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Women's entrepreneurship : how to measure the gap between new female and male entrepreneurs? (English)

This paper analyzes data on female and male entrepreneurship that were collected by the World Bank Group's Entrepreneurship Database. Recognizing the importance of a differentiated approach to entrepreneurship in terms of legal entities, the data on female and male business owners are collected at the level of limited liability companies and sole proprietorships. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8242 NOV 14, 2017

Krylova,Yulia; Ramalho,Rita; Meunier,Frederic Disclosed

Top policy lessons from Africa gender innovation lab research (English)

The study in Togo reveals that psychology-based entrepreneur training (personal initiative training) increases firm profits by 30 percent, compared to a statistically insignificant increase for traditional business training. ... See More +

Brief 120303 OCT 01, 2017

Coleman,Rachel Dawn; Goldstein,Markus P. French Disclosed

Tech start-up ecosystem in Beirut : findings and recommendations (English)

Technology is one of the main drivers of productivity and economic growth. Developing countries have traditionally had difficulties in both developing technology and absorbing foreign technology. ... See More +

Working Paper 119654 SEP 08, 2017

Mulas,Victor; Qian, Kathy; Henry,Stanley Scott Disclosed

Tech start-up ecosystem in Dar es Salaam : findings and recommendations (English)

Technology is one of the main drivers of productivity and economic growth. Developing countries have traditionally had difficulties in both developing technology and absorbing foreign technology. ... See More +

Working Paper 119132 AUG 28, 2017

Mulas,Victor; Qian, Kathy; Henry,Stanley Scott Disclosed

Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 19) : Environmental and social screening report : marking 56 km hiking trail in Imereti Region (English)

The development objective of the Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project for Georgia is to generate employment and increase household incomes for poor and vulnerable communities in the Kakheti and Imereti regions by supporting them to: (i) start and grow micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises in the tourism sector, and (ii) implement small works for the conservation and maintenance of cultural heritage sites. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3426 AUG 21, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 15) : Upgrading area around Nato Vachnadze museum in village Gurjaani (English)

The development objective of the Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project for Georgia is to generate employment and increase household incomes for poor and vulnerable communities in the Kakheti and Imereti regions by supporting them to: (i) start and grow micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises in the tourism sector, and (ii) implement small works for the conservation and maintenance of cultural heritage sites. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3426 JUN 14, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Lighting of Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park access road (English)

The development objective of the Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project for Georgia is to generate employment and increase household incomes for poor and vulnerable communities in the Kakheti and Imereti regions by supporting them to: (i) start and grow micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises in the tourism sector, and (ii) implement small works for the conservation and maintenance of cultural heritage sites. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3426 JUN 12, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Rehabilitation of Gurjaani public park (English)

The development objective of the Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project for Georgia is to generate employment and increase household incomes for poor and vulnerable communities in the Kakheti and Imereti regions by supporting them to: (i) start and grow micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises in the tourism sector, and (ii) implement small works for the conservation and maintenance of cultural heritage sites. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3426 JUN 12, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment : Rehabilitation of park in Village Alaverdi (English)

The development objective of the Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project for Georgia is to generate employment and increase household incomes for poor and vulnerable communities in the Kakheti and Imereti regions by supporting them to: (i) start and grow micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises in the tourism sector, and (ii) implement small works for the conservation and maintenance of cultural heritage sites. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3426 JUN 12, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Women's entrepreneurship facility : establishment of a financial intermediary fund (English)

Women entrepreneurs play a critical role in economic development by boosting growth and creating jobs, particularly in the bottom 40 percent. However, women face numerous challenges to financing, owning, and growing businesses, including access to capital and technology, lack of networks and knowledge resources, as well as legal, regulatory, and policy obstacles to business ownership and development. ... See More +

Board Report 116058 JUN 08, 2017

Disclosed

Tunisia - Business Environment and Entrepreneurship Development Policy Loan Project (English)

The development objective of the Business Environment and Entrepreneurship Development Policy Loan Project for Tunisia is to improve the business environment, and (ii) support entrepreneurship and deepen access to finance. ... See More +

Program Document 106348 MAY 09, 2017

Disclosed

Tunisia - Business Environment and Entrepreneurship (BEE) Development Policy Financing (DPF) Project (English)

Program Information Document 114789 MAY 01, 2017

Arabic, French Disclosed

Social enterprise ecosystems in South Asian association for regional cooperation countries (English)

The study analyzes the SE landscape and related ecosystem of seven SAARC countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. ... See More +

