Burundi - Local Employment Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : Cadre de politiques des peuples autochtones Batwa (French)

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3424 APR 01, 2017

Rivero Riveros,Monica Patricia Disclosed

Senegal - Analysis of constraints to productive employment of vulnerable households : Senegal - Analyse aux contraintes à l’emploi productif des ménages vulnérables (French)

Le rapport présente les résultats d'une enquête qualitative et quantitative menées dans 8 communautés du Sénégal pour comprendre les contraintes à l'emploi productif rencontrées par les ménages vulnérables. ... See More +

Working Paper 121428 APR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Mozambique - Country partnership framework for the period FY17 - FY21 (English)

This Country Partnership Framework (CPF) sets out the World Bank Group’s (WBG) proposed strategy in Mozambique for the period FY17–FY21. The CPF supports the objectives of the government of Mozambique (GoM) for growth and poverty reduction, which are outlined in the Five-Year Plan of the government for 2015–2019. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 104733 MAR 30, 2017

Disclosed

Armenia - Strengthening the Livelihoods and Voice of Poor and Vulnerable Persons Project (English)

Ratings for the Strengthening the Livelihoods and Voice of Poor and Vulnerable Persons Project for Armenia were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, implementation was moderately satisfactory, and risk to sustainability was moderate. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4042 FEB 15, 2017

Disclosed

Togo - Youth Employment Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG2942 JAN 30, 2017

Van Dyck,John Disclosed

The economics of tobacco taxation and employment in Indonesia (English)

This report is part of the Indonesia Tobacco Employment Studies implemented by the World Bank and the American Cancer Society. The findings from this report complement the findings from three closely-related reports focusing on specific segments of tobacco sector employment in Indonesia: tobacco farmers (World Bank 2017b), kretek workers or “hand-rollers” (World Bank 2017c) and tobacco manufacturing more broadly (World Bank, 2017d). ... See More +

Working Paper 120361 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

China - Bayannaoer Water Reclamation and Environment Protection Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 111248 DEC 21, 2016

Disclosed

Mongolia - Employment Support Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The Mongolia Employment Support Project (MESP) will be implemented by the Ministry of Laborand Social Protection (MLSP) with support from the World Bank. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2708 DEC 01, 2016

Razat,Maya Mongolian Disclosed

Mongolia - Employment Support Project : environmental assessment : Орчны болон нийгмийн удирдлагын хүрээ (Mongolian)

The Mongolia Employment Support Project (MESP) will be implemented by the Ministry of Laborand Social Protection (MLSP) with support from the World Bank. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2708 DEC 01, 2016

Razat,Maya English Disclosed

Egypt’s youth outside work and education (English)

This knowledge notes based on Egypt’s Youth who are not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) are studied in this note, presenting the first in-depth analysis of Egypt's NEET youth, including demographic profiles and risk factors. ... See More +

Brief 111174 DEC 01, 2016

Dietrich,Paula Tabea Milena; Elshawarby,Amr Mohamed Alsayed Abdelraouf; Lechtenfeld,Tobias Disclosed

Solomon Islands - Rapid Employment Project : additional financing (English)

The objective of the Rapid Employment Project for Solomon Islands was to assist targeted vulnerable urban populations in the Recipient’s territory to: (i) increase their incomes through the provision of short term employment; and (ii) improve their knowledge, experience and basic employment skills that are valued in the workplace and society. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2009 NOV 07, 2016

Disclosed

Workfare for whom? : a critical assessment of workfare programs in the Philippines (English)

Workfare programs are social protection instruments used by governments to address the lack of jobs or inadequate incomes among the poor. In the Philippines, they are the largest public employment programs of the government. ... See More +

Brief 111940 SEP 01, 2016

Acosta,Pablo Ariel; Olfindo,Rosechin Tomes Disclosed

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Togo - Employment Opportunities for Vulnerable Youth Project : restructuring (English)
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NOV 29, 2017 RES30576 Project Paper
Nigeria - Growth and Employment Project : restructuring (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 RES25557 Project Paper
Stepping up skills in urban Ghana : snapshot of the STEP skills measurement survey (English)
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JUL 20, 2017 117761 Working Paper
The labor market effects of financial crises : the role of temporary contracts in central and western Europe (English)
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JUN 05, 2017 WPS8085 Policy Research Working Paper
Targeted SME financing and employment effects : what do we know and what can we do differently? (English)
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JUN 05, 2017 115696 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Burundi - Local Development for Employment Project : resettlement plan : Cadre de politique de réinstallation (French)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG3414 Resettlement Plan
Nigeria - State Employment and Expenditure for Results Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental and social management plan for road maintenance across the three senatorial districts of Edo state (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG2386 Environmental Assessment
Where to create jobs : cities or towns? (English)
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APR 21, 2017 116317 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Burundi - Local Employment Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : Cadre de politiques des peuples autochtones Batwa (French)
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APR 01, 2017 SFG3424 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Senegal - Analysis of constraints to productive employment of vulnerable households : Senegal - Analyse aux contraintes à l’emploi productif des ménages vulnérables (French)
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APR 01, 2017 121428 Working Paper
Mozambique - Country partnership framework for the period FY17 - FY21 (English)
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MAR 30, 2017 104733 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Armenia - Strengthening the Livelihoods and Voice of Poor and Vulnerable Persons Project (English)
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FEB 15, 2017 ICR4042 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Togo - Youth Employment Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)
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JAN 30, 2017 SFG2942 Environmental Assessment
The economics of tobacco taxation and employment in Indonesia (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 120361 Working Paper
China - Bayannaoer Water Reclamation and Environment Protection Project : procurement plan (English)
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DEC 21, 2016 111248 Procurement Plan
Mongolia - Employment Support Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 SFG2708 Environmental Assessment Mongolian
Mongolia - Employment Support Project : environmental assessment : Орчны болон нийгмийн удирдлагын хүрээ (Mongolian)
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DEC 01, 2016 SFG2708 Environmental Assessment English
Egypt’s youth outside work and education (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 111174 Brief
Solomon Islands - Rapid Employment Project : additional financing (English)
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NOV 07, 2016 PAD2009 Project Paper
Workfare for whom? : a critical assessment of workfare programs in the Philippines (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 111940 Brief