Working Paper 115152 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

Tunisia - Business Environment and Entrepreneurship Development Policy Financing Project (English)

Program Information Document 114676 APR 20, 2017

Disclosed

Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 11) : Environmental and social screening report for rehabilitation of tourist infrastructure adjacent to the Motsameta Monastery complex (English)

The development objective of the Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project for Georgia is to generate employment and increase household incomes for poor and vulnerable communities in the Kakheti and Imereti regions by supporting them to: (i) start and grow micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises in the tourism sector, and (ii) implement small works for the conservation and maintenance of cultural heritage sites. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3426 APR 01, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Assessing the role of international organizations in the development of the social enterprise sector (English)

This paper examines the contribution of international organizations to the development of the social enterprise sector worldwide, and assesses the types of programs and policies international organizations are using to promote this agenda globally. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8006 MAR 16, 2017

Hoyos,Angela; Angel-Urdinola,Diego Disclosed

Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 10) : Environmental and social screening report for rehabilitation of Vardisubani park (English)

The development objective of the Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project for Georgia is to generate employment and increase household incomes for poor and vulnerable communities in the Kakheti and Imereti regions by supporting them to: (i) start and grow micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises in the tourism sector, and (ii) implement small works for the conservation and maintenance of cultural heritage sites. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3426 FEB 01, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 9) : Environmental and social screening report for improvement of touristic infrastructure in village Ruispiri (English)

The development objective of the Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project for Georgia is to generate employment and increase household incomes for poor and vulnerable communities in the Kakheti and Imereti regions by supporting them to: (i) start and grow micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises in the tourism sector, and (ii) implement small works for the conservation and maintenance of cultural heritage sites. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3426 FEB 01, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Women entrepreneurs and access to finance : program profiles from around the world (English)

International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, is committed to reducing poverty and improving lives in developing countries through investment and technical assistance. ... See More +

Working Paper 112118 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

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Mexico - Strengthening Entrepreneurship in Productive Forest Landscapes Project : environmental assessment : Productivos forestales : marco de manejo ambiental (Spanish)
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NOV 24, 2017 SFG3776 Environmental Assessment
Women's entrepreneurship : how to measure the gap between new female and male entrepreneurs? (English)
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NOV 14, 2017 WPS8242 Policy Research Working Paper
Top policy lessons from Africa gender innovation lab research (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120303 Brief French
Tech start-up ecosystem in Beirut : findings and recommendations (English)
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SEP 08, 2017 119654 Working Paper
Tech start-up ecosystem in Dar es Salaam : findings and recommendations (English)
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AUG 28, 2017 119132 Working Paper
Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 19) : Environmental and social screening report : marking 56 km hiking trail in Imereti Region (English)
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AUG 21, 2017 SFG3426 Environmental Assessment
Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 15) : Upgrading area around Nato Vachnadze museum in village Gurjaani (English)
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JUN 14, 2017 SFG3426 Environmental Assessment
Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Lighting of Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park access road (English)
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JUN 12, 2017 SFG3426 Environmental Assessment
Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Rehabilitation of Gurjaani public park (English)
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JUN 12, 2017 SFG3426 Environmental Assessment
Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment : Rehabilitation of park in Village Alaverdi (English)
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JUN 12, 2017 SFG3426 Environmental Assessment
Women's entrepreneurship facility : establishment of a financial intermediary fund (English)
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JUN 08, 2017 116058 Board Report
Tunisia - Business Environment and Entrepreneurship Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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MAY 09, 2017 106348 Program Document
Tunisia - Business Environment and Entrepreneurship (BEE) Development Policy Financing (DPF) Project (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 114789 Program Information Document Arabic, French
Social enterprise ecosystems in South Asian association for regional cooperation countries (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115152 Working Paper
Tunisia - Business Environment and Entrepreneurship Development Policy Financing Project (English)
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APR 20, 2017 114676 Program Information Document
Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 11) : Environmental and social screening report for rehabilitation of tourist infrastructure adjacent to the Motsameta Monastery complex (English)
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APR 01, 2017 SFG3426 Environmental Assessment
Assessing the role of international organizations in the development of the social enterprise sector (English)
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MAR 16, 2017 WPS8006 Policy Research Working Paper
Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 10) : Environmental and social screening report for rehabilitation of Vardisubani park (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 SFG3426 Environmental Assessment
Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 9) : Environmental and social screening report for improvement of touristic infrastructure in village Ruispiri (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 SFG3426 Environmental Assessment
Women entrepreneurs and access to finance : program profiles from around the world (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112118 Working Paper